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11 May 2017 Written by Published in Family
Alice P, an addict’s mom, wrote in to tell us about a liberating 'aha' moment she had about her painful relationship with…
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28 April 2017 Written by Published in Family
Children of alcoholics can be controlling and critical. How is that working for me, one might well ask. This week, I had…
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21 April 2017 Written by Published in Family
Why is fear such a common bond among adult children of alcoholics? More importantly, how do we overcome the terror of so…
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17 April 2017 Written by Published in Family
Like most adult children of alcoholics, I don't know what normal is, so I'm often unaware that I'm in an abnormal, unhealthy…
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13 April 2017 Written by Published in Family
When someone you love is using drugs, the constant fear of an overdose is debilitating. There is a way to keep a…
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01 April 2017 Written by Published in Family
You may think that only soldiers at war experience Post Traumatic Stress symptoms, but that is far from the truth. Parents and…
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01 April 2017 Written by Published in Family
One of the most painful forms of relationship stress is walking on eggshells with someone you love and want to please. Not…
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01 April 2017 Written by Published in Family
When members of my new recovery group asked, “What brings you here?” I stammered and changed the topic. I’m still too afraid…
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31 March 2017 Written by Published in Family
My brother Ricky called me, his big sister. Whenever he needed help I put on my hero's cape and flew to his…
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28 March 2017 Written by Published in Family
Do you know the difference between a healthy and unhealthy relationship? Many people have not had enough exposure to what a healthy…
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28 March 2017 Written by Published in Family
Despite greater awareness of the dangers of prenatal exposure to alcohol, the rates of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders remain alarmingly high.
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27 March 2017 Written by Published in Family
Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor.
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21 March 2017 Written by Published in Family
About half of pregnant women in the United States drink alcohol around the time they become pregnant or in early pregnancy, usually…
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17 March 2017 Written by Published in Family
I just learned my son Marvin has not invited me to an upcoming family event. I like being with my five adult…
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