Tag: Addiction

  • ADHD as a Risk Factor for Addiction

    ADHD as a Risk Factor for Addiction

    Many factors can make an individual more vulnerable to addiction, including mental health disorders, and genetics. It is true that there are a host of risk factors that contribute to addiction, but scientists have shown that there is a very real link between ADHD and addiction. With both ADHD and addiction being chronic conditions that…

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  • 3 Ways Addiction Affects Intimate Relationships

    3 Ways Addiction Affects Intimate Relationships

    Being in a relationship is the goal for almost all of us, but we never expect that reaching that goal might lead us into a dangerous cycle of addiction. Yet, when drugs or alcohol enter the picture, that’s almost always what happens. Whether you met your partner and connected because of a shared enjoyment of…

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  • Dos and Don’ts of Co-Parenting With a Partner Who’s Struggling With Addiction

    Dos and Don’ts of Co-Parenting With a Partner Who’s Struggling With Addiction

    It’s not easy having to co-parent when the other person doesn’t live with you, but it becomes more difficult if they’re someone who also struggles with addiction. Pointing the finger doesn’t help the situation and can definitely damage whatever relationship your child might have with that parent. Instead of feeling aimless, here are 3 Dos…

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  • Break Your Smartphone Addiction with These Tips

    Break Your Smartphone Addiction with These Tips

    Your smartphone gives you a direct line to friends, family, coworkers and even complete strangers around the world. With so much stimulation at your fingertips smartphone addiction can be a real problem. How do you take a break from the constant bustle, conversations and instant gratification of your smartphone? Here’s a guide for those who…

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  • How Addiction Affects Your Health

    How Addiction Affects Your Health

    Addiction can lead to death, but before it kills you it can do a lot of other horrible things to your body and your mind. Not only can drugs make you paranoid and destroy relationships, it can also destroy your liver and your kidneys. When you’re an addict the last thing on your mind is…

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  • How Addiction Affects Your Life and How to Move on from it?

    Addiction, no matter what it is that you are addicted to, can have a profound effect on all areas of your life. First of all, it’s important to understand that addiction isn’t just a behavioral problem. It may begin, for some, as an experiment or a way to rebel, or even as a way to…

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