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Sex and Love Addiction: An Intimacy Disorder that’s not so Black and White

Wouldn’t it be nice if everything in life was black and white? You know, no grey areas, no question marks, only “yes” or “no” answers to every single burning question…ever? But, alas, we don’t live in a black and white world. While this keeps life interesting, spontaneous, and packed with mystery, it can also cause …

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The Many Layers of Addiction and How Various Addictions can Coexist

Addiction “Whack-a-Mole” Ah, addiction–it’s a many layered “dis-ease” that can mean something different for everyone. Addicts are frequently addicted to more than one thing, and since addiction tends to be propelled by something deeper than what’s on the surface, one addiction will almost invariably lead to something else if not treated properly. Even when treated, …

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What the Heck is a Dry Drunk?

You’ve been around the recovery community for a while. Perhaps you’re new to a twelve step program, you’ve flirted with the idea of getting sober, or maybe you have a friend or family member who’s sober. You’ve also heard the term “dry drunk” getting tossed around here and there, but what the heck does it …

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