• The worst thing you can do for your loved one caught in alcoholism or addiction is to help the person continue in the deception that he or she is OK. Your best course of action is to speak the truth in love (see Eph. 4:15) and don't allow him or her to escape the consequences of wrong behavior.

    Neil T. Anderson, Mike Quarles, Julia Quarles (1996). “Freedom from Addiction: Breaking the Bondage of Addiction and Finding Freedom in Christ”, p.174, Gospel Light Publications