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Forming Relationships in Recovery

Addiction damages relationships in many cases. Friends, family, coworkers, and even people you do not know well can be impacted by what’s happening with your mental and physical health. The things you say and do often contribute to these problems. Relationships in recovery may seem impossible or strained, but that doesn’t have to be the…

The Gradual Spiritual Experience

12-Step fellowships discuss, at length, the importance of having a “spiritual awakening” as a result of working their recovery program. This term, at a surface level, seems to imply a bright-light “Hallelujah” moment at some point in working the steps. For the vast majority of men and women in the fellowship, this is not their…