Do's and Don'ts
  • Do forgive
  • Do be honest with yourself
  • Do be humble
  • Do take it easy - tension is harmful
  • Do play - find recreation and hobbies
  • Do keep trying whenever you fail
  • Do learn the facts about drug addiction and alcoholism
  • Do attend Co-anon meetings often
  • Do pray



  • Don't be self-righteous
  • Don't try to dominate, nag, scold, and complain
  • Don't lose your temper
  • Don't try to push anyone but yourself
  • Don't keep bringing up the past
  • Don't keep checking up on your addict alcoholic
  • Don't wallow in self pity
  • Don't make threats you don't intend to carry out
  • Don't be over-protective
  • Don't be a door mat

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