Living with a drug addicted family member?

Living with a drug addicted family member?

Drug addiction has the potential to severely damage the life of the addicted individual. It also has the potential to severely damage that’s individual’s close family members. Living with a drug-addicted family member is a 24/7 balancing act, as loved ones try to help the addict without getting swept into their destructive orbit. The uncertain emotional situation can cause anxiety, stress, and depression for those closest to the addict. Living […]

Parenting Teens: Five Tips for Better Communication with Your Teen

Parenting Teens: Five Tips for Better Communication with Your Teen

Five Tips for Better Communication with Your Teen Contrary to conventional wisdom, when parenting teens, communicating does not have to feel like pulling teeth, nor does it have to make you pull your hair out. A child’s teen years are often the most challenging period for parents—not to mention the teens. However it’s also an opportunity for increased closeness and growth in the parent/teen relationship, as teens develop their own […]