Accepting that Your Family Needs a Break

Accepting that your family needs a break

  Addiction is a family disease that affects everyone close to an addict.  Lies, stealing, and isolation have placed a wedge in the relationship that may not be easily removed.  After returning from treatment understand that things may not be perfect immediately.   They are exhausted Watching a family member suffer and not being able to do anything to help …

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How Do I Process Growing Up With An Alcoholic?


Alcoholism has terrible effects on the person living with it. Alcoholism also has terrible effect on the people living with the person who is living with alcoholism. When someone in the family home is living with alcoholism, everyone is living with an alcoholic, which means they are all living with alcoholism. Alcoholism is called a family disease for this reason. …

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