Relationships

Healthy connections and support systems are vital to your recovery. Learn about how you can build new relationships and work on old ones.
Relationships

Dating in Early Recovery from a Relationship Expert

Typically, if you're sober, you're told not to date in early recovery. But having a tactful approach can help you form healthy relationships.
Alcohol

5 Things to Say to Someone Struggling with Alcohol

Talking to a friend or family member about their excessive drinking is not easy. Learn what you can say to help them realize that they need help.
Relationships

7 Signs of a Healthy Relationship

Every relationship is unique and requires different tools to grow and be happy. Here are common signs of a healthy relationship to help you assess the quality of your relationship.
Mental Health

What Gaslighting Means with Examples: Don’t Fall for this Trap

If someone is questioning your memory or downplaying your feelings, you might be a victim of gaslighting. See common examples of gaslighting and learn about solutions.
Family Wellness

5 Tips for Rekindling the "Spark" in a Relationship

For long-term relationships, that initial "spark" can die down over time. Find out how to rekindle your relationship with these tips.
Relationships

How to Develop Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Dating in early sobriety is not advised. Find out what it takes to develop healthy relationships in recovery.
Family Wellness

5 Dos and Don’ts When Your Partner Is Struggling with Addiction

You don't have to feel powerless when helping an addicted spouse or partner. Learn how you can best support your partner in seeking recovery.
Recovery

My Experience Setting Boundaries in Early Recovery

Setting boundaries in recovery is hard. In my personal experience, I learned a few things you can do in case your boundaries are tested.
Recovery

Own Your Sobriety: How to Date in Recovery

Jumping back into the dating scene may feel daunting to those in recovery. By owning sobriety and having confidence, everything else will follow.
Recovery

Making Amends: How to Repair the Damage Caused by Active Addiction

Making amends is part of the 12 Step process and is beneficial to long-term recovery. Why it matters and how you and your loved one can heal from past trauma.
Recovery

Boundaries in Recovery: What They Are, How to Set Them, and Why You Need Them

Setting boundaries is essential in addiction recovery not just for the family, but the person with the substance use disorder themselves. Here's why.
Mental Health

Toxic Positivity: The Problem with Constantly Searching for the Silver Lining

Here's why "looking on the bright side" can become damaging to your emotional well-being and harm relationships.