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How to Quit Drinking Safely

Wanting to quit drinking and knowing how to quit drinking are two very different things. While there are plenty of suggestions for people struggling with alcoholism, not all of those suggestions are helpful, effective, or even safe. Use this guide if you’re serious about fighting back against alcohol addiction and striving toward lifelong sobriety. Recognizing…

woman laments Dating an Alcoholic boyfriend

Dating an Alcoholic

It’s tricky to judge whether you’re dating an alcoholic in the early days of a relationship. Everyone is on their best behavior, for one. If the other person turns down a second drink, it may prove they don’t want it. It might just prove that they don’t want to make a bad impression. You also…

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What is Chemical Dependency?

There are a lot of terms and phrases that you’ll hear when discussing addiction. Two popular ones are substance abuse and chemical dependency. While many people use those phrases interchangeably, they don’t mean the same thing. To understand dependency, we need to separate it from substance abuse. Substance Abuse The term substance abuse is really…