Emotional abuse is a pattern of behavior that involves words, actions, or inactions that eat away a person’s sense of self. Your childhood emotional abuse and trauma affect your adult relationships. Learn just how abuse manifests here.
relationships in recovery
Addiction leaves many relationships broken, so what can you do? Discover the DO’s and DONT’s that will help you mend and improve your relationship with a recovering addict after rehab is over.
Is the “no intimate relationships during the first year of sobriety” suggestion important to follow? Here, we explain why dating and starting new relationships in early recovery is not recommended.
Looking for an inspirational story about addiction recovery? Check out why we’re loving “The Painting and the Piano” and why you might consider adding it to your library. More here.
How can you learn to live again after leaving an addict. One woman has lived to tell the tale and guide others to a more fulfilling and free life. More here.
What are the lies we tell ourselves when we don’t want to face the truth about a loved one’s addiction? Read how you can seek and acknowledge truth, here.
How can you restore trust with loved ones? Can you mend broken relationships? Seven (7) practical tips for building trust after a bout with addiction. More here.
Dysfunctional addictive relationships: Are you hiding from intimacy in addiction recovery? (BOOK REVIEW)March 18th, 2016
Addicts are known for unhealthy relationships. In fact, some of us have never learned how to do “relationship” at all. Learn how you might be using dysfunctional cycles to hide from intimacy in this BOOK REVIEW. And break free!
Three (3) tips to help get you through self-doubt when leaving an addict…and why you’ll be better off in the long run.
Codependency describes someone who becomes the “caretaker” of an addicted or troubled person. But, is codependency treatable? What are the signs of codependency? Find out all you need to know in this interview with expert Marriage and Family Psychotherapist, Darlene Lancer. More here.