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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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Tips for Sharing the Holidays with Family When You Are in Recovery

Fall is here and before you know it, the holidays will be too. The holidays are an exciting time of joyful celebrations with family and friends.  In today’s busy world balancing time for holiday celebrations can often bring along a … Continue reading

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You are Not Alone- 3 Reasons Why Al Anon May be Good for You

Addiction can be devastating, not only for the addict but also for those who care for someone who is struggling. In fact, there are many situations where the caregivers or loved ones suffer as much or more than the person … Continue reading

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Learning How to Forgive Yourself and Others

Forgiveness plays a significant role in conquering addiction, whether it is forgiveness of yourself or forgiving others. These can be difficult hurdles to clear, especially when addiction has played a significant role in your life for a long period of … Continue reading

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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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