Addiction is a disease that can be incredibly difficult on a relationship. It’s hard to know when you are enabling or helping your partner. Navigating the world of addiction is a difficult prospect for even the strongest individuals. Listen to today’s show to learn how to deal with the addict in your life.
In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- The key distinction between supporting or enabling and addict
- Allowing the addict to experience the consequences of their addiction
- The importance of seeking professional support as the partner of an addict
- Avoiding manipulation from an addicted partner
- And much more!
Sherry Gaba, LCSW, is a licensed psychotherapist, author and life coach who helps people cope with addictions, trauma and mental health issues.
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