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Dating in Recovery

Recovery teaches us how to have loving and honest romantic relationships, but there are reasons for why newcomers in sobriety are advised not to begin dating right away. Many begin their path to sobriety with complicated aftermath of work life, family and relationship issues. It is common to enter recovery with heartbreak, a pending divorce…

The Value of Setting Boundaries in Recovery

A close relationship with an addict can mean that boundaries are crossed again and again. A person suffering from addiction can develop uncharacteristic behavior that leads to volatile and unhealthy relationships with those close to them. This often involves co-dependent dynamics, where family members believe that they can prevent the addict from using again by…