Posts made in January, 2013

How can I connect with other women in Recovery?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Recovery, Sobriety, Women |

How can I connect with other women in Recovery? Connecting with other women in recovery for most women is scary. More often than not women come into recovery having spent most of their time using and drinking with men. Don’t ask me why this is, but many women come into recovery with the thought that all women are mean or catty. The way you can begin connecting with other women in recovery is by first creating a connection with the woman who you will be come closest to, your sponsor. There...

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10 Signs You’re In an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Emotional Abuse, Relationships |

10 Signs You’re In an Emotionally Abusive Relationship 10 Signs You’re In an Emotionally Abusive Relationship: You partner isolates you from your friends and family Emotionally abusive spouses and partners want you all to themselves and don’t want you to have a life outside the relationship. 10 Signs You’re In an Emotionally Abusive Relationship: You are afraid to tell your partner about every day mishaps If you are afraid to tell your spouse or partner about everyday...

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Signs of a Codependent Relationship

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Codependent Relationship |

Signs of a codependent relationship Codependency used to be isolated merely to those who were linked to a person who was an alcoholic or drug addict. Now codependence has a much broader definition. Anyone, not just alcoholics and addicts can be very unhealthy emotionally. Codependence is usually characterized by one individual being extremely helpful to the point of sacrificing their own needs. One person can become dependent on the other’s need for them. Codependence in general is when one...

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How to develop a recovery plan after rehab

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in Recovery Plan |

How to develop a recovery plan after rehab The first few weeks after rehab can be a confusing time. Rehab is very structured. You have people telling you what to do and when to do it, 24 hours a day. Then you get out and you’re on your own.  The freedom can be daunting. It helps if you can develop a recovery plan after rehab, and recreate some of the structure you had while in treatment. How to develop a recovery plan after rehab: 12-step programs Twelve step programs are important for any...

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