First 100 Words
The destructive nature of chemical addiction does not limit itself to the addict. Family members and loved ones also must cope with the broken promises, social embarrassment, and emotional wreckage that the addict leaves in his or her wake.
There is a deeply ingrained obligation to support and care for those closest to our hearts, but what is to be done when the chaos and pain created by the behavior of an addict simply becomes unmanageable for those who love him? How does one help someone who won’t help himself? The unfortunate, but inescapable fact is that you have little to no control over the behavior of your loved ones, least of all one who is suffering from addictive disease . . .
When To Use
One of the most important life skills. Letting go, ending enabling, getting past guilt, love versus control, why detachment just might be “the ticket” the employee’s been searching for.
How to Use
Clients sessions, waiting rooms, health fairs.