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The Importance of Supporting and Encouraging a Loved One’s Recovery

For people who have little experience or knowledge of addiction, recovery may seem relatively straightforward. A person addicted to alcohol or drugs just needs a stint at rehab to get clean, right? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Addiction is a powerful, chronic brain disease that’s as much psychological as it is physical. Its effects […]

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So You’re Married to an Addict… Now What?

Picture this: You meet the man or woman who seems to be your perfect match. The two of you marry, maybe buy a home and start a family, going through all the motions one would expect of a contemporary married couple. Then you discover, after several years of wedded bliss, that your other half has […]

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