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How to Answer Your Families Questions About Your Addiction

There’s a reason why many addiction centers offer family counseling. Your family has been impacted by your addiction as well, and repairing those relationships may be a part of your recovery process. As you get sober, there are some questions … Continue reading

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In Praise of Clean and Sober Dads

Father’s Day is coming up soon, and that means that it’s time to celebrate all the dads out there! Getting sober in time for the holiday could be one of the best gifts you ever give your children. Not only … Continue reading

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Beat the Social Stigma around Being a Sober Mom

If you’ve spent any time on social media in recent years, you’ve likely seen countless memes with slogans like, “Mommy needs a drink,” or “Is it wine-o-clock yet?”. Gift shops are filled with merchandise, cleverly marketed towards mothers, touting alcohol … Continue reading

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Mom

So, Mother’s Day is near, and I already sent a card in the mail. It arrives a week before the day when sons, daughters, friends and family celebrate their mothers in the U.S. This way, mom can put the card … Continue reading

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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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