Tag Archives: Codependency

Teenage Anger

Teenage Anger

Teen anger takes many forms. It may be expressed as indignation and resentment, or rage and fury. It is the expression of teenage anger — the behavior — that we see. Some teens may repress their anger and withdraw; others may be more defiant and destroy property. They will continue their behavior, or it may[…]

The Trauma of Children of Addicts and Alcoholics


An article was written byWritten By: Darlene Lancer: Living with an addict (including alcoholics) can feel like living in a war zone. The addict’s personality changes caused by addiction create chaos. The family dynamics are organized around the addict, who acts like a little tyrant, denying that drinking or using is a problem while issuing[…]

When Technology Addiction Takes Over Your Life

technology addiction

Are you a tangled mess of BlackBerrys, emails, PDAs, iPhones, laptops, and cell phones? Here’s how to untangle your life and find a healthy balance. Jenn Hoffman, the Phoenix-based CEO of The J Brand Group, should have been enjoying a relaxing vacation on the Cote d’Azur. Sipping champagne and nibbling on cheese at the posh[…]

Why Do Shopping Addicts Keep Spending Their Money?

Why Do Shopping Addicts Keep Spending Their Money

Out-of-control-shopping is primarily driven by poor credit card management. Did you know that approximately 10 percent of adults in western countries are believed to have a compulsive spending disorder? Their spending habits lead them to lose control over their buying behavior, and this trend is on the rise. Interestingly, these shopaholics are addicted to buying[…]

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