Parents & Spouses



Posts Geared for Parents, Spouses & Codependents


How Does One Love from a Distance?

Enabling Makes You Suffer

Why Alcoholics Hurt People


Who Teaches Addicts if Sane People Don’t?

Elements of a Narcissist

Victim Mentality

Words Are Just Dormant Seeds

Addiction Neuroscientists Should Talk to Some Moms

Do the Opposite of Therapy

The Ability to Enjoy Less



Let’s Destroy Some Myths

Let’s Destroy Some More Myths

Separating Fact from Fiction – Notion That We Are Victims of Addiction Is a Myth

How Not to Help Addicts

Don’t Blame Your Genes!

The Very Definition of Recovery Is Regaining the Power of Choice

Recovery Inc.

Trust Me, The Root of Our Problem Is Selfishness

Are You Free?

Must-Do List For Clueless Addicts

Reality Check

Addiction Is a Moral Failure, Obviously

Moral Psychology

Courage or Cowardice?

Never Give Up. Anyone Can Recover.

Relapse is NOT Part of Recovery

Get Your Advice From Nature

A Message for Parents and Spouses

Some Truths About Addiction

Sorry Folks, We Aren’t Sad Little Children

Ways of Telling if Your Addict is Recovered

Comment Response on Dopamine & Working With Medicated Addicts (Edited)

Act Without Expectation

Addicts & Alcoholics Will Suck You Dry

Accountability Is Freedom

Addicts Don’t Understand Being Human

One of Seven Billion

Don’t Care How You Feel & Don’t Care What You Believe

There’s No Point to Treatment if We Fail to Begin Loving God More Than Drugs (Edited)

Are We Just Disconnected?

Accomplishment = Happiness?

Anybody Can Take Steps – Chapter Three

Culture Of Mental Illness

Nature Knows Best

Tao Wisdom

To Recover Is To Grow Up & Restore Our Conscience

Why Bother With Anything?

Action or Grace?

Narcissism & Passive-Aggression

Comment/Response on Carrying Self-Absorption Into Sobriety

"Does Narcissism Go Away In Recovery?" Comment/Response

Comment on Narcissism

Tough Love

Excuses of an Addict

How to Cripple an Addict

Human Responsibility


What To Do With Addicts