Healthy Relationships

6 Tips for Overcoming Co-Dependency

By | 2017-07-05T17:00:42+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

Codependency is when one person is so desperate to hold onto their partner that they go through painful, often dangerous lengths, to do so. Co-dependent symptoms include denial that there is something not quite right. This can be anything from being abused to ignoring the addiction your partner has. Instead of saying something in an assertive way, you might dance around problems or say nothing at all. What codependency is refers to behavioral problems that addicts commonly do and the people in their lives who engage and enable the habits. The term was originally labelled [...]

I’m Sober and My Spouse Is Not: Will Our Marriage Work?

By | 2017-07-05T16:35:37+00:00 July 7th, 2017|

Marriage can be hard. Learning how to communicate your thoughts and feelings with another person, finding time to engage in your personal hobbies while also making sure you’re putting forth enough effort towards the relationship, and even simply getting used to the idea that your single life has now become a partnership are all aspects of marriage that can be difficult to deal with. But when you add a substance use disorder in the mix for just one of the partners, marriage can become an entirely different beast altogether. And while you may think that [...]

Marijuana Mommies – Changing the Face of Parenthood?

By | 2017-06-08T06:32:45+00:00 June 27th, 2017|

“The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.” ~ Carl Sagan The rise of so-called marijuana mommies, a new trend both in parenting and on social media, may very well be changing the face of parenthood today. In the last several years, the social acceptability of marijuana use has been on the rise. Just this past year, four states legalized recreational use of marijuana. This raised the total number [...]

Let the Healing Begin: 11 Tips to Overcoming Emotional Abuse

By | 2017-09-18T18:05:12+00:00 June 16th, 2017|

Emotional abuse and substance abuse have a complex and oftentimes co-occurring relationship. In fact, 40-60% of domestic violence cases are suspected to have either been exacerbated by or stemmed directly from situations involving substance abuse. And since physical abuse is typically (if not always) accompanied by some form of emotional abuse, it stands to reason that drug use is directly responsible for emotional damage in a relationship as well. Beyond illicit substances typically being directly involved in incidences of this type of psychological abuse, victims are at an especially high risk of developing mental disorders [...]

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