It is rare for someone to develop an addiction without any other issues that are influencing their substance abuse. Mental health problems often go hand in hand with addiction and the two can further complicate each other. Co-occurring disorders are usually difficult issues that require special treatment and care for recovery. When someone has both… Continue reading Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders
When people recover from a problem with substance abuse they typically give up whatever drug they are addicted to for good. They can safely live without alcohol, marijuana or any other mind altering chemical for the rest of their lives. However, when it comes to other types of addictions like sex addiction the issue is… Continue reading Is Recovery from Sex Addiction Abstinence?
Some people struggle with their own sense of self in a way that compels them to rely on others for help managing their life. People with issues of codependency often become needy and start to depend on someone in their life to help them feel stable and normal. Codependency is more than just clinginess, it… Continue reading Does Lack of Self Worth Make you Co-Dependent?
It can sometimes be natural for people to feel compelled to lie because they want to hide their true feelings or be secretive about aspects of their life. Most people that lie have certain motivations for doing so and are selective about the things they choose to hide or lie about. A compulsive liar on… Continue reading Is Compulsive Lying a Personality Disorder?