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How to Talk to Your Husband About Depression

When you are concerned that a loved one is struggling with depression, it is natural to want to help. When the sufferer is your husband, it can be more difficult. Depression can put a strain on your marriage. You likely have seen firsthand your husband’s recent irritability, difficulty sleeping and a gradual withdrawal from people…

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Common Characteristics of Children of Alcoholics

Children of alcoholic parents live in a unique world. While most children enjoy comfortable routines, playtime, reliable meals and bonding time with their caregivers, children of alcoholic parents don’t have the same luxuries. A Harder Lot in Life According to research comparing children of alcoholics to children of non-alcoholics, children of alcoholic parents are at…

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Why and How to Detach With Love

When you love an alcoholic or addict, you probably experience a lot of unpredictability and pain in your life, including both extreme highs and extreme lows. You get caught up in frequent drama and are obsessed with trying to change situations you can’t control and you may spend time, money and energy trying to fix…