How to Give up the Struggle

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” -Herman Hesse, poet, novelist, and painter What makes a person strong? Often, we mark our strengths by accomplishments and achievements. We might think of an obstacle to overcome or a battle to win. We prove to others that we have […]

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How to Distinguish Your Friends From Enablers

Loneliness is a common feeling during the early stage of addiction recovery. One of the dangers that can lead to relapse is going back to old friends, who may not have our best interests in mind. Not all of our friends will embrace the changes that we have made in our lives. They might continue […]