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The 5 Stages of a Dying Relationship

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The 5 Stages of a Dying Relationship

Living with an addict is not easy; in fact it’s one of the hardest lifestyles to endure. But living with the addiction is one of the hardest things for an outsider to comprehend. I have lived the addiction and also lived with an addicted, or many at that. Living with someone who is addicted is ...

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How to Support An Addicted Family Member Without Enabling

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How to Support An Addicted Family Member Without Enabling

How to Support An Addicted Family Member Without Enabling It’s common to get into a certain relationship dynamic with someone who is struggling with an addiction. In fact, one of the most common patterns is to begin to enable that person and to contribute to their feelings of powerlessness. Often, what happens is that the ...

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My Gateway into Drug Addiction

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My Gateway into Drug Addiction

I was merely 13 years old when I had my first drink. I had the last drink at 20 nearing Christmas. I don’t really remember when I stopped drinking in my youth, but there where times. And I remember the first time that I mixed alcohol with any kind of drug. This is the first ...

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