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Everything Changes : Help for Families of Newly Recovering Addicts (Paperback) (Beverly Conyers)

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Like the people who care about them, addicted individuals in early recovery are filled with hopes and fears. They want to be free of the pain and chaos their addictions have brought them. They hope to build a productive life. But they also fear that they may not be able to live without their drug of choice.During uncertain times of early recovery, families face new and difficult challenges in their relationship with their loved one: How involved should we be? How can we be supportive without setting ourselves up for disappointment? How can we help without enabling? What kinds of boundaries should we maintain? And what kind of relationship will we ultimately have? Everything Changes is a guide to help families navigate the first year of recovery. It explores the addicted individual's many challenges, examines ways that families can be supportive without sacrificing their own peace of mind, and suggests ways to build a new, more rewarding relationship with their recovering loved one.
Like the people who care about them, addicted individuals in early recovery are filled with hopes and fears. They want to be free of the pain and chaos their addictions have brought them. They hope to build a productive life. But they also fear that they may not be able to live without their drug of choice.During uncertain times of early recovery, families face new and difficult challenges in their relationship with their loved one: How involved should we be? How can we be supportive without setting ourselves up for disappointment? How can we help without enabling? What kinds of boundaries should we maintain? And what kind of relationship will we ultimately have? Everything Changes is a guide to help families navigate the first year of recovery. It explores the addicted individual's many challenges, examines ways that families can be supportive without sacrificing their own peace of mind, and suggests ways to build a new, more rewarding relationship with their recovering loved one.
Number of Pages: 146
Genre: Self Improvement, Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Substance Abuse + Addictions / Alcoholism, Family Relationships, Interpersonal Relations, Substance Abuse + Addictions / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Beverly Conyers
Language: English
Street Date: June 5, 2009
TCIN: 11786582
UPC: 9781592856978
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-3473
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