Addiction Dilemmas: Family Experiences from Literature and by Jim Orford

By Jim Orford

Addiction Dilemmas explores the effect of habit on these closest to the participants affected and their households. Drawing on quite a lot of assets, the ebook discusses the stresses and traces that relations are subjected to, the dilemmas that they face, and the coping concepts that they've came upon useful.

  • Draws on a special breadth of fabric to demonstrate the dilemmas confronted via kinfolk in dealing with an in depth relative's addiction
  • Raises questions and issues to controversies instead of meting out prescriptive "one dimension suits all" advice
  • Brings jointly debts from examine interviews, biography, autobiography and appropriate fiction in an inventive and unique way
  • Tackles universal misunderstandings at public, practitioner, scholarly and coverage degrees concerning the predicaments that kin as a rule locate themselves in
  • Each bankruptcy closes with a observation, questions and workouts designed to additional improve figuring out for pros and students

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That form lends the writing an immediacy and makes it more valuable as a text from which Addiction Dilemmas: Family Experiences from Literature and Research and their Challenges for Practice, First Edition. Jim Orford. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 31 P1: OTA/XYZ JWST080-c05 P2: ABC JWST080-Orford 32 June 10, 2011 13:19 Printer Name: Yet to Come Addiction Dilemmas we can learn something about family experiences in the face of excessive appetites. Reviewers at the time, mostly men, disliked the way in which the novel portrayed Arthur and his friends as infantile or depraved, and Anne’s sister Charlotte, according to Stevie Davies, ‘.

A wife. Yes. In our culture you always stay with your husband regardless of the circumstances. My father arranged my marriage and I promised to live with him always. I will always support my husband. A wife. We have been brought up in a culture where a woman is not supposed to question her partner’s actions. A daughter. I always worry about my mother because she does not stand up to him in the way that I do. If I am not there to support her I really do not know how she would cope with the problem.

At the moment she thinks he owes her several thousand pounds but she isn’t sure as he won’t talk about his gambling. She knows he’s borrowed money from her parents and on one occasion when she was pregnant and wanted a quiet life she lent him £100. His salary now goes straight into her bank account but they have two credit cards and he gets really abusive if she tries to take the cards from him. If he has any money at all it will go on gambling. He even went straight in the bookies and spent several hours there when she gave him a few pence to pay library fines.

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