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Normalizing Relapse

Relapse. It’s a word that you might hear spoken in the same hushed tones as seditious hearsay. Despite the near-universal wish throughout 12-Step programs and recovery centers to avoid relapse by whatever means possible, the truth is that relapse is often a fact of life. It’s just something that happens. As you progress through recovery, …

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Healthy Boundaries: How to Respectfully Say “No”

Saying “no” to others can be difficult for many people to do. You may feel like you are being rude, disrespectful, defiant, or argumentative. You may avoid saying “no” to avoid any potential conflict. You may feel like you are being selfish by putting your needs ahead of another person’s needs. Setting healthy boundaries with …

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