Recovery Tip 8: In Order To Help An Addicted Loved One, We Must Face Our Biggest Fear.


Today’s tip on how to help an addicted loved one recover is in order to help an addicted loved one the right way, we must face our biggest fear. Even if it’s allowing him to go to jail. My soft-hearted mom had the hardest time imagining this, but please, believe me, jail is often a place where hope begins. It’s no picnic, but most moms tell me that they eventually sleep better at night when they’re addicted loved one is in jail because they know they’re not going to die of an overdose on the streets. So sometimes forced sobriety means there will be some time of clear thinking and a place of contemplation, where they can resolve ambivalence and progress along their inner journey toward recovery.

So just remember that in order to help an addicted loved one recover, we must face our fear.

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