5 Reason to Stay Single in Early Recovery

It is often suggested that during the early stages of recovery, and up to the first year, we do not get involved in any romantic relationships. This recommendation of course has some opposition, and is either one of these topics which do not get enough attention, or huge arguments break out over it! Therefore, I…

Relationships, Romance and Recovery

One of the major challenges for me in sobriety was learning how to have healthy relationships. I had no idea how to be around other people and what my role was as a daughter, a sister, a friend, or even a co-worker. I had pretty much alienated everyone and the idea of rebuilding these relationships…

Love as a Recovering Addict

Kelly Cordovano from Fresh Start Ministries in Central Florida, has gratuitously shared  a post that it is just perfect for Valentine’s Day! Love as a Recovering Addict — the counselor’s perspective on dating and recovery. Thinking about having a relationship while in recovery can be a hard thing. You are just now learning how to…