People in recovery may be returning to a relationship or trying to rediscover the passion of earlier times. This article from Readers Digest may be of help. You and your partner can rediscover intimacy and pleasure with these tips. Hormones may be primarily responsible for your sex drive, but nurturing your passion for your partner …∞
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Individual drinking habits may be found on a continuum from responsible drinking through alcohol abuse to alcoholism, or physical dependence. There are many signs that may point to an alcohol problem. Drunkenness on its own or solitary drinking does not necessarily indicate alcoholism. The questionnaire will be meaningful to you only if you are honest …∞
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The Dating Game at 60+ People in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and compulsive gambling often find themselves alone again. But, there is no need to be lonesome whether heterosexual, gay, lesbian – male or female. This article from PsychCentral tells the story of an elderly women who found love again and gives some pointers. …∞
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Definition of Sexual problems Sexual problems are defined as difficulty during any stage (desire, arousal, orgasm, and resolution) of the sexual act, which prevents the individual or couple from enjoying sexual activity. These apply equally to heterosexual, gay, lesbian and bisexual people. Development of sexual disorders: Sexual difficulties may begin early in a person’s life, …∞
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Alcoholics should avoid excessive physical and emotional stress during early abstinence. Researchers have found that an important system (The HPA axis) of the body that regulates stress, hunger and illness is “stunned” during alcoholic drinking. The researchers tested alcoholics in early recovery (less than 12 months) and found that the HPA axis recovers after about …∞
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This is an excellent website for the gay, lesbian or bisexual recovering alcoholic. From their website; While alcoholism crosses all sexual orientations, gay and lesbian alcoholics in recovery often face unique challenges. Professional assistance may be sometimes tainted by the prejudices of those providing it, or at a minimum be limited by the caregivers’ lack …∞
King Heroin is my shepherd, I shall always want. He maketh me to lie down in the gutters. He leadeth me beside the troubled waters. He destroyeth my soul. He leadeth me in the paths of wickedness for the effort’s sake. Yea, I shall walk through the valley of poverty and will fear all evil …∞
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Motorcyclists carrying ‘The (AA) Message’ rumble, pipes roaring, in honouring Big Bruce. The collective rumble of a hundred motorcycles, mounted by riders hell-bent on staying “clean and sober” and spreading the message of sobriety and goodwill, awakened a traditionally sombre setting in West Texas: A Midland funeral. The sight and sound initially perhaps conjured up …∞
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Intertwined between the sheets are not only two bodies but also the emotional and psychological aspects of their personalities
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Lifeskills for Adult Children From the author of the New York Times bestseller Adult Children of Alcoholics — a wonderful book that affirms and encourages AcoAs by developing skills for living. Imagine how good you would feel if: You could stand up for yourself without losing your temper You could make a decision without second …∞
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