Thursday, October 26, 2006

D-Nile Not Just a River in Egypt

If you are a parent or you have a significant other whom you think may have a substance abuse problem, or if you think there is no problem - take just a moment and read this self-help guide for enablers.

The first step is to determine if you have a problem with enabling a loved one who is careening down the road of addiction. Please keep reading and do your best to answer honestly Have you ever avoided talking about the problem because it makes your loved one mad? Have you ever threatened the police with a lawsuit for arresting a loved one for drug or alcohol issues? Have you ever suspected that your loved one was high and been too afraid to confront them? Have you ever threatened a Doctor with a lawsuit because he refused to prescribe your loved one pain medication? Do you keep track of all of your loved ones court dates and fine payments for them? Do you lie for your loved one when they have a dirty drug test? Have you ever told your loved one that it was not their fault? Have you ever called your loved ones work and lied because they were too hung over to come in? Have you ever justified your loved ones actions saying, Everyone experiments when they are young Do you ever watch programs with drug related content and feel worm and fuzzy inside when they minimize and joke about drug use? Do you ever drive your loved one to their heroine dealer because they are sick? Have you ever read an obituary of a youth and the parents wrote that they died of sleep apnea, but you know better because the deceased is a friend of your loved ones and you know they died of an overdose?

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