11 03, 2017

Marriage Counseling: Recovery from Prescription Addiction

How do you achieve recovery from prescription addiction when you’re in chronic pain? This is a question that recovering addicts and their families struggle with constantly. The recent rise in cases of prescription drug addiction has caused a change in the prescribing habits of medical professionals. Many doctors are no longer endlessly prescribing strong [...]

7 03, 2017

Prescription Drug Addiction & the Family

The impact of addiction on relationships and families is well-known. Prescription drug addiction and the family is a subject that we’re hearing more about in counseling. Recently there has been an upswing in the amount of people addicted to prescription drugs. In America alone, the numbers are disturbingly high. Somewhere around 20 Million and [...]

5 11, 2016

Relationship Advice: Marital Problems- I Met my Wife in AA

I see a lot of couples in my office that have alcoholism and addiction as part of their relationship. It might be that one or both of the partners is in recovery from drugs or alcohol, or they may still be active in their addiction and that’s why they’ve come for my help.  They may [...]

3 11, 2016

Marriage Counseling: Living With An Alcoholic Husband

All the signs are there. You’ve been in denial for months, maybe years now, and now you have to face the fact. You’re living with an alcoholic husband. What does this mean? Should you seek marriage counseling? Confront him? Leave him? There are so many questions and so much uncertainty associated with alcoholism we [...]