New research has examined the cost of raising kids from birth to age 17 years in America. The results are stunning as they compared normal, non-delinquent teens with the abused, the delinquent, the violent and the homicidal.
Wellbriety – Continuing a Legacy of Resistance … Implementing a Vision for Healing Wellbriety means to be both sober and well. It’s a word translating a term from the language of the Passamaquoddy Nation of Maine as given by an elder in the mid 1990s. It describes a natural evolution of the recovery process. The …∞
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This is a wonderful video about Self Injury from Face The Issue narrated by Demi Moore.
Women in recovery from codependency, alcoholism or addiction may have experienced or be experiencing painful sexual intercourse. This article may help identify the problem. Sex is supposed to be enjoyable, but for countless women suffering from vulvodynia, that’s not the case. Characterized by; pain or discomfort with sexual intercourse, rawness, stinging, itching and burning in …∞
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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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Youth is a state of mind, your only as young as you think and feel; your spiritual age depends on your attitude. By – Samuel Ullman Youth is not a time of life. It’s a state of mind. It’s a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigour of the emotions, a …∞
Health impacts of long term alcohol misuse Long term abuse of alcohol creates medical risks to individuals and may contribute to many cases of illness and premature death known as the ‘long term hangover’. On death certificates ‘alcohol-related’ is often not stated. See also withdrawal symptoms of alcohol detox. Long term health impacts of alcohol …∞
Many people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and compulsive gambling may identify with these points. They may be the victim, the perpetrator or an observer. These reasons apply to heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, asexual and transsexual people. Additionally, just because someone is in recovery does not exclude them from being difficult in relationships. Why …∞
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Not only is vibrator use common, but the two studies also show that vibrator use is associated with more positive sexual function and being more proactive in caring for one’s sexual health.
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• “If I could have stayed cool, I’d still be drinking. Very quickly, though, I started getting into trouble. Going to sixth grade got in the way of my life, which consisted of getting drunk as much as possible.” [After rehab] “I was going to A.A. meetings. Everyone was older, even most of the kids …∞
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