How to Set Boundaries with an Addict

How to Set Boundaries with an AddictBoundaries are guidelines and limits people create that identify which behaviors are considered acceptable or unacceptable. These boundaries can be spiritual, physical, mental or psychological, and they clearly determine an interpersonal dynamic that says, “If you…, I will….” Parents set boundaries for their children with curfews and house rules, while a battered wife might set boundaries for what she will do if the husband acts aggressively again. When it comes to substance abuse, addicts can benefit from boundaries both before and after treatment in their Seattle life. Continue reading