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 …∞
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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Reconstructing the alcoholic family. World view change in co-dependents, Adult Children of Alcoholics/Al-Anon self-help groups. We examined the processes through which 20 committed members (aged 29-52 yrs) of self-help groups for adult children of alcoholics experience alterations in their perceptions of family of origin. Results suggest that world view transformation in the family of origin …∞
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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OA offers a spiritual solution to compulsive overeating “I did not enter my first meeting with hope,” recalls one member of Overeaters Anonymous. “I entered with despair. But I left with hope, because it was the first time in my life that I realized or heard that I was not morally imperfect, that I was …∞
The Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean delivered the following Speech on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse The fight against dependency is not a fair one. For dependency is a ravenous beast. It stalks us at every turn, feeding off our fears, …∞
Many people recovering from alcoholism and addiction may have decayed or damaged teeth. Having bad breath or gaps in front is not very sexy. This article may help but one may also consider seeing a dentist. With all the whitening and brightening products available for your teeth, it’s easy to forget that cosmetics aren’t enough …∞
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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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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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Objective: In this study, we aimed to research cognitive, behavioural and psychopathological differences between children of fathers with alcohol dependency (ACOA’s) and children of fathers without alcohol dependency (non-ACOA’s). Method of research: A number of psychological tests was performed on 46 children of 34 alcoholic fathers and 36 children of 34 non-alcoholic fathers, between the …∞
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