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What Is An Enabler?

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Enabler: one that enables another to achieve an end; especially: one who enables another to persist in self-destructive behaviour (such as substance abuse) by providing excuses or by making it possible to avoid the consequences of such behaviour. – Merriam Webster Dictionary   Enablers often perceive themselves as rescuers. Anyone can be an enabler, including an addict’s parents, What Is An Enabler?