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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note
Welcome Aboard
Life with a Practicing Alcoholic/Addict
Life with a Recovering Alcoholic/Addict
Finding the Tools and Going to Work
Whose Disease Is It Anyway?
The “Yes, But . . . No, But” Game
Taking the Load Off
Where the Power Is
Getting off the Stage and into the Audience
Chain Reactions
You Can’t Go Home Again
A Trip to the Ocean
You Owe It to Yourself
The “Maybe, But . . .” Game
A Grateful Passenger
The Ultimate Review
Resources
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Letting Go with Love

Letting Go with Love

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“Letting Go with Love takes away the guilt, confusion and that helpless feeling, and replaces them with the tools to cope…. A beautiful gift for all of us.” — Carol Burnett “A short, easy read that will help you enormously if you’ve ever been involved with an alcoholic.” — Barry Manilow If the alcoholic/addict is still practicing, your questions may be: “What did I do to cause it?” “Why isn’t my love enough to make him stop?” “Why am I so angry?” Even when an alcoholic/addict is in recovery, other questions may emerge: “Why am I still so angry?” “Why am I miserable?” “Can we ever have what we had before?” There are answers. Letting Go with Love offers tools that will help you: let go of rage and resentment disengage from guilt deal with fears rediscover possibilities, hopes and dreams you thought you had lost. “Anyone in a self-help program — or anyone wondering what it might hold for them — will gain courage and hope watching Mitzie W. apply the tools of recovery to her own codependence.” — Timmen L. Cermak, M.D., Former Chairperson, National Association for Children of Alcoholics Using Q & A, real-life and fantasy vignettes, basic steps and choices, written with humor and compassion, Letting Go with Love presents a simple program of action. It will help you gain courage and hope by applying recovery tools that have saved millions. “Must reading for anyone in a relationship with an alcoholic or addict. It is the best guide I have read. Read it, please!” — Harold Bloomfield, M.D., psychiatrist, bestselling author of Making Peace with Your Parents
“Letting Go with Love takes away the guilt, confusion and that helpless feeling, and replaces them with the tools to cope…. A beautiful gift for all of us.” — Carol Burnett “A short, easy read that will help you enormously if you’ve ever been involved with an alcoholic.” — Barry Manilow If the alcoholic/addict is still practicing, your questions may be: “What did I do to cause it?” “Why isn’t my love enough to make him stop?” “Why am I so angry?” Even when an alcoholic/addict is in recovery, other questions may emerge: “Why am I still so angry?” “Why am I miserable?” “Can we ever have what we had before?” There are answers. Letting Go with Love offers tools that will help you: let go of rage and resentment disengage from guilt deal with fears rediscover possibilities, hopes and dreams you thought you had lost. “Anyone in a self-help program — or anyone wondering what it might hold for them — will gain courage and hope watching Mitzie W. apply the tools of recovery to her own codependence.” — Timmen L. Cermak, M.D., Former Chairperson, National Association for Children of Alcoholics Using Q & A, real-life and fantasy vignettes, basic steps and choices, written with humor and compassion, Letting Go with Love presents a simple program of action. It will help you gain courage and hope by applying recovery tools that have saved millions. “Must reading for anyone in a relationship with an alcoholic or addict. It is the best guide I have read. Read it, please!” — Harold Bloomfield, M.D., psychiatrist, bestselling author of Making Peace with Your Parents

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