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Find out how to navigate the relationships in recovery. From romance to broken friendships, we have tips on how to move forward in a healthy way.

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Recognizing Spiritualized Ego – When Recovery Becomes Food for Narcissism

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

In any given situation, the ego sees an opportunity to go deeper into hiding. Recovery is no exception. Continue Reading

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The Spiritual Dangers of “Just Sex” Relationships

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

In early recovery, we may instantly cling to the first sign of distraction we see. This usually takes the form of a romantic—or... Continue Reading

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Reconciling in Recovery? These 3 Tips Will Help

By Tori Utley Tori Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding her license as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) in Minnesota.

Looking to reconcile relationships with friends and family? Try these 3 principles when making amends. Continue Reading

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The Process of Forgiveness and Its Purpose in Recovery

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

Forgiving yourself and others prevents resentment—a slippery slope for relapse. Continue Reading

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4 Essential Steps to Attracting True Love in the New Normal

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

Here are 4 steps to follow in order to hold sacred space for ourselves and true love. Continue Reading

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3 Reasons to Court Yourself in Early Addiction Recovery

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

Once you truly love you and make that lifetime commitment to yourself and your recovery, you will be in it ready to face the go... Continue Reading