My husband has locked himself in a hotel room. Do I check up on him or leave him there to hit bottom without checking on him?

There are those who say, “Leave him there. He has to hit his bottom.” Others would say, “Determine why you want to help him. If it is to soothe yourself, leave him alone and work on yourself. If to make…

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“All of my friends’ kids/spouses are successful, mine is struggling. What do I say to them?”

Sharing the good news of what is happening with one’s kids is something that starts when they start crawling and continues all through life. But what happens when you don’t have news to report? when your child is struggling with…

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Decision Making 101: Life in a Family Affected by Addiction and Recovery

Day in and day out family members make decisions. They make decisions about their lives and their futures. Sometimes their heads are clear and they are doing so in the best of circumstances with healthy intentions and situations in mind….

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