Inside Codependent Relationships Boundaries, Blaming, and Enabling

In relationships, it’s important to know what each person’s rights, roles and duties to the relationship are. If the rules are not clear, it leads to confusion, finger pointing and misplaced blame and growing resentments that could otherwise be avoided. Excessive blaming is unpleasant and can break down critical communications, even in long-standing relationships. Sadly,…

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What Is Symptomatic Drinking?

Symptomatic drinking describes a person drinking alcohol as a means to deal with an immediate problem in their lives. What causes people to drink excessively differs from person to person. Invariably there is some or other stressor, pain or trauma being experienced in the persons life and that pain is temporarily dulled or obscured by…

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