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34 What happens after you leave or lose an addict? The 5 Stages of Loss

What happens after you leave or lose an addict? The 5 Stages of Loss

April 11th, 2016

What to expect when you leave an addict (or lose them to addiction)…from someone who’s been through it.

58 When to stop helping an addict

When to stop helping an addict

March 1st, 2016

When does your help actually become HARMFUL? We review the difference between positive and negative help here. With a section for your questions at the end.

6 Married to an addict? A guide to surviving the Holidays

Married to an addict? A guide to surviving the Holidays

December 18th, 2015

Are you caught in a marriage with a drug addict? How do you survive the Holidays? An article with insight from someone who’s been there. Read and share here.

23 Living with an addict in denial: Coping with depression and anxiety

Living with an addict in denial: Coping with depression and anxiety

November 13th, 2015

Depression and anxiety are two common mental health disorders experienced by those close to an active addict, especially if the addicted person is denying their problem. What can you do when in such situation? Learn here.

24 When leaving an addict is too hard

When leaving an addict is too hard

October 26th, 2015

Three (3) tips to help get you through self-doubt when leaving an addict…and why you’ll be better off in the long run.

25 What families should expect from a recovering addict

What families should expect from a recovering addict

September 28th, 2015

More here on what you should expect, be aware of, and understand about addiction recovery. Then, a section for your questions at the end.

138 Let go of an addict!

Let go of an addict!

August 29th, 2015

For those of us who love addicts, letting go can be terrifying. But life can be so much more! Read on for encouragement when getting out a codependent relationship with an addict (from someone who’s been there). Then, your questions are welcomed at the end.

7 The impact of drug addiction in families

The impact of drug addiction in families

August 8th, 2015

Addiction does not stop with the addict. It impacts the entire family. Suggestions on how your family can heal after addiction here.

93 How to help a drug addicted spouse

How to help a drug addicted spouse

June 21st, 2015

How can you help a drug addicted spouse? Thoughts on the Law of Attraction and generating positive intention here.

68 Enabling is not helping! The secret to helping an addict

Enabling is not helping! The secret to helping an addict

May 31st, 2015

How do you really help an addict? We review some effective tactics here.

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