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Addict in the Family Audiobook

Addict in the Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery

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For families of addicts, feelings of fear, shame, and confusion over a loved one's addiction can cause deep anxiety, sleepless nights, and even physical illness. And the emotional distress family members suffer is often compounded by the belief that they somehow cause or contributed to their loved one's addiction - or that they could have done something to prevent it.

As the heart-wrenching personal stories in this book reveal, family members do not cause their loved one's addiction. Nor can they control or cure addiction. What family members can do is find support, set boundaries, detach with love, and eventually discover how to enjoy life whether their loved one finds recovery or not. Addict in the Family is a book about sorrow, deception, and pain. More importantly, it is a book of comfort, hope, and understanding for anyone struggling with a loved one's addiction.

©2003 Hazelden Foundation (P)2016 Tantor

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    This book has provided me with the guidance that I have been seeking as the parent of an addicted adult child.

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    Being new in this field with a recently addicted daughter, this book has helped me tremendously. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is supporting someone with an addiction.

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