Try to adopt the following approaches to your alcoholic / addict; 1. Try to learn the facts about alcoholism and other drug addiction. Keep an open mind. 2. Recognize addiction for what it is-a disease of the body, mind, behavior, and spirit from which people can and do recover. Like other diseases, nobody really intends …∞
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Detach, separate, walk away Somewhat at odds with the message of continuing love and compassion is the more “tough-love” message that comes from many people – some of whom give both suggestions. A more compassionate approach may be in order in the beginning, but a time may come, particularly after you’ve tried to help repeatedly …∞
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