Handling Loneliness In Recovery

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Handling Loneliness In Recovery <  > The first time I heard someone say that addiction is a disease of loneliness I knew exactly what they were talking about. The years I spent using were a truly lonely time in my life. But it wasn’t just my using years that were lonely. Loneliness plagued me in […]

A Mother’s Road to Recovery

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A Mother's Road to Recovery Last night I had a dream that I was waiting tables in a restaurant when a large group of people came in that I definitely recognized. The large group of people included my children and their foster family. They obviously were not expecting to see me there at their family […]

Overcoming Co-Addiction

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9 Paths to Co-Addiction   Addiction isn’t just an addict problem. It is a disease that affects everyone involved. From friends, to family, to co-workers, active addiction disrupts and mangles the health and fluidity of every home and workplace activity that it interacts with. While addicts learn to distance themselves from the expendable people, places, […]