Relationships

13th Step in Recovery

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Abusive Relationships, Addiction, Codependent Relationship, Emotional Abuse, Recovery, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sobriety |

13th Step in Recovery Most people are familiar with the term “12 Steps” even if they are not in recovery and even if they don’t know exactly what they are. Those who are or have been in recovery and part of a 12 Step fellowship are probably familiar with the 13th Step in Recovery. The 13th Step in Recovery Defined The 13th Step in Recovery is not actually part of the formal 12 Steps of AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), NA (Narcotics Anonymous), or CA (Cocaine Anonymous) but is a slang term...

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5 reasons women relapse

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Addiction, Mental Illness, Mood, Recovery, Rehab, Relationships, Sobriety, Women |

5 Reasons Women Relapse From my own personal experience with relapse I can tell you that for me there are now defining reasons someone relapses. A relapse can happen at any time regardless of what is going on if you are progressing in your own recovery. With that said though, there are some things that happen right before my relapse that kind of give away the fact that I am digressing and not progressing. Most of the time, one of the biggest reasons I relapse has to do with men. And with that...

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5 Signs You May be Codependent

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Abusive Relationships, Addiction, Alcohol, Codependent Relationship, Relationships |

5 Signs You May be Codependent It can be really difficult for people to accept that they are codependent. Accepting codependency is a lot like someone accepting that they are an addict except the addiction is with a person. People can become addicted to a number of things such as gambling, sex and food and also people or relationships and that addiction is called codependency. Codependency can happen in any type of relationship where there is one spouse totally enmeshed with the other. Since...

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Mother and Daughter Issues in Addiction

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Addicted Children, Addicted Parents, Mother and Daughter Issues, Relationships, Women |

Mother and Daughter Issues in Addiction Mother and daughter relationships are some of the most complex and diverse relationships there are. Some mothers and daughters are best friends and some talk once a week whiles others have volatile relationships where they don’t talk to each other for years on end. Some mothers and daughters talk about everything and some avoid conflict like the plague. Most relationships between mothers and daughters encompass a little bit of all these aspects. When...

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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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