Enabling Families: How To Stop Helping The Alcoholic

Below you will find an excerpt for Father Joseph C. Martin about enabling. Families can learn how to stop helping contribute to the problem by not rescuing the alcoholic all of the time.

“To enable means to make it possible for someone to do something. Now I think practically all of us here have been […]

Five Ways To Protect Your Serenity When Interacting With Alcoholics

If you are not involved in support group meetings designed to help friends and family members of alcoholics, the concept of serenity may be foreign to you. Prior to attending Al-anon on a regular basis my life had little peace and serenity. Most of my time was spent obsessing over everything the addict in my […]