ENABLING is helping, assisting, supporting,  or bailing someone out, in order they may avoid the natural  (and perhaps unpleasant)  consequences of their actions.  Poster: http://www.zazzle.com/enabling_definition_why_do_it_why_stop_poster-228475255457392789

I only sought recovery when my family stopped enabling me. I was told I had no home to come back to while I was in detox. It lead to the decision to move 1000 miles away from home for rehab. Best decision of my life.

Don't do for others what they should do themselves.  You can't care about them more then they care about themselves.

Understanding the Nature of the Enabler

Enabling teaches them nothing. Endurance & having them take responsibility for their actions teaches.

you are just a family of enablers allowing the monster you feed to go after one victim after another

Best thing I ever did is walk away from the constant drama and being treated as a scapegoat for yearsm

Emotional detachment | detaching with love | relationship problems | 12 step recovery addiction  | codependent  relationships | Click the image to read more. #lettinggo #detachment #codependency

Detachment for Surviving Addiction

Detachment helps when letting go is a struggle. Stepping back and focusing on yourself is sometimes the kindest thing you can do. Loving yourself is part of 12 step recovery. Click the image to learn (Step Back)

Quote on addictions: Once the enabling stops, the recovery is given the opportunity to start. www.HealthyPlace.com

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We can love & still call each other out on our stuff...accountability

Love from a distance. Do not stay present for abuse.mg "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

What you allow is what you'll get.

You will never admit the reality of your role in the fights Or your rage ,or your need to be in control. Lol i could barley drive the jeep I built. Yes we knows it's yours 101

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Addiction Quote Print by HotCreativeMess. Condoning bad behavior is not loyalty. Breaking dysfunctional definitions of loyalty is how to break the cycle of addict families.