Are You A Victim Of Verbal and Emotional Abuse From An Addict?

Sad to say, but abuse is pretty common in relationships that include an addict. It can be because of their guilt and shame, unresolved childhood and family of origin issues, the effects of drugs and alcohol and many other factors, those who suffer from the verbal and emotional abuse of an addict can suffer greatly…

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Are You Always On The Defense Defending Yourself?

I love this description about defense and always debating by Byron Katie. One thing for sure that most codependents do is to defend and debate about things because of their lack of confidence in their decisions and being able to validate themselves. A familiar habit also is to try to take care of others feelings…

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