Sobriety

Relationships in recovery – do they always suck?

Relationships in recovery – do they always suck?

2018-01-15 10:45:41 I’ve been talking to some friends recently about why relationships in sobriety can be so f**king hard and painful. I get that romantic relationships are often hard for a lot of people but for a group of people who are used to anesthetizing themselves through any kind of emotional pain they can be especially challenging.  Relationships trigger our unresolved attachment iss... »

Living in a Sober House – Addiction and Recovery

Living in a Sober House – Addiction and Recovery

If you found this article because you wish to learn more about Halfway Houses and Sober Living, then read on. My name is Matt Morris, and I have spent years living in and managing a sober living house in Texas. This series of articles will help inform addicts, alcoholics, and their loved ones of some of the pitfalls and benefits of living in structured, sober living. You may be asking; how did I e... »

The Story of the High-Functioning Adult Child of an Addict

The Story of the High-Functioning Adult Child of an Addict

2017-08-21 17:35:06 “Mom’s dead. Not sure if anyone told you.” This is the message I woke up to from my brother at 6AM on a work day. For a second, I thought he was joking. Original Source »

Relapse Prevention and Sobriety Maintenance

Relapse Prevention and Sobriety Maintenance

Many professionals in the addiction recovery field don’t fully understand the difference between a Sobriety Maintenance Plan and a Relapse Prevention Plan. This is an important distinction, and one that should not be overlooked. Understanding the differences between the two plans can not only enrich the lives of recovering individuals, it can often prevent a devastating relapse from occurrin... »

Alcohol Should Be More Expensive

Alcohol Should Be More Expensive

2017-12-26 14:08:00 Without a doubt, the alcohol you’re drinking this Holiday Season is too damn cheap. By all means check out the new piece by German Lopez at Vox: “The case for setting a minimum price on alcohol.” Original Source »

Emetophobia Recovery System – Legitimate?

Emetophobia Recovery System – Legitimate?

The Emetophobia Recovery System is a new, all-in-one system to cure emetophobia from Rich Presta. The Emetophobia Recovey system is the successor to Jillian Steven's well received Emetophobia Eraser Program. Emetophobia, or the fear of vomit, is without a doubt, an incredibly debilitating phobia. By being too afraid to attend any social situation in which vomit may occur, emetophobes suffer fr... »

The Difference Between Addiction and Normal Teen Behavior

The Difference Between Addiction and Normal Teen Behavior

2018-01-19 01:09:32 Is it time to seek treatment for your child, or not?  Learn about the differences between normal teen behavior and teenage drug or alcohol addiction here, with a section for your questions at the end. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Original Source »

Drug Rehabilitation Services – A Boon For Teenagers to Be Sober

Drug Rehabilitation Services – A Boon For Teenagers to Be Sober

Drugs are fast spreading its reach and now drug abuse has become common among teens too. More and more teens are getting involved in drug abuse at a very tender age. Teens get easily influenced by their friends who are drug addicts and start using drugs without even considering its fatal consequences. Family members are usually unaware of the habits of their kids. They are vulnerable to the negati... »

My Number One Lesson From 2017

My Number One Lesson From 2017

2017-12-30 16:25:26 2017 was a year of high highs and low lows for me. As with all of my years in life, it didn’t go as planned. I had to readjust my sails. I had to adapt. I had to take in all of the feelings and do my best to navigate through them, even in the roughest of seas. I’ve learned many lessons this year, some hard, some wonderful, and some confusing, and others eye-opening. But there’s... »

Sobriety May Cause a Divorce

Sobriety May Cause a Divorce

What did he just write? Is he serious? He must be desperate to write an article, because he may have nothing to contribute at this time. Somebody ought to stuff his brain and break his laptop. I am serious about all this. And I am a recovering alcoholic. I only want to inform my readers that it isn’t my intention to be overzealous on the subject of alcoholism. I realize I am entering a slipp... »

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