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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

10 Things to Remember During Early Sobriety

Being a woman in early sobriety can be very hard at times but it does get better. There are many tips on how to stay sane and sober. I made a list of 10 things to remember during early sobriety. 10 Things to Remember During Early Sobriety: 1. It’s all about progress not perfection; take . . . . Continue Reading

10 Signs it’s time to find a new sober house

It can be really challenging to know when it’s time to make some changes in your sober living environment. My best advice is to speak with your sponsor and supports and get their opinion but I’ve made a list of 10 signs it’s time to find a new sober house. 10 Signs it’s time to . . . . Continue Reading

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving Out of Sober Living

Leaving sober living can be a big change and really hard to adjust to. You usually don’t realize it until after you leave, but there are certain things I wish I knew before I moved out of a halfway house. I made a list of 5 things I wish I knew before moving out of . . . . 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

What is a “freelapse”?

We’ve all heard of a relapse, which is defined as going back to a former state or condition, or for addicts and alcoholics – to start using or drinking again. Recently, I’ve heard the term freelapse pretty frequently, though. What is a “freelapse”? A freelapse is considered to be a free high that does not . . . . Continue Reading

5 Ways to Deal with the Post-Holiday Blues

The holidays have just ended and many of us are returning to work or school after nice, long breaks and days off. This can be a really hard time of the year; the post-holiday blues can happen for many people after having vacation time with family and friends. It usually occurs within the first few . . . . Continue Reading

5 Things to Do Before You Pick a Sober House

After you leave rehab, going into a Sober House is usually the next step. When it comes to picking a sober house to live in, there are certain things you should do prior to making your choice. I’ve thought of 5 things you should consider before you pick the sober house you are going to . . . . Continue Reading

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