Addiction and Powerlessness

Addiction and Powerlessness

It’s a good thing to admit that you’re powerless over your addiction … isn’t it?

Not so fast.

The very first step of the 12-Step paradigm begins: “We admitted that we were powerless over alcohol …”

But what if that negative affirmation actually prevents you from getting well?

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Addiction and Reparenting

Addiction and Reparenting

Have you ever had the experience of seeing a fellow adult acting like a child? Perhaps you saw someone else burst into tears at a perceived slight, or fly into a rage at the drop of a hat.

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