Tag Archives: Addict

Five Ways to Stop Addict Manipulation

Five Ways to Stop Addict Manipulation

The road to recovery is not just a journey for addicts. Loved ones suffer along with the addicts – especially when addicts try to manipulate them. A lot of the time, family and friends do not understand how their own traits contribute...
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07/15 2016
Mother-Daughter Addict Relationship

Mother-Daughter Addict Relationship

Addiction to drugs and alcohol cause many problems for both the addict and the addict’s family. The family dynamic changes and becomes distorted when addiction rules the thoughts and behavior of family members. Saddest of all is the effect of addiction on innocent...
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06/29 2016
Father-Daughter Addict Relationship

Father-Daughter Addict Relationship

The relationship that a daughter has with her father has a profound impact on her. The father-daughter relationship determines the thoughts, feelings and identity that a daughter may establish regarding future relationships with other men. How the father interacts with the daughter affects...
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06/28 2016
Ways to avoid getting manipulated by an addict

Ways to avoid getting manipulated by an addict

People who have a drug or alcohol addiction will become a slave to that addiction. Once an addiction takes hold of a person’s body and mind, that person will do anything to get their fix. Because of this, addicts become very adept...
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04/01 2016
How Long Should You Be Single After Going Through Treatment?

How Long Should You Be Single After Going Through Treatment?

After completing the demanding rehabilitation treatment process for addiction, the recovering addict is most vulnerable. It is a common rule in early recovery to suggest that the addict abstain from intimate relationships for the first year after treatment. Often addicts will hook-up...
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03/11 2016
Ten Things to Do if you think Your Loved One Is an Addict

Ten Things to Do if you think Your Loved One Is an Addict

Addiction affects not only the addict but their family as well. Addiction puts tremendous stress on all members of the family and evokes an array of emotions like fear, worry, anger, shame, guilt and frustration. Relationships are affected and change depending upon...
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03/09 2016
Is Sobriety Right For You?

Is Sobriety Right For You?

For someone who has given up drugs or alcohol, sobriety should become a way of life and not just an event. Sobriety is the beginning of their journey back to wellness. There are many reasons why people begin to use drugs or...
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03/03 2016