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Fun Ideas for Fellowship After a Meeting

Once you have committed yourself to recovery, you might start to feel a void. You also might experience boredom occasionally. Perhaps you miss the socialization of partying but know that returning to that life is not the healthiest decision. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Ways To Be of Service to Others  

Are you looking for purpose in your life? Don’t wait until you figure out what it is, or you may never find it. Doing things that help others will give purpose to your life, and more often than not, these … Continue reading

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The Journey Back To Self-Respect During Sex Addiction Recovery

Curiosity and exploration with yourself or other people can help you figure out who you are. Learning what most fulfills your primal desires does not in and of itself denote a sex addiction. Knowing the difference between healthy versus unhealthy … Continue reading

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Navigating Relationships and Breakups During Recovery

Even if you and your significant other are still together, it might be time to find experience, strength and hope outside your primary romantic relationship. This will prepare you in the worst-case scenario when becoming sober in case it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Saying I Love You on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to share your feelings with someone you romantically love, especially if the holiday is so close at hand. Taking the plunge to say “I love you” could be the beginning of a beautiful life … Continue reading

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Dating in Recovery and COVID

Dating can be difficult enough without adding recovery and a pandemic to the mix. If you’re open to changing your dating habits and methods to find the love of your life, however, dating can be special during these perilous times. … 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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How to Know When Someone is a Bad Influence

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

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Friends and Support: Who Helps and Who Hurts

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

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My Sober Valentine

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

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