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7 Reasons Women Have a Harder Time Getting Sober Than Men

Women are the fastest growing segment for substance abuse and addiction in the United States. When you think about gender and population, women make up a little more than half of the world. Now consider this: addiction affects as many as one in three people. Therefore, you can see that a large population of struggling . . . . Continue Reading

6 Signs You Went to An All Women’s Treatment Center

Going to a gender-specific treatment center can be more beneficial than attending a co-ed treatment program. That’s because, at an all-women’s treatment center, the unique issues affecting women are addressed. The focus is on healing the issues and traumas that are underlying the substance abuse and addiction issues. Conditions like unresolved trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, . . . . 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

Do We Live in a Rape Culture?

Numerous individuals object to the expression “rape culture.”  They don’t comprehend how a culture as civilized as ours can be defined by a power as damaging as rape. They consider it an overstatement, an “over-analysis” by irritated feminists. Some even think it is an oxymoron. And others quite simply don’t understand the term. Within feminism, . . . . Continue Reading

8 Things Every Woman in Recovery Should Know

Whether you’re in early recovery or you have some sober time under your belt, there are some things that about recovery that you might not know about. Here are 8 things every woman in recovery should know.   #1. Substance abuse treatment was initially geared towards men only And while there has been little research . . . . Continue Reading

Why Rehab is Harder for Women

Being a woman in recovery myself, I know for me it took a couple of times of trying to get sober before I actually got sober, and that applies to pretty much all of my female friends, as well. So, because of this I want to address why rehab is harder for women. Regardless of . . . . Continue Reading

What to do when he just stops calling

You and this guy are having a great time together, everything seems perfect! What do you do if out of nowhere, he just stops calling? Before we got sober most of us would go drink or drug this problem away; now that we are in recovery it isn’t that easy. We actually have to deal . . . . Continue Reading

5 Ways to Recognize a Predator in AA

When you first come into sobriety, it is usually advised that you do not get into a relationship. This has to do with the fact that you’re very newly sober and you should be focusing on yourself. There are many guys in the rooms of AA, CA or NA that are predators that you have . . . . Continue Reading

Sex Addiction: Not Just a Guy Thing

  Shortage of research and information about female hypersexuality branches from the double standard that men always want sex and women never do. Some women as an alternative refer to their condition as “love addiction” or “relationship addiction.” “Hypersexual Disorder” came close to being added to the DSM-V, the controversial fifth edition of the standard . . . . Continue Reading

Study: Men Really Do Look at Women’s Bodies More Than Their Faces

Common sense and experience has me think: “well, yeah. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure this one out.” And, according to a new study that used eye-tracking technology, we can actually prove what many women have long observed: that men really do look at women’s bodies more than their faces. As a curvy . . . . Continue Reading

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