Do’s and don’ts


The Do’s
Do forgive
Do be honest with yourself
Do be humble
Do take it easy – tension is harmful
Do play- find recreation and hobbies
Do keep trying whenever you fail
Do learn the facts about addiction and alcoholism
Do attend Co-Anon meetings often
Do pray

The Dont’s
Don’t be self-righteous
Don’t try to dominate, nag, scold, and complain
Don’t lose your temper
Don’t try to push anyone but yourself
Don’t keep bringing up the past
Don’t keep checking up on your addict/alcoholic
Don’t wallow in self pity       
Don’t make threats you don’t intend to carry out
Don’t be overprotective
Don’t be a doormat