Did you get through the Thanksgiving holiday with your sanity intact? When someone has an addiction in the family, holidays can be a challenge. Family gatherings can trigger some really deep emotional issues that drudge up the past. Instead a cheerful, holiday spirit–depression can consume people at Christmas time–and people […]

Sanity During the Holidays

Codependency is considered the co-addiction to any addiction. It is referred to as a co-addiction because it is a compulsion as much as the addiction is to the addict. I know that when I came to recovery, I did not understand the definition of the word. Codependency is rescuing, care-taking, […]

Codependency–the Co-addiction