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Instant Family with Recovery Fellowship

Even if your family is well-intentioned, they often can’t understand the struggles you’ve gone through. Recovery sometimes alienates you from your family and your friends, and sometimes you may even find your family and friends to be a trigger. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Recovery, Family and the Holidays

Holidays are one of the most difficult times for many people, not just those in recovery. When you’re in recovery, there are a lot of things that can lead you to stress: meeting with the family, having to go shopping, … Continue reading

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How Do We Talk to Our Kids About Drugs and Alcohol?

These days, young children are exposed to conflicting messages about drugs and alcohol from an early age. In some cases, drugs and alcohol are glorified as being fun and exciting, while at other times, they are condemned for being unhealthy and … Continue reading

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Tips for Sharing the Holidays with Family When You Are in Recovery

Fall is here and before you know it, the holidays will be too. The holidays are an exciting time of joyful celebrations with family and friends.  In today’s busy world balancing time for holiday celebrations can often bring along a … Continue reading

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Fathers Forever Live in Our Hearts

Father’s Day is coming up soon, falling on June 18 this year. Of course, you’ll want to show the loving father in your life just how much you truly care. If you or your father is in sober living, you’ll … Continue reading

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How to Find Peace in the Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of great excitement, family connection and community involvement. These elements, however, can also make the holidays a significant source of stress. People from all walks of life find the holidays to be emotionally challenging and … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Serenity During Holiday Gatherings with Family

We long for a Norman Rockwell setting when it comes to getting together with family over the holidays. Unfortunately, most of us get something closer to a Chevy Chase Christmas with burnt turkey, surly relatives and wrecked expectations. With so much … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Trust During Recovery Takes Times

Addiction is a hard road to walk, but recovery can also be difficult. Although it’s not an easy path, the journey to recovery is very worthwhile for you and for the family and friends who care about you. As you … Continue reading

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How to Help an Addicted Family Member

When a loved one is struggling with addiction, the impact ranges far beyond that individual’s pain. Addiction causes distress for each and every person who cares about the affected individual, and can lead to significant damage within families and relationships. … Continue reading

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Turn to Your Family for Support During the Holidays

The holiday season can be a challenging one when you’re going through recovery. This time of year is a busy one, and it’s also an extremely emotional one for many people. If you’re struggling with stress and anxiety over social … Continue reading

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