Home > > Recovery > Relationships


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.

Woman passive aggressively asking for money to buy alcohol

4 Communication Styles Addicts Use to Get What They Want

By Patrick Biegler

For someone who is still in throes of addiction, there are some styles of communication we’re accustomed to using as our primar... Continue Reading

Codependent couple

Holding On: Why Codependency Has Such a Tight Grip On You

By Toshia Humphries

Healing from a codependent relationships takes work and time. Professional help is typically required, depending on the duratio... Continue Reading

Social life of people in recovery

How to Develop Healthy Social Connections in Recovery

By Audrey Beim

A positive social support system is crucial in choosing alternative behavior outside the addiction. Otherwise, isolation can an... Continue Reading

Telling family members about your recovery

How to Talk to Your Family About Recovery During the Holidays

By Tori Utley

Whether they're supportive or critical, your family will probably ask about your recovery this holiday season. Here are 4 thing... Continue Reading

Going Through a Breakup Sober

By Toshia Humphries

Though going through a breakup can certainly be a painful time in anyone’s life, those of us in recovery don’t have to be victi... Continue Reading

Woman cherishes herself during early recovery

3 Reasons to Court Yourself in Early Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

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