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SHAIR 126: “Addiction and Co-dependency” with Lizzie Edwards, what to do when your partner is an add

SHAIR 126: “Addiction and Co-dependency” with Lizzie Edwards, what to do when your partner is an add

Lizzie Edward joins us on The SHAIR Podcast.  Lizzie wants to know; what do you do when your partner is getting out of rehab, has multiple years battling addiction, is resisting the process of recovery and relapse is eminent? You ask yourself the tough questions: Am I willing to put my life on hold while I stand by my partner during the process? Am I willing to do the work on myself and go to a support groups like CODA and ALANON? Am I willing to set clear limits and boundaries moving forward with my partner? Am I willing to draw a line in the sand about relapse and create a no tolerance policy should a relapse occur? Am I will willing to cut off all people, places and things that would trigger a relapse for my partner? There are so many questions we have to ask ourselves during this process because a using drug addict will destroy everyone and everything in their path in order to use.  It’s not personal and in moments of clarity they will feel shameful and remorseful but unless they

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