If you, or any one you know has ever had a relationship with an addict, you will know that being around one is bloody hard work. It’s the emotional equivalent of letting a hungry, muddy rottweiler loose in a show-home. It’s carnage. Even when you are prepared for the tantrums, the lies, the plea-bargains and the often empty promises, it’s a mammoth task and one that shouldn’t be underestimated. Because getting emotionally involved on any level means that like it or not, you become an “Enabler”.