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Addiction Feeds On Pain.

Pain can be a beautiful thing. It tells us when something’s wrong and we need to make changes. From pain emerges growth and from growth, wisdom But not everyone learns from pain. Addicted individuals don’t cope well with it due to an immature, disordered brain. Instead of feeling their pain, folks with this illness react to
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A book review by therapist Jodi Takhar

A book review by Jodi Takhar  JAGGED LITTLE EDGES Being a person in long-term recovery and working as a family addictions therapist, I have read loads of books, articles and material about addiction. Having said that, I have just read the most amazing book about addiction and I felt compelled to share it with
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If You Don’t Understand Addiction This Will Help.

Back by popular demand! At 16 I knew it all. Everything. There was nothing you could have said or done, that would have impressed this super cool chick. Of course that was on the outside. Inside I was fearful, insecure and needy. The combination of these two may be the most confusing part of this
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