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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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Could Poor Communication Skills Be Thwarting Your Recovery?

Do you struggle to be heard — or taken seriously?  If everything you say is being taken wrong, or you find yourself flying off the handle every time someone offers their advice or guidance, you may find your recovery stalled.

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Three Ways to Show Gratitude

When you are in the recovery process, your friends and family can be your rock. They can be there to love you, laugh with you and cry with you. Sober living is not easy but having people who truly love … Continue reading

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How to Build a Real Friendship

You don’t get to choose your family, but you do have a choice when it comes to your friends. Stop wasting your time on people you can’t count on. Here are some traits to look for in a real friend … Continue reading

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Relationships in Recovery – Tips You Should Know

Relationships can be categized into many different types and can be challenging. So, let’s talk about romantic relationships because when you are newly sober, they can be even more challenging. It is recommended that you wait at least a year … Continue reading

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Planning the Perfect Sober Valentine’s Day Date

When many people think of celebrating Valentine’s Day, they often think of a romantic night out with their love that may include flowers, romance, candy and wine or champagne. But if you are in recovery, you will want to avoid … 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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Dating While Newly Sober: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

By becoming sober, you are taking the first step in improving your life and becoming a better person. As you go through recovery, you may find yourself longing for a partner or romantic interest. However, before you leap into a … Continue reading

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Sincere Ways to Offer Condolences to Someone Experiencing Grief

Offering someone condolences after a loss isn’t easy or comfortable, but it is one of the most human things that you can offer — your sincere feelings of empathy. There are plenty of things not to say during this difficult and … 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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