Like every great, good thing in life, long-term sobriety begins with a single step, especially if it happens to be Step One!
Beauty Pageant Contestants have been “Saving the World” for so long it’s become a joke – then Miss Florida came to Save the Addicted World.
Addiction vs Recovery sounds like a knock down, drag-out fight because it’s the knock down, drag-out fight for your life.
Most addiction treatment programs insist recovery relationships are a barrier to sobriety. In fact, a majority recommend people in recovery keep their romantic distance for at least the first year. A noted licensed clinical psychologist named Kelly E. Green argues quite the contrary. She not only says relationships can actually aid the recovery process, but that they may just be a key to sobriety’s long-term success. Green is so sold on recovery relationships, she’s even put her argument in print.
Some folks consider sobriety to be a wish dreamt up by a hope that never met reality. We consider it simply the best way to live. Why? Because sobriety allows us to get the most out of life. The absolute utmost. No foolin.’ A Dollar and a Dream It all began with a dollar and a dream. Okay, so it…