Anonymous asked in HealthMental Health · 3 weeks ago

Since my parents enable an alcoholic in the family are they as guilty as the alcoholic, even more since the alcoholic is ill, they are not?

5 Answers

  • 3 weeks ago
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    If their intention is to make the alcoholic feel worse, they are very bad. But, if their intention is to help the alcoholic feel better, they are making a bad choice in the opinion of most experts, but they are not guilty of anything.

  • justin
    Lv 6
    3 weeks ago

    alcoholism is hard to stop because it gives them an escape itis as necessaruy to them as sleep is to us. unless they become abusive let em be

  • 3 weeks ago

    Enablers usually have some emotional issues, too

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  • martin
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Yes. This is the new way of thinking of alcoholism as a disability rather than a despicable crime.

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