Tag Archives: addiction

Being Sensitive To The Needs Of Others

Last Sunday I was really offended in church. I went up for prayers for healing. I was the first in this one particular line. The woman said “Hurry up! There are people in line behind you.” If I bit my … Continue reading

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Finding Our Voices

I cannot help but find my voice once again. I need to speak up when I am hurt by the actions of others. I need to be given the opportunity to express my hurts and hang ups to those closest … Continue reading

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The Breakthrough

I suffer from PTSD caused not from war but from a personal trauma that only a small number of other individuals have ever experienced. I did not cause it. It found me. One single moment left a scar so deep … Continue reading

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Dealing With Unacceptable Behavior

Dealing with unacceptable behavior can be difficult. It has been a thorn in my side lately. Jabbing and taunting me. Bringing me to the edge of yelling in a fit of rage. I refuse to go backwards in my recovery. … Continue reading

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The Footwork Of Recovery

Doing the footwork in recovery is not an easy task to do. But the results are well worth it. Getting rid of addictive thoughts and behaviors is indeed one of the most hardest things to do. Individuals who are not … Continue reading

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What Does Freedom Mean In Recovery?

After fighting the battle of addiction, recovery means freedom. You are free from the cause of your self destruction. Facing your addiction brings you closer to one of two choices……right and wrong. Countless individuals go about their lives in total … Continue reading

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Victim Mentality

How often has addiction caused a victim mentality? Those individuals living in addiction live a victim mentality each and every day. Recovery helps the addict break free from having a victim mentality. Addiction causes heartache while recovery brings healing. Stop … Continue reading

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