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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People in recovery from addiction and alcoholism need to be wary of pain and pain medications.
Happiness Is… A Recovery Book In this highly entertaining and literate book, Shawn Christopher Shea takes us on a provocative journey into the world of practical philosophy, applied spirituality and everyday psychology. Calling upon more than twenty years of clinical experience, fifty years of navigating life’s ups and downs, and an array of thinkers …∞
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This idea is taking hold among people who practice the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
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“I need somebody to love,” sang the Beatles, and they got it right. Love and health are intertwined in surprising ways. Humans are wired for connection, and when we cultivate good relationships, the rewards are immense. But we’re not necessarily talking about spine-tingling romance. “People who fall in love say it feels wonderful and agonizing …∞
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Is It Love or Is It Addiction? A recovery book. Real love is not addiction, nor is addiction love. But for many, these two experiences come together, resulting in tremendous pain and suffering. Through two previous editions, Is It Love or Is It Addiction? has helped countless people find their way from the trials and …∞