August 11, 2016
addiction transference

Understanding Addiction Transference

In addiction treatment there’s rarely a “one-trick” pony. The terms “dual-diagnosis” and “co-occurring disorders” have become synonymous with recovery marketing. Commonly, dual-diagnosis refers to the presence of addiction and/or alcoholism along with another diagnosable mental […]
November 23, 2016
How To Tell When A Loved One Is Lying

How To Tell When A Loved One Is Lying

As human beings, we lie a lot and for different reasons. The average person tells an average of 4 lies per day. We lie to cover our tracks, make ourselves look good, get out of […]
December 8, 2016

Forgiveness: Giving Up All Hope of a Better Past

By definition, forgiveness means the process of forgiving or being forgiven. Looking to what the core of “forgive” means, we find that to forgive and be forgiven means to “stop feeling angry or resentful toward […]
December 14, 2016

Setting Boundaries With Opiate Addiction

Loving someone suffering from opiate addiction is tough, but not impossible. Follow these suggestions for extra support. Avoid Enabling Enabling is a way loved one’s of opiate addicts often think they’re helping, but are in […]
December 15, 2016

The Case Against Diagnosing Yourself: Stop It

Hypochondria: “abnormal anxiety about one’s health, especially with an unwarranted fear that one has a serious disease.” Somatic Symptom Disorder, as now calls hypochondria, has many features and can stem from trauma, abuse, having […]
December 29, 2016
girls talking

You Must Control Your Temper

A little teapot exclaims this line to a giant and angry beast who just ruined his chances at dinner with a gorgeous girl who may or may not be the key to ending the curse […]
January 2, 2017

10 Ways Childhood Divorce Impacts You As An Adult

Divorce can be tumultuous. Rarely is there a peaceful divorce in which parents remain healthy friends. Being a child during a divorce has impact on adulthood. You still feel conflicted. You probably gave up the […]
February 2, 2017

Why Can’t I Get Sober? 4 Self-Defeating Thoughts

Maybe you’ve made it a couple of weeks or maybe you’ve only stayed sober a couple of hours. You know you’re trying but you can’t figure out how to get through that initial phase. Check […]
February 7, 2017

Women At Higher Risk For Alcoholism

Though men are more likely to consume alcohol and have problems, women are more likely to experience the negative side effects of heavy alcohol consumption. From drinking to seeking treatment, women face a particular challenge […]
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