Reposted from: Addiction Journal: The Guarantees of Addiction/Recovery The Guarantees of addiction/ recovery October 31, 2012 You are advised by other parents to not enable and to put your child out of your home if they are active in addiction. Their advice is intellectually sound, yet you feel it is unloving and cold. The advice goes
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Are You Enabling?
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