Toxic Family Members Drink

How to avoid drinking alcohol around toxic family members

Have you ever heard the phrase “misery loves company”? It’s just as true around alcoholics and problem drinkers as it is for toxic family members. And it’s even truer around sensitive holiday times when family members feel compelled to spend meal times together on holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas dinner. Gatherings between friends …

What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder and how does it relate to toxic parenting

Oppositional Defiant Disorder nature nurtured by toxic parents?

Teenagers are the ones most likely to be diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (#ODD), not because they don’t show early warning signs of having the condition by or before the time they go to kindergarten. With increased social and community mobility comes the freedom to actively choose social and emotional behaviors as well as activities. …