Most people struggle with the whole concept of a sex addiction; indeed, there are still those that believe it is just an excuse for extra-marital affairs. Indeed, it does seem to be the case that celebrities who have been caught
These days almost everyone has a smartphone that enables them to access the internet at any hour of the day. And related to this fact, very closely actually, is that social media has become quite the phenomenon. With social media
It is not uncommon for teenagers to experiment with alcohol or drugs. While most will never go on to have any problems with these substances, some may develop an addiction that could threaten to destroy their lives if left untreated.
Guilt and shame are often experienced by those who abuse substances such as drugs and alcohol. Many of these people will deal with their feelings by self-medicating with these substances, and this can ultimately lead to devastating addictions. Even if
Recovering from an illness such as alcoholism can be tough. For those who have relied on this toxic substance for a long time, giving it up completely can be difficult, especially when alcohol plays such a big part of society.
Denial plays a huge part in addiction, and it is something that many addicts find difficult to overcome. The stigma attached to addiction leads to shame and embarrassment, and many people who are affected by this destructive illness will go
Once you have completed a programme of detoxification and rehabilitation and it is time to head back to the ‘real’ world, you may be feeling slightly apprehensive about what lies ahead. You have probably been told by your counsellors or
Addiction is an illness that so often destroys the lives of those affected as well as the lives of those they love. This destructive illness can result in the loss of family, friends, homes, jobs and money. It is not
One of the biggest obstacles most addicts face when it comes to recovery is their fear. They are afraid of admitting that they have an addiction because of what it will mean for them. Many do not believe they could
Many family members say that their addicted loved ones are no longer recognisable. The people they love have changed before their eyes and they cannot believe that this is the same person. It is true that addiction can have a