Compassion is defined as “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.” Maintaining a compassionate attitude toward people we love who are facing substance abuse and addiction issues can be very helpful to them. Unfortunately, as weeks, months, and even years go by, you can find yourself losing your compassion. As we share with people at our detox program in Sacramento, we understand your challenges. Thankfully, there are strategies you can use to refill your compassion tank, so to speak.
Tips for Reestablishing Empathy
If your loved one’s extended struggles are weighing on you, try these strategies:
- Talk with a counselor. In many cases, your loved one isn’t the only person who could benefit from the support and guidance of a skilled counselor. Addiction is a disease that affects everyone it touches. Find a counselor who can work with you on developing a renewed sense of kindness.
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