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Blame and Denial
Blame and Denial
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Blame and Denial
Blame and denial are common in all addictions and leave family, friends, co
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- Rationalizing - I don't drink/use every day, I don't have a
- Minimizing - I don't drink/use half of what Sam drinks.
- Cockiness - I got it made, these other folks are losers.
- Justifying - If you had a wife/husband like mine, you would drink/use too.
- Projecting - You always manipulate to get what you want.
- Blaming - You drove me to drink/use. It is my job stress.
- Humor - This isn't serious. Life is a joke.
- Intellectualizing - Research shows I'm probably not an
- Lying - I only had a couple of beers, maybe three.
- Manipulation - If you quit bitching, I'll quit drinking/using.
- Accusing - Your fooling around keeps me drinking/using.
- Threatening - Get off my back or you will be sorry!
- Judging - If you did this or that right, things wouldn't be so bad.
- Explaining - Oh, I drink/use because I . . .
- Analyzing - I started drinking more because of ____, it will slow down
- Arguing - I'm not an alcoholic, I've never gotten a
DWI or . . .
- Defiance - I dare you to prove that I'm an alcoholic/addict.
- Withdrawing - If I don't do or say anything, they will leave me
- Shouting - Leave me alone, I don't want to talk about it!
- Silence -
- Smiling - Just laugh it off. Nervous smile.
- Compliance - I just do and say what they want.
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