How Families Unintentionally Enable Alcoholism

Wanting to help a loved one struggling with substance addiction is an understandable and natural response. Many family members and friends feel that it is their job to help a person suffering from alcoholism and that if they manage the problems caused by the addiction, they can help reduce their loved one’s dependence on the substance. However, the truth of the matter is these family members and friends, although their intentions are good, are often causing more harm and extending the addiction’