Posts Tagged addicts


Love Addicted Relationships

‘Did You Know’ you may be in a ‘love addicted’ relationship, yet think it is a healthy functioning relationship?  What are the indications of a ‘love addicted’ relationship? You experience intense feelings of ‘need’ for the other person You experience intense ‘need’ for the relationship You closely track the other person’s activities and whereabouts You […]

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Your Addiction has a Price

‘Did You Know’ your addiction has a price you are paying for it and a cost of having it? The price of your addiction can be easily calculated.  If you spend $50 a week for alcohol, nicotine, or another addiction, you have spent $2,600 a year for your addiction; $26,000 for 10 years of your […]

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The Drug of Choice for Untreated ADHD and ADD

‘Did You Know’ the drug of choice for untreated ADHD and ADD individuals is usually marijuana? A significant risk factor for adolescent dependence and abuse of marijuana is the presence of a dual-diagnosis such as ADHD, ADD, depression, anxiety, conduct disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, or specific learning disorders. In private practice since 1992, ADD […]

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Common Collators to Addiction

‘Did You Know’ there are commonly found collators to addiction? They are… Disengaged Family Style Rigid Family Style Permissive, Neglectful, Authoritarian Parenting Styles Self-Loathing Loneliness Denial: Rationalizing, Minimizing, Etc. Mental Disorders: Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Bipolar, Personality Disorders, Etc. There are other valuable things to understand about addictions… No, not every child experiments with substances. Yes, […]

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