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Is Tough Love Effective in Treating Addiction?

Article from VeryWell Mind by Elizabeth Hartney, BSc., MSc., MA, PhD

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According to Elizabeth Hartney, "Rather than focusing on simply using a "tough love" approach to dealing with a loved one who has an addiction, learning how to establish healthy boundaries can be more effective."

This article defines tough love and when it should be practiced.

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addiction, parenting, Tough Love, Treatment