Addiction as an inappropriate Relationship #2

Addiction as an inappropriate Relationship #2

Looking for something from a relationship it cannot give you This is the second of three posts where we look at addiction as an inappropriate relationship. Why deepening a relationship with a ‘dead’ or inert thing is so tempting to some and what is fundamentally...
Addiction as an inappropriate Relationship #1

Addiction as an inappropriate Relationship #1

Addiction – Being in relationship with a dead thing  I define addiction as an ‘inappropriate relationship’ in all my teaching and practice. Today I want to offer you some definitions and reasons why I work that way and how you can benefit from this...
Creating Magic moments

Creating Magic moments

Raising moments above the ordinary You have many ordinary moments in your life. What makes a magic moment for you? Many times we encounter people and circumstances that never rise above the ordinary. In all fairness we must admit that we have a huge part to play in...
The effect of addiction on children

The effect of addiction on children

Families in addiction Over the past few years I have felt more and more moved to work with the families of addicted parents more than the addicts themselves. I am committed to getting the best information I can out there. Particularly for people who are often not well...
addiction in families – Is my whole family ill?

addiction in families – Is my whole family ill?

Addiction in families – A Family Illness? Addiction in families is an issue as old as addiction itself and this is the first in a series of articles relating to the family. It will offer lots of practical help and things you can do to improve the family health....