Tag Archives: Connection

  • Using the Meetings Between the Meetings
    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

    Using the Meetings Between the Meetings

    The most powerful tool of sobriety is talking to another recovering addict. To establish and maintain long-term sexual sobriety, we need safe spaces in which we can talk openly...
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  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Saturday, April 18th, 2020

    Becoming Vulnerable

    You are worthy of love and intimate connection. Becoming vulnerable means trusting both ourselves and others. It is the only way to live honestly, with integrity and authenticity. When...
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  • I Thought I Was the Only One
    Saturday, March 28th, 2020

    I Thought I Was the Only One

    Reaching out to others can be profoundly healing. Sex and porn addiction can harm our sense of reality, interfere with healthy relationships, and force us into social isolation. One...
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  • Wounded Healers: Connect to Heal and Rebuild
    Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

    Wounded Healers: Connect to Heal and Rebuild

    By Tim Stein Meditation from Gifts of Recovery. Connect to heal and rebuild. –Therapy lesson After a recent natural disaster, someone shared this insight with me. “Normally ants are incredibly organized....
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  • Recovery Requires Other People
    Sunday, February 16th, 2020

    Recovery Requires Other People

    Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who will disagree with you. The great UCLA basketball coach and philosopher John Wooden once said, “Failure is not...
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  • Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery
    Friday, January 3rd, 2020

    Connection is the Key to a Happy Recovery

    Loneliness is the most terrible poverty. An immense amount of mental and physical health research shows that isolated/separated individuals suffer both emotionally and physically. Conversely, people who place a...
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  • We Need a Pack to Recover
    Monday, December 2nd, 2019

    We Need a Pack to Recover

    There is an undeniable strength in numbers. Human beings are meant to work together, not to go it alone. For evidence, think back to prehistoric times when people lived...
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