codependent partner

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.…

family counseling

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…