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10 Signs You Are Using Relationships to Fill a Spiritual Void

  All you need is love. I am a firm believer this is the truth, the only problem is some people tend to believe that love has to be a romantic love. I believe wholeheartedly love is the essence of life, and it should be unconditional and without bias. That it is, in my opinion, . . . . Continue Reading


5 Things No One Tells You about Intimacy in Recovery

When I first got into recovery, my main concern and questions had to do with just learning how to be a functioning member of society. I never thought to ask what my relationships, intimacy and sex life would be like. So when I got into my first relationship in recovery, it was all new and . . . . Continue Reading


If You Are Sober, Can You Date Someone Who Drinks? New Study Says No.

If you are sober, can you date someone who drinks? New study says no. Extreme alcohol use is often mentioned as a cause during a divorce or break-up, but a new study proposes that booze itself might not be at fault, but rather the dissimilar drinking patterns of the couple. Research done by Kenneth E. . . . . Continue Reading


10 Recovery Relationship Red Flags You’re Probably Ignoring

Sometimes (especially in recovery) we can be blind to the truth in a relationship and it can be hard to see the red flags or signs that things aren’t healthy. It’s difficult to take a step back and be able to judge a situation that you are emotionally attached to. Even if you are to . . . . Continue Reading


10 Signs Your Relationship is Getting in the Way of Your Recovery

When we’re in a relationship and we are in love (or think we are), we tend to see everything through rose colored glasses. Most of the time, it’s because we don’t want to listen to our friends or our supports who are telling us what’s really going on. In my experience, most women in recovery . . . . Continue Reading


5 Steps for Dating a Normie

When it comes to dating in recovery, it can be very tricky and different. You are now sober and have a different level of awareness than when you were in active addiction. There are so many tips out there on dating someone in the program; but what about dating a normie? The situation is completely . . . . Continue Reading


Creating Healthy Boundaries

As women in recovery, it is very important that we practice creating healthy boundaries. Personally, this was a hard task for me to tackle in my recovery and is still something I struggle with daily. This could be for setting boundaries with friends, family, sponsor, sponsees, co-workers, boyfriends and the list could go on forever. . . . . Continue Reading


How to Deal with a Breakup without Losing Your Mind…or Your Sobriety

It is all so exciting at first, you have this new life, you’re sober, and now you have the perfect boyfriend! But in sobriety, what do you do when that “perfect relationship” comes to an end? It’s a lot easier to stay sober when everything is going perfectly, what happens when it all falls apart? . . . . Continue Reading


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