Relapse is Not a Sign of Failure

Relapse is not a necessary part of recovery, but it is very common. Many people require several attempts at sobriety before finally being able to overcome addiction and alcoholism. The most important thing to know about relapse is that it is not a sign of failure. Relapse simply means that one must summon the courage…

Is Relapse Part of the Recovery Process?

For many men and women attempting to overcome addiction and alcoholism, relapse is a part of their recovery journey. However, this does not mean that relapse is a necessary part of addiction recovery. Although relapse is common, with enough open-mindedness, honesty, and willingness, it is entirely possible to one to overcome addiction without relapsing at…

Hidden Dangers and Relapse Triggers You May Not See Coming

Recovery can be a challenge with so many new ways to look at life from a sober lens. It requires your full attention and energy to get through. When one person devotes time to getting sober, recovery goes smoothly but not everyone will experience this. The whole thing can fall apart quickly if you become…

Are You Afraid Of Success?

Self-sabotage is part of the experience of addiction. Every time an addict earnestly attempts to recover, then makes up a story of why they couldn’t recover, shouldn’t recover, or why using is better than recovering, they are sabotaging their opportunity to recover. Once they pick up a drug or a drink again, the sabotage is…