Tag Archives: addiction

Addiction, Again?

Yes, again.  When addiction is a family legacy it rears it’s ugly head every time you turn around. This time it is one of my nephews.  No news here, in one sense.  I remember an argument my mother began and … Continue reading

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E is for Enabler: A-to-Z Challenge

Look, this is going to be a short, my opinions and views, not a psychologist’s definition.  But as I have been in the trenches for 30 years, I have some experience with this. An enabler is one who undermines the … Continue reading

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A is for Addiction (and, Alcoholism)

I was quiet about my addiction for many years except among close friends and family.  Then a couple of years ago I realized it was like so many things, that those with courage needed to bring it out of the … Continue reading

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