Tag Archives: relationships
This year Thanksgiving is so different with Covid19 restrictions leaving many big holiday gatherings to just the immediate family. If you are going to be with family or friends, please be safe.
When you enter a journey in recovery, you need to choose your friends with care. Everyone has an influence on others. The wrong relationships can drag you down, making it even harder for you to overcome your addiction. In contrast, befriending people who encourage, inspire or … Continue reading
The need for human connection is hardwired into all of us but finding ways to connect in a healthy manner can be challenging during addiction. Many people have developed a network of friends surrounding their drinking or drug use and … Continue reading
A holiday situated around fine dining and wine can be difficult to manage in sobriety, but with the help of your loved ones, you should be able to manage. Here are some unique challenges that Valentine’s Day presents and how … Continue reading
Relationships can be challenging enough for anyone, but there may be some additional concerns if you are making the most out of sober living. The Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book really doesn’t say when you can start dating Many treatment programs discourage their members … Continue reading
Sober sex can be intimidating. There are many people who have never had unaltered sex, and you might be one of them. Part of recovery is exploring sex and relationships while sober, at your own pace, and when makes sense … Continue reading
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
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
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.