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Old 11-05-2017, 05:56 PM
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I guess I have two answers--

Being with a person active in their addiction is not possible for me. I self-destruct, so the only thing I can do to care for myself is create and maintain boundaries. Learned that one the hard way.

With someone active in their recovery, then my self-care looks like it usually does plus ensuring that I don't tip over into trying to parent them. As you've said, Nar or Al-anon are fantastic, finding a way to nurture your spiritual health, volunteer for a cause you're passionate about.

I also love to clean, but more like purge. It can get a little insane and then I wind up re-buying things I just threw out. Ha!
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