Recovery: Reacting or Responding?

By marilynldavis

That’s the thing about reacting. Often it’s when we don’t feel in control of a situation, or we have predicted the outcome before it happens. But I had to find a solution, or I’d explode on someone else, or implode and feel crappy.

Relapse: An Aspect of Addiction, Not Recovery

By marilynldavis

People who have relapsed can learn something from the experience. But, for the rest of us, those lessons are best learned from a distance. We can learn from watching what others go through when they relapse. This is a better alternative than learning first-hand.

Risky Situations: People, Places and Things

By Craig Stratton

Change: people, places, and things. Some may be tired of hearing this constantly repeated in meetings, but many of us need to continue hearing the message as a reminder of how our addictions have impacted us on so many levels, and that returning to the familiar, and risky hangouts or communicating with our using buddies often sets us up for a relapse.