Supporting a partner with an addiction can be a very challenging journey. Dr. Weiss’ prodependence approach revolutionized addiction healthcare by improving the ways we treat loved ones of addicts and other troubled people by offering them more dignity for their suffering rather than blame for the problem. Listen to today’s episode to learn more about prodependence.
In this episode with Dr. Rob Weiss, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- Understanding how the theory of codependency evolved in the psychiatric treatment community
- Why the traditional approach to healing for those partnered with an addict may not be healthy
- The importance of not shaming someone who is partnered with an addict
- How to best support a partner with an addiction
- And much more!
Robert Weiss PhD, LCSW is Chief Clinical Officer of Seeking Integrity LLC, an organization that provides online education and residential treatment for, porn, and substance/sex-addicted men and their families. Dr. Weiss is an online host for Digital Intervention on A&E and has served as a subject-matter expert for major media outlets including CNN, NPR, and The New York Times, among others. He is the author of eleven books, including Prodependence, Sex Addiction 101, and Out of the Doghouse.
Sign up for our 14 Day Happy Couples Challenge here: 14 Day Happy Couples Challenge
Do you want to hear more on this topic? Continue the conversation on our Facebook Group here: Love Tribe
Faherty Brand makes the best clothes, from premium fabrics with gotta-feel-it-to-believe-it softness. Head to FahertyBrand.com and enter the promo code IDO at checkout to snag 20% off ALL your new spring staples.
Füm is a tobacco-free non-electronic inhaler used to quit smoking and vaping naturally. Join 50,000+ worldwide and create healthier positive habits. Quit naturally with Füm and use IDO to save 10% at https://www.breathefum.com/IDO.
Fuzzy is is a tele-health service for pet parents that offers 24/7 access to personalized pet care from veterinary professionals. Fuzzy is offering our listeners a FREE 7-Day Trial membership. Go to YourFuzzy.com/ido today to sign up.
Calm is the #1 app for sleep and meditation. Transform your life with just a few minutes a day. For listeners of the show, Calm is offering an exclusive offer of 40% off a Calm Premium subscription at calm.com/ido.
Spark My Relationship Course: Get $100 off our online course. Visit SparkMyRelationship.com/Unlock for our special offer just for our I Do Podcast listeners!
If you love this episode (and our podcast!), would you mind giving us a review in iTunes? It would mean the world to us and we promise it only takes a minute. Many thanks in advance! – Chase & Sarah