Get Unhooked from addiction!
The desire to be thin at all costs is a struggle for women and men allike. In this episode, the tell-tale signs of anorexia and bulimia are explained, along with their long-term effects. Guest Experts: Laurelle Warner & Barbara Dickinson
Addictions do not just affect one person. These unhealthy behaviors often become a tangled web of emotions and situations. Family members and friends are affected and the role they play could determine the addict's success in recovery.
In a society where a "Super Size Me' mentality are often the norm, there's a thin line between eating just enough and too much. Eating may not be about staying healthy but finding comfort. Guest Experts: Laurelle Warner & Barbara Dickinson
Working long hours can bring professional promotion and desired recognition from others. Yet these extra minutes can into an inability to let go of the office. It's a subtle addiction that suffocates the balance between work, home and God.
Created to express love between husband and wife, sex has been degraded to damage marriages and is a currency for unhealthy behaviors. Experts provide useful suggestions to move from inappropriate sexual activity to establish more positive behaviors.
We are all equal at the foot of the cross. That is why it is essential that faith communities provide support, healing, comfort, not judgment or condemnation. Church members have an opportunity to put God's love in action.
Liberated libidos and a porn industry that caters to them are two reasons why women are more open about their sexuality. Yet responsibility comes with freedom. In her own words, Stephanie explains why she misused her sexuality to gain acceptance.
Violence. Manipulation. Revenge. There are many ways anger can affect one's life, creating distrust and clouding one's judgment. Its vicious control creeps into all aspects of life. In her own words, Tina explains how childhood anger grew into rage.
This episode discusses codependency and its negative effects on families and its role in addictions. As codependent family members hide negative behaviors that should be confronted, no one in the family gets better.
One drink won't hurt, or will it? Many adults wish they had never taken the first sip. In this episode, the long-term effects of alcohol use and abuse are discussed.
Peer pressure. Rites of passage to adulthood. Ability to forget problems. These are some of the reasons that prompt underage drinking. Millions of teens start this addictive habit without truly understanding the consequences.
"I want this. I must have this." Before long, a shopaholic is surrounded by purchases they never needed. In this episode, experts discuss the addictive behavior of shopaholics and their need to get more. Guest Expert: Dr. Calvin Thomsen
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Get Unhooked from addiction!
Survivors tell their stories, clinical experts explain treatment options, and pastors point to Jesus as the source of strength.