Monthly Archives: December 2020

Confronting Your Partner About Their Addiction

When a spouse or partner develops an addiction, it affects both people in the relationship. While the addicted person may suffer a great deal, the brunt of their addiction lands squarely on the people around them. Neither person may know what to do, complicating the situation, and increasing the odds that the relationship may not […]

If You Think Your Partner is Battling Addiction

If you suspect that your romantic partner struggles with addiction, you may feel hesitant to say something to them. You may worry that they’ll laugh it off, get angry with you for doubting their self-control or even retreat further into isolation and substance dependency. The last thing you want is to make things worse. Unfortunately, […]

Focus on the Positive in the New Year

New Year’s Eve is typically when everyone thinks about the great things that happened over the past year. Last year, millions of people planned for a wonderful, productive 2020. No one could have predicted just how unusual and challenging the year ended up being.  COVID-19 interfered with most people’s daily activities, such as eating at […]

Singer Melissa Etheridge’s Foundation Honors Her Son Who Lost His Battle With Opioid Addiction

For three decades, singer Melissa Etheridge made news for her powerful songs, multiple Grammy nominations, and influence on the world of rock music. Her albums and singles have sold millions of copies, and tickets to the Kansas singer’s concerts sell fast. This past May, Etheridge’s name made news when her son Beckett died of an […]