Abandonment Issues and Addiction

Abandonment Issues and AddictionAbandonment can happen at any age. Parents abandon their children. Spouses abandon each other. Siblings move away and/or become estranged from each other. In each case, abandonment can lead to dangerous behaviors when the feelings have not be processed appropriately. One of these behaviors is drug abuse. When Chicago residents who have been abandoned discover they can medicate their pain with drugs, even if it is just for a short time, using drugs becomes increasingly appealing.
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