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Creating Your Own Family in Recovery

Family is a major part of one’s life. The various relationships established with family members can influence an individual through each stage in their lives, working to establish norms, form opinions and viewpoints, and continue to impact an individual from childhood to adulthood.  However, families can take a number of different forms, and there is …

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How Can I Confront a Loved One About Addiction?

Addiction is a complicated disease that affects many people, both in the number of people who may suffer from the disease and those affected by another’s use. Confronting a loved one about their use of these dangerous substances can be crucial in helping them take the first step towards their recovery.  However, it is also …

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What Can I Do If Loved Ones Don’t Understand My Sobriety?

The choice to pursue a healthy, sober lifestyle is a profound one. However, it also comes with a number of hurdles along the way. For some, one of these hurdles can come in the form of their own friends and family if they do not understand or support one’s decision to maintain a sober lifestyle. …

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Can Substance Abuse Cause Sexual Dysfunction?

Love is in the air in February with Valentine’s Day, but if you’re abusing substances you might be having a common relationship problem–sexual dysfunction. You might be surprised to learn that substance abuse disorder can cause sexual problems in both males and females and can create yet another obstacle in a relationship. And let’s face …

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How You Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

Feeling blue because you’re single on Valentine’s Day and not anywhere near ready for dating?  Instead of feeling down on yourself or lonely, make it a special day to celebrate your sobriety and your newfound love of life. There are plenty of reasons to love yourself and your choice to get sober. You may still …

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