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  • Keywords
    • Addictions,
    • Recovery,
    • Codependency,
    • Enabling,
    • Self-help,
    • Relationships,
    • Communication

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Love, the Drug
From the Trap of Addiction to the Freedom of Recovery
by Paige Abbott , Raju Hajela and Sue Newton

This in-depth examination of the impact of Love, the Drug: From the Trap of Addiction to the Freedom of Recovery, follows Addiction is Addiction (2015) and Addiction is Addiction Workbook (2018). Viewed from the perspective of Addiction as a primary, chronic brain disease that impacts all parts of a person’s life, Love, the Drug delves into many of the underlying issues in people’s lives and relationships. These are part of the obsessive, compulsive disease of Addiction, in addition to Addiction involving substances and problem behaviours. People who are in difficult relationships involving unhealthy behaviours such as control, manipulation, sex and lust, jealousy, or abuse may struggle when it comes to establishing boundaries and/or letting go of the relationship. Love, the Drug explores the symptoms and signs of Addiction in the realm of relationships and the components of healthy recovery. People who acknowledge having Addiction issues; people who are in a relationship with someone with Addiction; and healthcare providers will and this book full of timely information, clear explanations, and expert guidance.

Paige Abbott, Dr. Raju Hajela, and Sue Newton collectively have over five decades of clinical treatment and psychotherapy expertise in the Addiction and Mental Health field and are part of Health Upwardly Mobile (HUM) Inc. based in Calgary, Alberta. Learn more at


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