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Enabling the Addict

Note: This post on enabling the addict is once again from our contributor B.H. and it explores her experience with her son’s addiction.  What Does It Mean to Be Enabling…

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Self-Care When You Love An Addict

Note: This is from contributor B.H. who regularly shares her stories as she’s gone through her son’s addiction and recovery journey.  The Importance of Self-Care when Your Child is Addicted…

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The Inevitable Worry of a Parent

Note: This is from contributing writer B.H. and it highlights her struggles and the worry and anxiety she has felt throughout her son’s journey with addiction and recovery.  Many parents…

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What to Expect When Your Child Enters Rehab

Note: This is from writer B.H. sharing her experiences of what it’s like to have a child going to rehab and the feelings she experienced during this time. What’s It…

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The Difference between a Relapse and a Slip

Note: This post is another from our contributing writer B.H. who has been regularly sharing her stories and experiences with her son’s struggle with addiction.  When an addict completes a…

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Setting Boundaries: When the Addict in Recovery Moves Back Home

Note: This is part three in our series of posts written by a guest contributor who is bravely sharing her stories about her son’s addiction and recovery process. Our guest…

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Codependency and the Addicted Loved One

Note: This is the second post in contributing writer B.H.’s own story about her son and his struggle with addiction. Her first post detailing her story and journey is here. …

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My Son’s Drug Addiction: The Beginning (From Writer BH)

Note: The following is a story in someone’s own words– BH– whose son dealt with addiction. The writer wishes to remain anonymous but over the next few weeks, several of…

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What is an Intervention?

Addiction is a deadly disease that affects more than the afflicted person. Friends and family members must deal with the trials and tribulations associated with addiction, such as lies, deceit,…

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