leads to a range of negative effects starting from falling financial stability of
family to domestic violence, child neglect, broken marriages. Its impacts are physical,
mental, social and financial, persons into alcoholism are usually not successful
in anything which they try to do in life. Once alcoholic person builds addiction
to the drug the tolerance level towards the drug increase and so thus the expenses
on it. The addiction bars them from taking right financial decisions major fund
flows towards drinking addiction and finally they land up with no money and family
issues. The family of such addicted people tries to help them in overcoming this
habit, but anis enabling, a term meaning that families in order to help them become
protective and not allow them to face consequences of by helping them in covering
the problems. This does not stop the drinking patterns. By trying to keep family
intact they extend the cycle of addiction, which should be addresses as a family
problem to break this cycle. The efforts taken by family with good intentions have
negative impact on the addicts.
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