Category: addiction

Aisha Isreal: 5 Signs He's Living a Double-Life

Aisha Isreal: 5 Signs He's Living a Double-Life
by Aisha Isreal Fourteen years of my life were spent being married to a sex addict. For many years, I thought he was incredibly forgetful, bad with time management, and simply immature. Once I began paying attention, and following up on information he gave me, I realized he was a liar. Knowing he was a liar, led... Read more »

Sex Esteem: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Reunite with Your Abuser

Sex Esteem: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Reunite with Your Abuser
By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster Here we are almost at the end of another year and well into what we come to know as Domestic Violence/Breast Cancer awareness month. It is October, and we get to see so many people, men and women alike, representing all of the pretty shades of pink and purple, in... Read more »

Truth About Addiction and Motherhood

Truth About Addiction and Motherhood
An Addict Still Loves Her Children By Rachel Trimble I got pregnant after I got clean, and I am very grateful for this, but I also know sometimes that isn’t always the case. I clearly remember standing in front of a room full of people being recognized for having six months clean and being a... Read more »
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The 4 Phases of Addiction--and Recovery

The 4 Phases of Addiction--and Recovery
By Rachel Trimble Time keeps on ticking…. On the 29th of October, I celebrated three years clean from drugs and alcohol. In the grand scheme of my using career, that’s about one quarter of the time I spent using, but still quite a feat for this recovering addict. That date  is dearer to me than... Read more »

Addiction Recovery and the Power of Service

Addiction Recovery and the Power of Service
By Rachel Trimble One of the pillars of addiction recovery is service to others. Whether it is making coffee, greeting someone at the door with a smile, or setting up chairs, we are encouraged to get involved at the start of our gatherings; the exercise helps us to get out of our own way and... Read more »