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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.
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
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
When you are recovering from addiction, it can often seem like your past vices are constantly calling out to you to come back. That is why 12-step programs and other recovery methods so often recommend replacing those bad habits with … Continue reading
Ahh . . . love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but you don’t want to do the same old-same old thing you do every year with your special someone, do you?!? Instead, here’s some … Continue reading
When you’re taking steps toward leading a sober life, or recovery from any negative addiction, having an addiction to success can work in your favor. Although addictions are often thought of as a negative thing, being driven to succeed can … Continue reading
Although the two terms are often used interchangeably, belief and faith are quite different. Belief is a necessary precursor to faith, but there is more to it than that. Here’s what you need to know about the distinction between the … Continue reading