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6 Signs of Emotional Abuse

(This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)   By Cheryl Steinberg Emotional abuse may not leave visible signs like physical abuse can, but it’s just as damaging to one’s psyche – if not more so. If you’re in an intense relationship, you might be . . . . Continue Reading


13 Life Lessons for Our Daughters

James Brown had a popular song called “It’s a man’s world.” And, even though he recorded it back in 1966, girls today still need to know that they have just as much of a claim to stake in this world as boys do. Here are 13 life lessons for our daughters. #1. Enjoy your own . . . . Continue Reading


5 Reasons Why You Should Marry Yourself

Of course I don’t mean literally marry yourself. But, the point of this article is to make clear the importance of being committed to yourself first, before committing to another person. Many of us are under the impression – whether we realize it or not – that our happiness depends on others. For instance, that . . . . Continue Reading


Drug Treatment for My Wife

Drug addiction can touch any family member, and some husbands find themselves asking the question ‘Where do I find drug treatment for my wife’ but have no way of knowing how to approach the situation. In order to stop any other substance abuse you should be sure to ask yourself ‘what would be the best . . . . Continue Reading


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


Toxic Friendships: 6 Signs It’s Time to Move On

Florence Isaacs, author of Toxic Friends/True Friends explains that “there has to be balance in a friendship for it to be healthy – not one person whose needs get met and another whose needs are overlooked.” Toxic friendships aren’t necessarily easy to spot, once you’re in one. They have a tendency to be the type . . . . Continue Reading


The 5 Most Important Things to Look For in a Sponsor

It is said that there is nothing that will ensure immunity from addiction more than intensive work with another addict or alcoholic. The ability for an individual to identify with our struggles, and relate their experience and recovery to our obstacles gives power to the concept of sponsorship. It is important to remember the primary . . . . 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


14 Best Ways to Show Someone You Love Them on Valentine’s Day (Even if You’re Single)

It can be difficult to think of some great gift ideas for that loved one of yours this Valentine’s Day. Whether you are single or in a committed relationship, I’ve thought of the 14 best ways to show someone you love them on Valentine’s Day (even if you’re single). 14 Best Ways to Show Someone . . . . Continue Reading


10 Female Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Were in Recovery

When you’re struggling with an addiction or working at your recovery from an addiction, it’s good to know that you’re not alone. And, it helps to know that there is life after active addiction. Here are 10 female celebrities you probably didn’t know were in recovery to inspire you right now. Oprah Winfrey Now one . . . . Continue Reading


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