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Essential Tips To Cope With Holidays Without Family

The global pandemic prevented people from traveling home for the holidays in 2020. If there’s any reason you can’t return home this year, you may feel stressed. However, you can choose activities that help you cope with the distance without … Continue reading

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Clean & Sober for the Holidays

NEW FRIENDSHIPS “I’m experiencing a lot of emotions that I suppressed for a long time. It comes in waves of joy and days of depression. I’m able to work through these emotions. I feel a lot more connected to my family … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Thanksgiving with Family and Friends

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. 

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Family Holidays 2020

Addiction recovery can be tricky during the holidays as traditional celebrations often involve alcoholic drinks. From spiked eggnog to holiday cocktails, you’re sure to be tempted to break your sobriety, especially when attending family gatherings. With Covid restrictions being different … Continue reading

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Family, Friends and Food for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for celebration and thinking about all the things we are grateful for, but it can also be a challenging time for those in recovery. When you are working hard to stay sober, it can be difficult … Continue reading

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How to Answer Your Families Questions About Your Addiction

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

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In Praise of Clean and Sober Dads

Father’s Day is coming up soon, and that means that it’s time to celebrate all the dads out there! Getting sober in time for the holiday could be one of the best gifts you ever give your children. Not only … Continue reading

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Beat the Social Stigma around Being a Sober Mom

If you’ve spent any time on social media in recent years, you’ve likely seen countless memes with slogans like, “Mommy needs a drink,” or “Is it wine-o-clock yet?”. Gift shops are filled with merchandise, cleverly marketed towards mothers, touting alcohol … Continue reading

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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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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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