Your experience with addiction will have an impact on how you raise your kids. However, the relationship you have with them can be repaired if it’s damaged. Many parents who recover from substance use disorders re-establish amazing, healthy relationships with their kids. We understand that no two families are alike, and that parenting is a complex and dynamic role. But there are many lessons and tools you can take from your addiction recovery to help you become a better parent and a stronger member of your family.
Table of contents1. You have more free time.2. You look healthier.3. You’re less forgetful.4. You have more money.5. You’re more productive.6. You are self-aware.7. Your physical health improves.8. You have healthy boundaries.9. Your relationships improve.10. You have real friends.11. You explore new hobbies.12. You’re less stressed and anxious.13. You make fewer apologies.14. You live longer.15. […]
Anxiety is a normal emotion that everyone experiences from time to time. However, when it becomes debilitating, it can lead to serious issues like substance abuse and addiction. Social anxiety and other anxiety disorders are very common and many people in recovery struggle to cope with feelings of anxiousness in social situations, even after getting […]
It’s no secret that the first several months of sober living after rehab are challenging. During this time, people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction face a number of obstacles, from adjusting to sober life and taking on more life responsibilities to coping with triggers and strong cravings.