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Addiction, Marriage, and Divorce

Addiction, Marriage, and Divorce

Addiction is a disease that can take over everything: from all aspects of health to your general identity and even beyond yourself by affecting those you love as well. That being said, addiction can often be either the impetus or the final straw for divorce. The...

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Are You a Dry Drunk?

Are You a Dry Drunk?

You have finally cut alcohol out of your life. For the first time in as long as you can remember, you are truly sober. But you might not feel any better yet. Where is the Promise Land that motivated you through those unbearable days of detox? Why are these emotional...

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10 Reasons to Quit Smoking

10 Reasons to Quit Smoking

Not Worth It Thanks to many recent movements to defeat the false stereotype that “smoking is cool,” people have become generally more aware that smoking cigarettes is very bad for you. From nicotine’s deadly-addictive quality to causing lung cancer and making it...

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10 Reasons to Quit Drinking

10 Reasons to Quit Drinking

Some Things to Consider If cutting alcohol out of your life feels like a task you would really struggle with, that might be reason enough to do it. Addiction is a biological disease that ultimately takes control of a person’s autonomy and health. If you are still on...

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Signs of Addiction

Signs of Addiction

Knowing the signs of addiction is the first step to determining whether or not your loved one has a problem with drugs or alcohol. Since addiction is a disease, early treatment increases the chance for a successful recovery. General Signs of Addiction Sometimes...

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Addiction Recovery and Stress

Addiction Recovery and Stress

Addiction recovery calls for a great deal of emotional, mental, and physical energy. The last thing you need is stress sitting on your shoulder, zapping away whatever energy you have left. The Connection Between Addiction Recovery and Stress Stress can have extremely...

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5 Tips for Journaling While in Recovery

5 Tips for Journaling While in Recovery

Writing for Recovery There is a good deal of evidence out there that promotes the health benefits of writing—especially while in substance abuse recovery. But as is the case with too many other habits that we know can be good for us, it is much easier said than done....

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