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Guilt vs Shame

Guilt vs Shame “Shame on you. These three simple words can have devastating effect on an individual's psyche.” https://tinyurl.com/ycuy2qv5 Shame and guilt, what’s the difference? I used to argue with my partner about using shame and guilt to direct the kids. His...

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Recovery & Relapse

Recovery & Relapse “We started a group called ‘Moms Stop the Harm’ and we want to change how people view addiction. Not as a crime, but as a health and human rights issue.” Petra, ‘Moms Stop the Harm’ https://tinyurl.com/y5emxkf5 Petra believes that her son would...

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I am not addicted!

I’m not an addict, I’m just experimenting, exploring my higher consciousness! I’m not an alcoholic, I just like to drink, it makes me feel good, it brings out the best in me! Following childhood, as we move from being a playful participant to an active contributor, we...

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Honestly, we all lie!

Honestly, we all lie! “We admitted we were powerless over our addiction--- that our lives had become unmanageable.” Step One of Twelve Step Programs Recovery looks different for every person, but the steps to recovery are basically the same for everyone. The first...

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