When someone you love gets sucked into the whirlwind of an addiction it can create intense emotional struggles that can make things worse. You cannot help who you love and you can’t just stop loving someone because they’re going through an incredibly difficult time. You can though open your heart and try to approach the situation using love and compassion.
5 Tips for Loving Someone who struggles with Addiction
- Stop living in the past
- Don’t mistake enabling for love
- Forgive them
- Believe in them
- Recognize their effort