Starting Over

What Comes Around Comes Around

August 29, 2017

By Marie S. The date was November 4, 2001. I was sixteen years old going on sixty. My eyes had seen more physical, emotional, and sexual abuse than I wanted…

Acting ‘as if’: Taking Small Steps

November 22, 2016

Acting as if is another recovery truism that’s been around for a long time. I still use it regularly in my life. I know people who are not in recovery—athletes, performers,…

Starting Over — Again

May 10, 2016

End of a relationship.  Moving.  Losing our job or home. Stopping addiction to drugs and alcohol and learning to live clean and sober. Discovering we’re codependent and redefining ourselves and…