Saving You Is Killing Me: Loving Someone With An Addiction (Paperback)
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Do you love someone with an addiction? Are you struggling? There is no mistaking it - drug abuse is a worldwide epidemic. If someone you know is caught in the grip of addiction, you are no doubt living in your own personal nightmare. This book gives you an honest depiction of how addiction affects and changes everyone. Have you lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone else's? This book holds the key to navigating the path to freedom and a lifetime of healing, resilience, and happiness. Whether you are dealing with the turmoil that comes from loving someone with an addiction or feeling broken and knocked down from the aftermath, Saving You Is Killing Me is the go-to book that can help you take back your power and life. When you love someone who drinks too much or suffers from an addiction, it hurts. Life is not 'normal.' You may feel alone, but you are not unique in your pain or dilemma. Nor are you isolated in this situation. Saving You Is Killing Me is a helpful guide to light a darkened path. Regardless of the situation, you are in, loving someone with an addiction is emotionally, psychologically, and physically draining. It is important that you understand that nobody deserves to suffer - you have the right to live a peaceful and fulfilled life full of love You can, and you will find happiness again Your journey starts by taking back your power and shifting the focus back onto you With compassion and grace, author Andrea Seydel offers support by sharing her personal experiences and the knowledge that she used to help navigate the wreckage of her own struggle. She exposes the tremendous power of how our relationships can both hurt us and allow us to heal. Trauma is a fact of life, and navigating the turmoil from loving someone with an addiction can be extremely challenging. Saving You Is Killing Me offers new hope for reclaiming your life. Seydel offers insight and learning opportunities for self-healing, recovery, and resilience that foster a way of life that is empowering. This book offers an inside-out strategy to healing, resilience, and freedom. After all, when you feel like you are drowning, the only person who can save you...is you. The author draws on personal experience, professional education, and the scientific study of human flourishing. Reviews "An astonishing amount of information on almost every aspect of resilience when faced with the experience of trauma, manipulation, codependency, and toxic relationships using research, interventions, and stories of strength and hope to help the reader reclaim their lives are all brought together in this book, which. . . has a distinctly holistic and compassionate feel to it." "An important resource for the hundreds of thousands of people experiencing the pain that comes from loving someone with an addiction. Andrea Seydel offers the resiliency tools and support you need to move forward, helping you get through heartbreak without falling apart. The tremendous amount of insight in this book will help the reader improve their own quality of life, and find happiness and joy again." When addiction takes over, you may hardly recognize the person you love. To begin with, they may even deny a problem with addiction, making the struggle that much more challenging. Anyone who has been in a relationship with a person who is addicted knows, without a doubt, that addiction is destructive. This book is for anyone who has experienced the shame, anxiety, sleepless nights, and emotional pain that often stem from loving someone struggling with addiction. No matter what is happening with your loved one, you have the power to prioritize yourself, your healing, and your happiness. It is not selfish to take your power back when someone you care about has a problem. It is essential.