Are you enabling? Enabling is not the same as helping. Enabling refers to any behavior on your part that makes it easier for the addict to continue to abuse. If your husband is too hungover to get to work and you call in sick for him, then you have enabled his drinking and he is
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Jeff Bratton and Libby Cataldi, author of Stay Close, speak about the shame and guilt that surrounds addiction and how her son Jeff ultimately achieved sobriety.
And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him. Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but