Seek help It’s dumbfounding to learn that some never seek help of any kind with severe alcohol abuse. One wife says, “If my husband had sought help, he would have been admitting how serious my problem was. It was a big family secret.” But other people emphasize the importance of not going it alone when …∞
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Awakening Your Sexuality: A Guide for Recovering Women With candor and compassion, Stephanie Covington reminds us that recovery is about living life fully and completely and sexual recovery is integral to the fullness of your life. With comprehensive scope and individual focus, she addresses the following questions: How is women’s sexuality shaped by a male-based …∞
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The Joy of Sex Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable. The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality. An international bestseller since it was first published in 1972, Dr. Alex Comfort’s classic work dared to celebrate the joy of human physical …∞
Have vaginal orgasm and be happy Having a penis-vaginal orgasm rather than just clitoral stimulation or masturbation results in a better life. Researchers studied over 1,200 women in Sweden and found that vaginal orgasm resulted in greater satisfaction with sex life, mental health, relationships with partners and friends, and life in general. Additionally these women …∞
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Intimate Grooming: What Women Need to Know Women in recovery from alcoholism, addiction or co-dependency may have minimised or ignored their need for personal cleanliness whilst practicing their addiction. They also may have lost touch with the best practices in feminine hygiene. This article may help. Click on the link at end to see full …∞
In recovery from alcoholism, addiction or codependency sensuality and sexuality are just as important and necessary as other times in life.
Alcoholism is a disease experienced by the family. Not only is there a significant genetic component that is passed from generation to generation, but the drinking problems of a single family member affect all other family members. The family environment and genetics can perpetuate a vicious and destructive cycle. Many marriages break up over a …∞
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While alcoholics, addicts and co-dependents may know of the effects of alcohol and drugs on their sexuality, in recovery there may be other conditions affecting their sex lives. Here’s the good news, the bad news, and some more good news about sexual health: Most (64 percent of people, according to one recent study) are satisfied …∞
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These are the most popular articles on Recovery Is Sexy over the last 3 months. 10 Masturbation Myths 10 Reasons for Low Libido 12-Step Speaker Tape Links 5 Ways to Please Your Man In Bed A Woman’s Way Through the Twelve Steps A Women’s Sexual Addiction About Recovery is Sexy Addictive Thinking, Stinking Thinking Alcohol …∞
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“We are like men who have lost their legs; they never grow new ones. Neither does there appear to be any kind of treatment which will make alcoholics of our kind like other men. We have tried every imaginable remedy. In some instances there has been brief recovery, followed by a still worse relapse. Physicians …∞
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