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What is enabling?

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Asked: 2018-11-15 23:52:48



Answered: 2018-11-16 14:02:26

Some examples of enabling are: giving him a place to stay, money is pocket even tho yu already know what it is going for no matter the excuse. For addicts we dont get clean usually until we hit a bottom whether that b emotional, spiritual, or worse. the best thing yu can do for yur son is too step back a lil and let him figure out his way. Of course if he wants help for treatment or wat have yu then by all means help him but try your hardest to step back. There are groups called Al-anon for parents nd loved ones to provide sum support too.


Answered: 2018-11-16 22:47:24

Enabling is easy to fall into unwittingly when someone we care about is suffering. Addiction is no picnic for the addicted or his or her parents. Enabling is pretty easy to recognize if you're seeing it in someone else, but if you're doing it, it's pretty hard to recognize without help. If you sacrifice your ethics and morals to lie for your son or give him money, you may be enabling him. Other examples are: having harsh judgment for people and yourself, feeling inadequate around him or if you think he's responsible for making you feel bad, it might be time to evaluate your boundaries and their enforcement. Good luck!

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