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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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Celebrating Sober Dads

Not only is June the month when warm weather and school vacations are in full swing, but it’s when Father’s Day is celebrated. It is traditionally a day that begins with breakfast in bed, gifts of clay handprints and of course … Continue reading

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Helping Others and Being of Service

When you are in recovery from addiction, giving back in your community and helping others can be great for your healing process. Practical experience has shown that nothing will so much insure success with addiction as intensive work with other … Continue reading

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No Dating in Early Recovery

We invited one of our readers to share his personal experience on dating in early recovery, and here’s what he has to say.

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Tips for Dating in Recovery

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

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What Every Mom of an Addicted Child Needs to Know

Loving an addict is hard. But it can be even more difficult when the addict is your child. Many mothers are torn between helping and loving their child without enabling them. They also feel like they have failed as a … Continue reading

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Is it Love or Lust?

If you are in recovery, it is important to surround yourself with healthy people and have healthy relationships. This makes it easier to remain sober and  free from addiction to continue your path to recovery. When you are ready to … Continue reading

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Fun (and Sober!) Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

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

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