My Kids Confronted Me

I talk about addiction all the time, and I do it from the experience of addiction because I’ve learned that when families, loved ones, and friends of someone struggling (who are not addicts themselves) learn from those in recovery, they can learn to respond in a whole...

We Did It

You’ve probably seen by now that my book Dear Family, Why Your Loved One Won’t Accept Help and How to Help Them Anyway is out! Thank you for the beautiful, loving, and supportive comments to my ugly-crying unboxing video (you can watch it here if you missed it). This...

The Top 5 Healthy Coping Skills For Loving An Addict

I asked the 40 or so current members in our family membership, “What is the healthiest coping skill you’ve learned with us so far?” They are parents of alcoholics/addicts, they’re spouses of alcoholics/addicts, they’re siblings of alcoholics/addicts—their...

What Does It Mean to Give Them One More Chance?

Something I hear often from families who approach me and are curious about our services is, “I just think I should give them one more chance.” For some background context, the situation usually looks something like this: The family reached out to me because they were...

The Fifth Memo I Received—From an Insurance Company

In the lead up to the release of my book, Dear Family, Why Your Loved One Won’t Accept Help and How To Help Them Anyway (currently available for pre-order!), I’m sharing the five “memos” that I got from the Universe that led to the founding of Tipping Point Recovery...

The Fourth Memo I Received—From These Sweet Grandparents

In the lead up to the release of my book, Dear Family, Why Your Loved One Won’t Accept Help and How To Help Them Anyway (currently available for pre-order!), I’m sharing the five “memos” that I got from the Universe that led to the founding of Tipping Point Recovery...