If you watch or listen to the news, discussions come up all the time about the price of a barrel of oil and the cost of fuel at the gas pump. The sale of large SUV's has plummeted and manufacturer...
Internet-Related AddictionsIn my travels through cyberspace, I have noticed an increasing number of websites and blogs discussing various forms of Internet-related addictive behavior. In fact, I have...
Being obsessive in a relationship is not healthy. In fact this can become a very big problem for both people in the relationship. It is important to remember that you have to give each other space and...
All relationships begin in earnest with what I call the 'besotment' stage which develops this important connection. Most love songs have been dedicated to, or inspired by, this first crucial stage in ...
At this 'besotment' stage the relationship is viewed in an idealised manner because differences are discounted and faults are few. Details tend to be obscure and specifics are not discussed. The new c...
Drug abuse and addiction occur when a person uses any form of drug for a purpose or way other than for which it was intended. Drug abuse is most commonly associated with the use of illegal street drug...
Drug addiction is a state of being that is characterised by the compulsive intake and intoxication of a drug. It is the compulsion to consume the drug, regardless of the negative consequences. It can ...
I had not experienced the feelings of uselessness, hopelessness and waking up in the morning not wanting to get out of bed because I felt worthless to anyone in my life especially my family. Many morn...
As told to Eileen DeClemente by her daughter Sara:I don't feel that there is any right or wrong way to cope with parents who are alcoholics and drug addicts but I have found that people cope differen...
As a parent you many assume that you can claim your children as dependents on your tax returns. But what if you and the other parent do not live together? In review of Anderson v. Commissioner, a rece...