The Fun Side of Sobriety

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The rigid thinking of addiction robs you of everything, including joy and imagination. In recovery you learn to build positive solutions to elevate your life without getting high. All the fun stuff begins when you stop using. It’s time to stop lamenting what you’ll leave behind (it needs to go), and start looking to the […]

Addict, Not Narcissist.

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You finally made it into recovery, and now you realize that everyone you love thinks that you’re a total narcissist…not a great feeling. Don’t despair! Despite the way that your friends or families may feel, being an addict does not automatically make you a narcissist, even if you did act like one while you were […]

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 […]