Being dependent on others almost comes natural when we are in a state of confusion. We seek others opinions, beliefs, and advice. What others say, if we place them in a position of authority, becomes “The Word.” Unfortunately, the advice and opinion of the other person, is really a form of “approval” that we seek. …∞
Best Friends: How to Grow a Friend A twelve-step program The best time to grow a best friend is before you need one! 1. People Equal Friends. There is a certain chemistry with friends just as in a love relationship. Therefore, contact with other people is the first building block to grow a friend. Friends …∞
Characteristics of Functional and Dysfunctional Couples Dysfunctional: Being together and unhappy is safer than being alone. Functional: Being together brings us joy and happiness. Dysfunctional: It is safer to be with other people than it is to be alone and intimate with our partner. Functional: Being alone and intimate with our partner is as safe …∞
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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. …∞
People in recovery from alcoholism, addiction and co-dependency often have questions about just what is a healthy relationship. This article will give many people in recovery food for thought. What is a healthy relationship and how does sex fit in? In the simplest terms, a healthy relationship is one that makes you feel good about …∞
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People in recovery may experience a sudden drop in their libido. If your erotic life has gone from an all-out sexfest to a G-rated event, you are not alone. While chronic aversion to sex is a serious issue for both men and women, an occasional drop in your sex drive is perfectly normal. According to …∞
Men in their 50s have more satisfying sex lives than men in their 30s Men in their fifties are more satisfied with their sex lives than men in their thirties and forties, recording similar levels to 20-29 year-olds, according to a survey published in the February issue of BJU International. A team of experts from …∞
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How to recognize the signs of addiction to sex Addiction to sexual activities can be just as destructive as addiction to chemical substances. Sex addicts may jeopardize their marriage and family relationships, allow their job performance to deteriorate, and endanger themselves and their partner through multiple sexual exposures. Even though they realize the consequences, they …∞
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Women contemplating or are in recovery from alcoholism or addiction may be concerned about sex post-menopause. This article may help give hope and debunk some myths. Sex after menopause brings more than pleasure. It lowers blood pressure, boosts immunity and reduces pain, according to a mass of evidence that has been piling up in recent …∞
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