from addict 2 advocate marilyn l davis

Recognizing and Breaking the Cycle of Codependency and Addiction

“Any time you assist or allow another person to continue in their unproductive/unhealthy/addictive behavior, whether actively, or passively, you are enabling.” ~Stanley Binion

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We’re Women in Recovery: Why Are We Still Labeled Whores?

As a female, I have been called by and answered to, many  labels and descriptors.  Some have vanished from our politically correct vocabulary as well they should have; others, however, have cropped up and taken their place, only to be disparaged enough that they are now uttered by the truly brave or truly ignorant.

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Transferring Site – Didn’t Go Smoothly – Under Construction – Please read

From Marilyn L. Davis, Editor-in-Chief     Transferring All those Zeros and Ones To all our loyal followers and readers, “I’m sorry.” In transferring to a WordPress blog, some of our posts did not transfer all neat and tidy.  In fact, some look like my nine-year-old grandson wrote them and couldn’t decide the font or […]

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From Addict 2 Advocate

Recovery is Changing Those Habitual Thoughts

How often do you pay attention to your thoughts?  Have you ever sat back and taken a close look at how your thoughts influence the way you feel, and behave? Have you recognized how you tend to think about your life situations; are you positive or negative about them?  Thoughts are a very powerful thing, and influence your life in unimaginable ways. 

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Cast the First Stone From Addict 2 Advocate

Cast the First Stone

When I was younger, I always thought there was this better version of me that I was waiting to grow into. That may very well be true, but thinking of a heaven in the future can make a hell out of the present. Speaking of damnation, I’ve had a deep and vicious fear of hell all throughout my life. One that waited, hungry for me at the end of this life.

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