Restorations Therapy Blog

What Not to Do to When Helping an Addicted Loved One

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

When you see someone you love damaging their life with the darkness of addiction, it is only natural to want to help drag them out of the hole. However, not knowing how to properly help the… Read More

 

Being the Parent of an Addicted Child

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

As a parent, your instincts cause you to protect your child at all costs. When you find out your child has fallen victim to addiction, it can be difficult to know what to feel and what… Read More

 

Couples Therapy

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

Relationships in and of themselves are complicated, particularly in modern society. Long work hours, higher workloads, and poor communication despite advancements in technology directly affect romantic relationships in the United States and across the world. Additionally,… Read More

 

Women’s Multiple Roles Shifting with Society: The Multiple Sources of Stress and How to Cope Positively

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Women today occupy a multitude of roles such as mother, employee, wife, caregiver. All of these roles require different parts of oneself to succeed, and so stress accumulates and leads to more reduced quality of life… Read More

 

Trust and Communication: The Most Significant Elements of Effective Communication in a Relationship

Monday, May 25th, 2020

The two most important elements of a successful relationship include communication and trust. Communication involves effectively transmitting or sharing one’s ideas and feelings. Trust is being able to completely believe or rely on someone. These two… Read More

 

The Effects of Substance Use Disorders on Romantic Relationships

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

         Successful relationships occur due to equality in partnership. Romantic relationships already carry complexity and difficulty, especially as time goes on, and new issues arise. When a substance use disorder (SUD) emerges as an issue in… Read More

 

Losing Support From Loved Ones

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Recovery is an incredibly courageous journey, and you simply can’t continue on without people around you to support you. As human beings, we fundamentally rely on social interactions because we crave social connections and feeling as… Read More

 

A Deeper Look at The Hero Role Within the Dysfunctional Family

Friday, February 28th, 2020

Substance use disorder (SUD) does not only affect the individual with the disease, as it impacts the entire family. This relationship is evident when looking at the roles that family members take on to try and… Read More

 

Family Roles in Addiction

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Family can play a big part in how much a person’s addiction can grow as well as recovery. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence says that addiction can place a lot of stress on… Read More

 

5 Roles People Play in Families with Addiction

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

Addiction is a disease that affects the whole family. Children growing up with an addicted parent have to cope however they can. Their parent may be unpredictable, sometimes loving and sometimes angry. The parent may be… Read More

 

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