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 #2

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...
My approach to addiction and recovery

My approach to addiction and recovery

The Relational View of recovery from addiction I take the ‘relational view’ on what are primarily social issues such as addiction. What does this mean? It means that your aim in treating your issue is focused on your relationships and social bonding. It means that the...
Relationships and Recovery

Relationships and Recovery

Relationships and Recovery from addiction Relationships and recovery go hand in hand. I would go as far to say that the quality of your relationships will equal the quality of your recovery! Let me put it another way. The effort, open mindedness and courage that you...