addiction in the family


Addiction and the Family

Addiction affects every family differently, depending on how persistent the addiction is, which family member struggles with addiction, and whether or not these families have external social support. Addiction introduces increased amounts of stress, which affects many different areas of family life and many different family members. Social, psychological, and emotional issues caused by addiction …

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Can Boundaries Work in a Codependent Relationship?

Yes, it is possible to set and maintain personal boundaries in a codependent relationship, but it takes practice. Here’s why: Our values and needs become blurred and enmeshed in codependency; we don’t know where we end and the other person begins. In codependency, we focus on how someone else can meet our needs rather than focusing …

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