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Addicts and Manipulation

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Addicts and Manipulation Anyone who has a close friend or relative who has struggled with a substance use disorder knows all too well about the manipulative ways of a person being controlled by their addiction. These behaviors cause extreme heartache and pain and even have the power to separate families and end marriages. In a relationship that has been damaged…

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The relationship with an addict

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The Relationship with an Addict Maintaining a relationship with an addict is not easy. The drink or drug they are hooked on becomes the center of their life, and their partner and family eventually take a back seat, along with anything other than the addiction. As the addiction becomes more intense, the addict is no longer able to take care…

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Why is drinking so socially acceptable?

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Why is drinking so socially acceptable? by Tannia V. Alcohol is treated as if it is not a drug and has no negative consequences. Almost every social situation seems to involve alcohol. How many parties are thrown without alcohol being served? How many people go out after work or on a weekend and do not drink? What holiday is celebrated…

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Weight loss and what no one talks about

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Weight loss and what no one talks about Few things are as inspiring as a drastic change in eating and lifestyle habits. In the typical narrative that wraps around the weight loss issue, we usually focus on the obvious, like the health benefits, that good dose of self-esteem it brings, or a higher quality of sleep. Although it is true that…

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The challenge of being a woman, a mom and a worker 

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The challenge of being a woman, a mom and a worker  Today, men and women share positions of power and decision in companies. We all care about development and prosperity. But that job progress also invisibly depends on our individual emotional realities. In fact, we are not as creative or lucid when we have worries at home. Now, there is…

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America Has a Pandemic-Related Drinking Problem

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America Has a Pandemic-Related Drinking Problem Having a glass of wine, a brewski or a couple of shots sometimes helps take the edge off from a tense workday, we all get it. The problem is that maybe one day someone will have two beers, or maybe some other day in the future, the same person, after drinking alone for so…

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Hitting Rock Bottom

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Hitting Rock Bottom It is very common for people with chemical dependency in the recovery process to refer to "hitting rock bottom" when they speak of the moment of greatest pain and therefore of conscience to request help and recognize that alcoholism or drug use is a problem in their life. How deep is this bottom? hitting rock bottom when...
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Living with a drug addict

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Living with a drug addict If you are living with a relative or loved one who is addicted to drugs, you must be prepared to face any type of situation that may occur along the way. Drug addiction is unbearable and harmful not only for the addicted person, but also for the family and friends around them. The emotional and…

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