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Hooked But Not Hopeless: Escaping the Lure of Addiction

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Why are some people more vulnerable to addiction than others? Why isn't willpower enough to escape the lure of addiction? Why can't enablers and co-dependents help the addict? Where can the addict find hope? What are the keys to recovery? How can an addict stay unhooked? Addiction is ugly and it's not curable. But it doesn't have to be fatal-for the addict or the family. ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published January 7th 2012 by Pine Rose Press, LLC
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Redgeorgiadawg
Jan 19, 2012 Redgeorgiadawg rated it it was amazing
In general, I am intrigued to know what makes some people so susceptible to addiction. Much like the successful TV shows, Hoppe does an excellent job sharing many VERY personal stories. Her ability to absorb a person's life and turn it into a compelling synopsis in a few pages is phenomenal.

Throughout the book she explains different stories and the spiral of getting hooked. At the same time she shares the hope that radiates from their lives today.

The most compelling part of the book is her sist
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