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We invited one of our readers to share his personal experience on dating in early recovery, and here’s what he has to say.
Musical artists create songs based on their experiences, right? Being in the spotlight 24/7 can be a challenge, so it’s no wonder that many artists write songs about addiction. There are hundreds of songs about drugs or drinking. Many of … Continue reading
First let’s share a few special traits children say about Mom’s; A mom will always be there for her children, even when they are grown, thinks about her children long after they have “flown the nest”, supports her children’s dreams, … Continue reading
We have been dealing with alcohol addiction in its worst aspect. But we aren’t a glum lot. If newcomers could see no joy or fun in our existence, they wouldn’t want it. We absolutely insist on enjoying life. If this … Continue reading
We congratulate you on your important decision to commit to your recovery program. Keep up the good work as you explore how to stay physically, emotionally and spiritually sound. For some people, either a vegetarian or vegan diet makes sense … Continue reading
Dating, in general, can be challenging. But if you are in recovery, it adds a new twist to things. The relationships you maintain with others need to be healthy to help you on your path of sober living. Before you … Continue reading
Recovering from addiction isn’t always about avoiding triggers. Sometimes exploring your addiction, the reasons behind it, and the struggles of others can help. Television shows provide a safe way to explore your emotions while you keep sober.
In many ways, recovery is about taking care of yourself. Not only in terms of avoiding your addiction but also in terms of eating healthy, drinking water, sleeping well, and exercising. The more you take care of yourself, the easier you will … Continue reading
In 12-step recovery we claim spiritual progress rather than spiritual perfection. Recovery is a three-stage process. Physical well-being returns. Then the mental portion begins to clear up. And finally, the spiritual aspect of our lives returns. This takes time and … Continue reading