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Why is it said that kicking an addict family member out is not the best choice to fix the issue. Won't having nothing teach them a lesson?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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In brief: Addiction Turmoil

Relating to an Addict family member can be very frustrating and some family members like to kick the addict member out of the home.
After that some family members feel worry, sadness and guilt. Keeping them at home and not giving him anything is upsetting. Have family meetings, express concerns and feelings about the behavior of addict member, and prepare him for Rehab, AA, and NA Meetings.

In brief: Addiction Turmoil

Relating to an Addict family member can be very frustrating and some family members like to kick the addict member out of the home.
After that some family members feel worry, sadness and guilt. Keeping them at home and not giving him anything is upsetting. Have family meetings, express concerns and feelings about the behavior of addict member, and prepare him for Rehab, AA, and NA Meetings.
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