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The 3 Types of People to Avoid While in Recovery

If you have successfully completed a rehab program, congratulations! You are well on your way to living a fulfilling, sober life. However, the journey away from addiction and into recovery still isn’t over. To give yourself the best possible chance … Continue reading

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Friends and Fellowship Can Strengthen Your Recovery

If there are two things that don’t belong together, it’s loneliness and recovery. For many of us, a profound sense of being alone drove us to the depths of addiction, which is where we eventually found recovery and a new … Continue reading

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Your Sponsor: Your Friend and Important Lifeline During Recovery

There are many important relationships throughout your life, but when you’re on the road to recovery your sponsor can serve as your confessor, your friend, your mentor and even in some ways as a parental figure. Your sponsor is primarily … Continue reading

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Working With Others (many ways) in Recovery

The process of recovery is a different journey for everyone, although there are areas of commonality that many people share. One of those common truths is that working with others throughout the recovery process and beyond is a powerful way … Continue reading

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Are You Addicted to an Addict?

Loving an addict hurts. You spend your days (and nights) struggling to find ways to help them. In the process, you are shoved deeper and deeper into the depths of their addiction. Just because you don’t pick up their habit doesn’t … Continue reading

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Ways to Say I Love You

“I Love You.”  Why are those three little words so hard to get out? If you are finding it difficult to mutter that phrase, maybe it is time to show that special person how you feel. Here are some simple … Continue reading

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My 12 Step Store Valentine Gift Guide 2017

My 12 Step Store Valentine Gift Guide 2017 Your most stylish guide to the top 24 best recovery gifts for him or her living the journey One Day at a Time in recovery. The best way to share your support … Continue reading

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A Guide to Dating While In Recovery

If you are in recovery, you should be squarely focused on returning to a life of sobriety. But this doesn’t mean that you should close the door on a potential relationship. Who knows, you just might meet the love of … Continue reading

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Is it Love or Lust?

Have you met someone who strikes your fancy while in recovery or post-recovery? Perhaps you think you have found love. Though few are willing to discuss this sensitive topic, there is a difference between love and lust. Lust indicates the … Continue reading

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Addiction: It’s All in the Family

Whether an addict is in denial of his or her disease or facing addiction recovery, family plays an important role. A great source of love, strength and support, the family is a force to be thankful for. At some point in … Continue reading

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