You’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, but now you’re feeling an anxiety attack coming on because you’re worried about the medications your doctor prescribed. As you sit there thinking about how they will make you feel and the warning labels, which include words like “addiction,” your heart … [Read more...] aboutWhat Anxiety Medications Are Addictive?
If your way of helping a loved one who is an addict is by making excuses to keep them out of trouble, you’re wrong. That makes you an enabler, and that means you’re making their addiction an even bigger problem. The Two Kinds of Enabling According to Jeff Jay, there are two kinds of enabling; … [Read more...] about5 Ways to Avoid Enabling an Addict
Being a good friend or family member is important, but sometimes delivering some good old fashioned tough love is equally essential. When someone you love faces an alcohol addiction, the first thing you want to do is leap to their rescue, but too many times the rescuer becomes the enabler to their … [Read more...] about4 Ways to Avoid Enabling an Alcoholic
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...] about2 Things Enabling Isn’t