Tag Archives: Connection

  • 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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  • Connection in Recovery
    Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

    Connection in Recovery

    Addiction is a disease of isolation. Novelist Dean Koontz once wrote, “A fine line separates the weary recluse from the fearful hermit. Finer still is the line between hermit...
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  • Addiction is a Lonely Business
    Sunday, October 6th, 2019

    Addiction is a Lonely Business

    Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. As active addicts, we choose addictive substances and behaviors rather than other people as a coping mechanism...
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  • Building Your Support Network
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019

    Building Your Support Network

    When is the last time someone gave you the peace of their heart rather than a piece of their mind? Having a knowledgeable and empathetic support network is a...
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  • Becoming Vulnerable
    Sunday, September 15th, 2019

    Becoming Vulnerable

    To grow up is to accept vulnerability. Happiness expert Brené Brown once wrote, “Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and...
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  • Recovery Is Not a Solo Sport
    Saturday, August 24th, 2019

    Recovery Is Not a Solo Sport

    Love is not the icing on the cake of life. It is a basic primary need, like oxygen or water. We enter the world completely reliant on other people...
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  • Using the Meetings Between the Meetings
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

    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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