Life With Someone Who Is Addicted: Lessons Learned

Life With Someone Who Is Addicted: Lessons Learned

Life With An Addict: Lessons Learned {Guest Post by Kristi C.}   No doubt if you’re living with a loved one who’s struggling with alcoholism or drug addiction, you’re weighed down with worry and stress, feeling lost. You feel you’re going crazy and that your...
When Your Partner Is An Alcoholic/Addict

When Your Partner Is An Alcoholic/Addict

When Your Partner Is An Alcoholic/Addict {Here’s an article I wrote for a recovery forum geared toward those struggling with a loved one who is an alcoholic or addict. Hope this helps you better navigate this tricky road…} If you are in a relationship with...
The Myth of Normal & Why I’m Not

The Myth of Normal & Why I’m Not

The Myth of Normal & Why I’m Not     I recently watched a talk by Dr. Gabor Mate, physician and addictions expert, about what he calls, “The myth of normal”, a concept that divides people into normal and abnormal based on pathological traits. What...
Addiction, Community, & the Rat Park Experiment

Addiction, Community, & the Rat Park Experiment

Addiction, Community, & The Rat Park Experiment There is an addiction epidemic going on folks. From high functioning alcoholics to the affluent CEO snorting cocaine to the homeless on heroin, it’s a big problem with limited solutions. And that’s sad. I...
Being Sober Doesn’t Always Fix Relationships

Being Sober Doesn’t Always Fix Relationships

Being Sober Doesn’t Always Fix Relationships   We can all relate to the far too often roller coaster ride when it comes to relationships. Live long enough and you’ll experience some sort of pain and confusion stemming from a friendship or intimate...