Fear of Fear

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Addiction dictionary definition fear
[feer]

NOUN
1. a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid.
2. a specific instance of or propensity for such a feeling: an abnormal fear of heights.
3. concern or anxiety; solicitude: a fear for someone’s safety.
4. reverential awe, especially toward God: the fear of God.
5. something that causes feelings of dread or apprehension; something a person is afraid of: Cancer is a common fear.

Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

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In another person’s shoes

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Addiction dictionary definitionem·pa·thy
[ em-p uh-thee]
NOUN
1.
the psychological identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.
2.
the imaginative ascribing to an object, as a natural object or work of art, feelings or attitudes present in oneself: By means of empathy, a great painting becomes a mirror of the self.

“In Another Person’s Shoes”

Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

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Are You in Denial & Delusion in Recovery

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de·ni·al
[dih- nahy- uhl]

NOUN
1.
an assertion that something said, believed, alleged, etc., is false: Despite his denials, we knew he had taken the purse. The politician issued a denial of his opponent’s charges.
2.
refusal to believe a doctrine, theory, or the like.
3.
disbelief in the existence or reality of a thing.
4.
the refusal to satisfy a claim, request, desire, etc., or the refusal of a person making it.
5.
refusal to recognize or acknowledge; a disowning or disavowal: the traitor’s denial of his country; Peter’s denial of Christ.

Hi, it’s Dermot again. If you read my last blog, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a “Recovery from Addiction Series”, If not read on:

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How YOU can help yourself grow in Recovery from Addiction – My tips

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“How YOU can help yourself grow in Recovery from Addiction – My tips”

Hi its Dermot here, if you’ve read my Bio, then you will know a bit more about me. Now I’ve put together a series on recovery, from my own experience, but I would like your input and value also, as I know we are all unique and have been affected in different ways.

So if you are in active addiction still and maybe thinking about stopping, are in recovery or are even a friend or family member, then maybe this blog series might help you. I do hope so.

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