It’s the little things: Everyday gratitude as a booster shot for romantic relationships In early recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency or gambling one can be so relieved at finally finding a solution that one may over-commit to the new activity. With all the attendance at meetings, coffee with other members, 12th Step work one tends …∞
Are You Burning Out? Many people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency or gambling may get to a point that it all seems just too much or burnout a little in recovery efforts. This can be serious sign on the road to relapse, a bust. This article may help you think about the issues involved. …∞
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Some insightful questions to examine possible relationship problems experienced by people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and Adult Children of Alcoholism (ACOA). I must be “needed” in order to have a relationship with others. I value other’s approval of my thinking, feelings and behaviors over my own. I agree with others so they will …∞
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Most alcoholics, addicts, gamblers and co-dependents know the frustration of repetitive failure to reach their recovery goals. Consider one man who lived through various setbacks in life over 30 years: Failed in business in 1831 Defeated for the legislature in 1832 Again failed in business in 1834 Sweetheart died in 1835 Had a nervous breakdown …∞
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This list may help identify some patterns of symptoms of depression that you have been experiencing.
People in recovery may recognise one or more of these types of gambler. 1 – Professional gamblers make their living by gambling and thus consider it a profession. They are skilled in the games they choose to play and are able to control both the amount of money and time spent gambling. Thus, professional gamblers …∞
Stage 3 is often marked by a pileup of abusive episodes and noticeable effects of the violence on their children.
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For Sale Recovery Is Sexy.com is for sale RecoveryIsSexy.com has led a revolution in how recovery is viewed/ considered – without ignoring spiritual principles. From humble beginings the altruistic factual principles of the site have become part of the recovery experience for many – and growing. Based on the 12 Step fellowships it includes over …∞
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Oral Sex and Sexually Transmitted Infections Many people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, gambling and co-dependency may be exploring their sexuality from a new perspective. Safer and more enjoyable oral can be an exciting experience. Compared to sex, oral sex is considered a lower-risk sexual activity. There is zero risk of unwanted pregnancy and a …∞
My name is Dave and I am an alcoholic and also a compulsive gambler. I have been around the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous for 10 years. During that time, I managed to stay sober” for long periods, but then I would “bust” again, always kidding myself that I again had “control” over my drinking. More …∞
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