Codependency and being and enabler

Codependency and being an enabler

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Codependence – a person is “addicted to the addict”; they assume responsibility for meeting the addict’s need and neglect their own Enablers – people who knowingly or unknowingly protect addicts from the natural consequences of their actions “when you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil” – max lerner

Spotting Addiction

Spotting addiction

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If there is even a small concern, then in most cases there is a problem, that given time will only develop and become a bigger problem. There could be many hidden addictions and there’s rarely no smoke without fire, no matter what story the person you’re concerned about concocts to baffle and confuse you. If your gut tells you there’s …

Helping Families

How addiction affects families

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Addictions affect everybody from any class, culture, race, religion, gender, sexual preferences, etc It happens to so many families, that 20% – 1 in 5, of British families have some sort of concern, which they normally hide because of fear of stigma. Remember, 10% – 1 in 10 people have some form of Addiction, whether chronic or still in it’s …

Addiction = Selfishness

Addiction = Selfishness

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Therefore a full lifestyle change including an adoption of a Spiritual lifestyle (thinking of others rather than remaining selfish and self centred) is required for success. The continuation of remaining vigilant and being aware of people, places and things that may trigger a response leading back to the addictive substance, behaviour or process is simply “part of the process” but …