How to Talk to Your Kids About Addiction

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By Bill Daley

Original Source: chicagotribune.com

Opening up to your children about your addiction or that of a loved one is kind of like telling them about the birds and the bees. You want to be honest and informative, yes, but you want to tailor the details to their age, comprehension level and comfort. Their comfort, not yours, because discussing what you or other family members are going through now — or went through in the past — is bound to be painful for you.

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