Thirteenth Stepping occurs when a person in recovery makes sexual overtures to a vulnerable person, a newcomer or someone newly sober, sometimes under the guise of “sponsoring” or working with the newcomer. it violates the principle that we should help others without expectation of reciprocity or return favors, sexual or otherwise. it taints the apparent …∞
Symptoms of a Wounded Spirituality The relationship within our ‘self’ of body, mind and emotions shapes our ability to relate to other people, and to the spiritual power in the universe. Depression, addictions, compulsive behaviour and low self-esteem are but symptoms, signs of a broken relationship within our ‘self’. They are symptoms of a ‘wounded …∞
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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 …∞
Eat Your Way to a Spicier Sexuality Turn up the heat with these sensuously sweet and delicious aphrodisiacs. People in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and gambling etc., may need to assess their dietary needs especially in relation to sexuality. When your love life is lacking, you’re tempted to try almost anything to reignite the …∞
The “Good-Enough Sex” model for couple sexual satisfaction “Then we have the voices who cry for sex and more sex; who bewail the institution of marriage; who think that most of the troubles of the race are traceable to sex causes. They think we do not have enough of it, or that it isn’t the …∞
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This list of websites presents hundreds of free MP3 downloadable tracks from; Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-anon, Gamblers Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, radio podcasts, Cocaine Anonymous, Debtors Anonymous, Marijuana Anonymous, Sexaholics Anonymous and Sex Addicts Anonymous. Special subjects include the Founders of AA and Al-anon, gay, lesbian, singles, Joe and Charlie, Big Book study and various …∞
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Symptoms of getting ready to relapse. Although this is about a relapse into alcoholism, it applies to many other addictions and areas of life, from overeating to relationship, co-dependency and money problems. Learn to recognise the danger signals, your life depends on it. EXHAUSTION – Allowing yourself to become overly tired or in poor health. …∞
What is sexual abstinence? Can it benefit my recovery? Relationships and sexual activities are controversial in recovery from alcoholism, addiction and co-dependency. But there are benefits to sexual abstinence. These apply equally to heterosexual, gays and lesbian. Sexual abstinence is a choice to refrain from sexual activity. This choice is usually made for a specific …∞
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Sexual Compulsives Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop having compulsive sex. There are no dues or fees for …∞
This is a wonderful video about Self Injury from Face The Issue narrated by Demi Moore.