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August, 2015

  1. Recovery and Relationships 

    August 23, 2015 by Kayce L.

    Navigating one’s way through intimate relationships can be difficult regardless of one’s circumstances. Marital and long-term intimate relationships must go through major reconstruction during recovery or face collapsing. This reconstruction often involves healing past wounds to the relationship, redefining role responsibilities, altering daily rituals of communication, and developing new patterns of sexual intimacy. It also involves shedding self-defeating patterns of speaking and acting toward one another that have often become deeply ingrained during ones addiction days.

  2. Alcoholics greatest enemies

    August 3, 2015 by Kayce L.

    The greatest enemies of us alcoholics are resentment, jealousy, envy, frustration, and fear.
    BB Pg 145

  3. Procrastinating in Recovery

    August 3, 2015 by Kayce L.

    Procrastination is a type of avoidance behavior, thought to be a mechanism for dealing with anxiety. It usually always back fires. In a procrastinators attempt to avoid stress and anxiety they are actually causing themselves more stress and anxiety than what was originally there. In over coming the tendency for procrastination is by acknowledging that it is there. As you go through your daily routines, be conscious of anytime you seem to be procrastinating. Once you realize you are doing it. Think about why you are doing it. And don’t do it. Force yourself to do whatever the task is that you are trying to avoid.