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The Root Cause and Permanent Solution for an Alcohol or Drug Addiction

The Root Cause and Permanent Solution for an Alcohol or Drug Addiction

The alcohol and drug problem in this country is huge and most of the standard addiction recovery and treatment programs arent working. Consider the following CRIME: 25% of all prison inmates are there for drug related crimes. 16.4% are in prison for committing crimes to get money for drugs. 47% of crimes were committed while […] Read more
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Quitting The Negative Cycle Of Excuses And Addiction

Quitting The Negative Cycle Of Excuses And Addiction

Dulling the Pain I have heard people say that they abuse alcohol and drugs to dull the pain. In fact, many of these same individuals state that almost everyone they know has a need to dull the pain somehow. Question: doesnt life present all of us with pain? At the risk of sounding superficial, we […] Read more
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Love Addiction, Approval Addiction

Love Addiction, Approval Addiction

In my experience as a counselor for 40 years, I have found that love addiction and approval addiction are far more prevalent than any other substance or process addictions. We live in a love-addicted, approval-addicted society. What does it mean to be love/approval addicted? Below is a checklist for you to see if you are […] Read more
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Dealing With Addiction In The Family

Dealing With Addiction In The Family

Dealing with addicted family members is always a big challenge. There are some important issues to explore when someone you love is harming themselves. ARE YOU CONTRIBUTING TO THE PROBLEM? People use various addictions to avoid their painful feelings, especially their feelings of anxiety, stress, aloneness, emptiness and loneliness. Is there some Read more
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Beyond Fear And Addiction: Six Steps To Healing

Beyond Fear And Addiction: Six Steps To Healing

There is a wonderful anachronism for FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real Much of the fear in our lives is based on false evidence. Our bodies are designed to respond with the fight or flight mechanism to real and present danger – such as being physically attacked. In the face of real and present danger, the […] Read more
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