Category: Relationships

Parenting with a Sense of Humor in COVID19 Lockdown

Three mothers of young Children Share their Survival Tactics for Taking Down the COVID19 Lockdown with Love and Light. Morning all, I hope you are doing ok. I’m meditating in the morning. Not drinking caffeine. I’m letting myself rest when I need to. We’re binge watching Netflix in the evening. I’ve also been reconnecting with

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How Do You Stay Sober When Your Friends Encourage You to Drink?

Don't Stop The Party! Are your Friends Making it Hard for you to stay sober

At five years openly sober I have friends and family who still unwittingly try to enable me to drink. They don’t mean to hurt me. They want the best for me. But to them, the best thing for me is being able to drink when I want to and stop when I want to, and

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How Does Alcohol Effect Your Relationships?

A friend of mine went to a wedding last weekend hoping not to be triggered to drink and was surprised to find No ALCOHOL…. How cool is that and how very unusual! It really is amazing how we expect to drink at every event that celebrates relationships…. Family dinner parties Dinner with friends Dates Sex

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I Love You Daddy

Mornings are quiet Uncomfortably soBut afternoon drinksthey start the show By evening, the voice is bossy and loud‘I love you girl; you make me proud’. And later, the slurring, and uneven feet Next day, no memory, just rinse and repeat.  Day one, two and even threeEach morning more quiet, self-defeat I love you daddy but your hands they shakeI feel

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