what is opposite of enabler?
The term enabler used for a person in a derogatory sense means that person does for a friend what the friend can and SHOULD do for himself, so the enabler keeps their friend from improving.
What is the opposite, a term for somebody who holds other people accountable and does not "enable"?
- NativeLv 53 weeks ago
A person who does not step in and take over for someone.
- SummertimeLv 73 weeks ago
- Dr. DLv 73 weeks ago
In psychology, an enabler is a person who makes it easier for another to continue down a destructive path. Outside of psychology an enabler may simply mean someone who helps another accomplish a goal.
The opposite of enabler (in psychology) may be a mentor, an experienced and trusted adviser.