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How Compassion Can Help You Support an Addicted Loved One

Article from Psychology Today by Beverly Engel, L.M.F.T.

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In her article Beverly Engel says, "We’ve been told that staying with a partner who struggles with addiction means that we’re enabling their destructive behavior, that wanting to help a family member means we’re codependent, and the best thing for both of us is to walk away from the relationship entirely. But is this true?"

Read this article to learn another way to relate to a partner or family member who struggles with an addiction.

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addiction, Compassion, CRAFT, family education, Support