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5 Devastating Ways Alcoholism Harms Your Marriage

Alcoholism and marriage is a complicated pairing that can be incredibly challenging to handle without professional guidance. Addiction harms relationships in a variety of ways due to the fact it makes the sufferer prioritize alcohol higher than anything else. When someone has promised to share their home, finances and emotional life with their partner, a …

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Can Isolation Trigger Alcoholism or Make It Worse?

Someone who’s struggled with an alcohol use disorder knows that isolation and alcoholism tend to go hand-in-hand. Loneliness and a sense of disassociation are often triggers for addiction, but the abuse of alcohol also causes them. If you feel isolated and you’re at risk of relapse, or you’re worried about how much you’ve been drinking, …

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How to Get into Drug Rehab When You’re Afraid of Asking for Help

Entering rehab is a brave and extraordinary choice to make that can improve your life as well as the lives of everyone who’s close to you. It’s difficult for someone who hasn’t experienced addiction to understand it, leading the sufferer to experience shame and withdrawal. The nature of addiction makes it challenging to self-diagnose because …

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Tips for a Christian Wife Dealing With an Alcoholic Husband

People say that alcoholism is a family disease. This is because the disruptions to the addict’s life always have repercussions for the people closest to them. Changes in their personality can make them more argumentative and unkind, especially when they’re inebriated. Job performance may decline to the point where they stop working entirely. They may …

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