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Dealing with a Codependent Partner

Codependency is a relationship that means there is an excessive emotional and psychological dependence on a partner. Often, this relationship requires the support or enabling of an addiction. This balance of both parties involved in a codependent relationship is harmful. Typically the person who is enabling the addicted loved one is labeled as the codependent.…

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Benefits of Family Counseling

Addiction impacts the entire family system. Caring for a loved one struggling with substance abuse can cause considerable stress on family members. Fortunately, being involved in a family therapy program is instrumental to the recovery process. Family counseling is a great way to strengthen bonds and reconstruct relationships. When individual family members are prudent in…

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Rebuilding Relationships After Rehab

One of the most challenging things you have to do in recovery is rebuilding some of the relationships that have suffered during your addiction. Through the family therapy program at Sunflower Wellness Retreat in Osawatomie, Kansas, you can begin rebuilding relationships while you’re still in recovery. Of course, it won’t be easy to mend these broken ties,…