The Codependent Family-Life After Treatment

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“The Codependent Family”-Life After Treatment

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:

I decided as part of my blogging series, “Recovery in Addiction Series”, to include a few blogs on the family. It is an undisputed fact that family is directly affected by addiction and in most cases, it is the family that eventually help to motivate change in an addict or at least do their utmost to do so. Families also suffer immense hardship through addiction and it does leave emotional scars in everyone. No one escapes the impact and effects of addiction.

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The Codependent Family-codependency

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“The Codependent Family”-codependency

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:

I decided as part of my blogging series, “Recovery in Addiction Series”, to include a few blogs on the family. It is an undisputed fact that family is directly affected by addiction and in most cases, it is the family that eventually help to motivate change in an addict or at least do their utmost to do so. Families also suffer immense hardship through addiction and it does leave emotional scars in everyone. No one escapes the impact and effects of addiction.

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“The Codependent Family”-Enabling

Addiction a family disease

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“The Codependent Family”-Enabling

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:

I decided as part of my blogging series, “Recovery in Addiction Series”, to include a few blogs on the family. It is an undisputed fact that family is directly affected by addiction and in most cases, it is the family that eventually help to motivate change in an addict or at least do their utmost to do so. Families also suffer immense hardship through addiction and it does leave emotional scars in everyone. No one escapes the impact and effects of addiction.

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The Codependent Family-Roles

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The Codependent Family-Roles

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:

I decided as part of my blogging series, “Recovery in Addiction Series”, to include a few blogs on the family. It is an undisputed fact that family is directly affected by addiction and in most cases, it is the family that eventually help to motivate change in an addict or at least do their utmost to do so. Families also suffer immense hardship through addiction and it does leave emotional scars in everyone. No one escapes the impact and effects of addiction.

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Emotional Recovery

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feel·ing
[ fee-ling]

NOUN
1.
the general state of consciousness considered independently of particular sensations, thoughts, etc.
2.
a consciousness or vague awareness: a feeling of inferiority.

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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.

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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”

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Making excuses in addiction recovery

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Addiction dictionary definitionex·cuse

NOUN
Pronunciation /ɪkˈskjuːs//ɛkˈskjuːs/
1A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense.

‘there can be no excuse for any further delay’

‘the excuse that half the team failed to turn up’

[ verb ik- skyooz; noun ik- skyoos]

VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [EX·CUSED, EX·CUS·ING.]
2.
to offer an apology for; seek to remove the blame of: He excused his absence by saying that he was ill.
4.
to release from an obligation or duty: to be excused from jury duty.

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Depression in Recovery-How to recognise it?

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Addiction dictionary definitionde·pres·sion
[dih- presh- uhn]

NOUN
1.
the act of depressing.
2.
the state of being depressed.
3.
a depressed or sunken place or part; an area lower than the surrounding surface.
4.
sadness; gloom; dejection.
5.
Psychiatry. a condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal; sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason.

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