Do you know what enabling is? We discussed what it means recently in What Is Enabling? Now, we’re clearing up some confusion by talking about what enabling isn’t. There are many mixed opinions about what does and doesn’t enable an addict. Just look at these two opposite opinions: Stop … [Read more...] about 2 Things Enabling Isn’t
If you want an individual in your life to recover, don’t enable their addiction. Have you ever heard this advice? Maybe you read it online, in a book, or heard it from a counselor or medical professional. Either way, it’s good advice. Enabling doesn’t help anyone, but what exactly is enabling? With … [Read more...] about What Is Enabling?
Andrew is addicted to cocaine. 15 years ago he drank himself drunk and smoked weed for the first time. It was intense, and something about it was pleasurable. Andrew wanted more, and one of his buddies introduced him to cocaine. Before he knew it, he was behind bars serving a sentence for … [Read more...] about Does Calling Addiction a Disease Enable Addicts?
Have you ever heard the term “beer belly”? Well, it’s true. Drinking beer can lead to a budlging belly that calls for an extra notch or two on the belt. So if you’re counting calories or even looking to lose weight, then you should think twice before gulping down that beer in your hand. Alcohol and … [Read more...] about Will Alcohol Make Me Fat?