By Fern Schumer Chapman
Original Source: thefix.com
Remarkably, a tense relationship with a sister or brother in adolescence may contribute to substance abuse.
Addiction can roil relationships with abuse, betrayal, and domestic violence, placing great stress on a family. Typically, parents and siblings who try to help or manage a family member’s addiction find themselves sapped of emotional energy and drained of financial resources. My survey shows as many as 10 percent of respondents suspect that a sibling is hiding an addiction.
I wonder: Does the addiction produce family problems, or do a…click here to continue reading