The traditional definition of addiction labels you with a permanent disease if you match certain specified symptoms. It never looks at what is going on with the person or acknowledges that it is a behavior that you choose.
Join Marilyn Bradford and Marnie Barranco as they discuss what else is possible with addiction beyond what you have been told.
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What if your diagnosis is keeping you from wellness?
In this podcast with Marnie Barranco, Marilyn shares her perspective on mental illness and invites you to look from a different point of view.
Mothers – we all have one whether living or deceased. It is never a simple relationship.
This week I’m going to visit mine, who turned 100 last April. These trips are not easy. Firstly because our relationship was tumultuous. She could be very kind and very cruel, generous and abusive, demanding and acquiescent. I freely acknowledge that I had a part in all of this. The all loving mother and the innocent child are stereotypes that complicate the relationship.
Beyond being a victim and powerless to anything - The next instalment albeit a year later, from Anne Clarke and Marilyn Bradford discussing the hierarchy of labels and recovery from the addiction to story and trauma drama.