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5 Ways Family Members React to Addiction

Older woman cryingSubstance abuse not only harms the user and his or her life, but harms everyone connected to the addict, especially family members.  Whether it is a parent, a spouse or a child of the addict, each one suffers the consequences of their loved one’s addiction.  Because each person is an individual, there can be a myriad of reactions to an addict and the addict’s lifestyle, but there are some reactions common to most family members. Continue reading