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Trust – Recovered 1090

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Do you know anyone who is reliable? Honest? Capable? Strong? Are you feeling trustworthy yourself?

If you’re in recovery, you’ve probably encountered situations that have shattered trust. Others have let you down. You’ve let them down. But here’s the thing: As you work through the recovery process, you relive and rehash some of the most vulnerable moments of your lifeā€¦and that’s when you need trustworthy people the most.

Tonight, we talk about Trust

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Recovery and the Pandemic Part 2 – Recovered 1089

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Even in ideal circumstances, addiction recovery can be difficult. Add a pandemic into the mix, and things can start to feel overwhelming.

Along with fears of contracting the new coronavirus or losing loved ones to its disease, COVID-19, you may be facing other complicated feelings, including financial insecurity, loneliness, and grief.

It’s understandable to feel challenged by these worries, but they don’t have to derail your recovery process.

Tonight, we talk about Recovery and the Pandemic

 

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Recovery and the Pandemic – Recovered 1086

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COVID-19 presents unique challenges for all of us. We find that being at home, with little to no access to in-person meetings, is creating hardships and challenges for us in recovery.

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Sandy B Part 6 – Recovered 1087

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Patience Versus Tolerance – Recovered 1084

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Because of the COVID-19 virus, the regular studio version of the podcast has been cancelled.  But tonight, Anna and I discussed the topic of Patience Versus Tolerance.

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Sandy B Part 5 – Recovered 1085

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Sandy B Part 4 – Recovered 1083

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Envy – Recovered 1082

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Because of the COVID-19 virus, the regular studio version of the podcast has been cancelled.  But tonight, Anna and I discussed the topic of Envy

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Detachment – Recovered 1081

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Because of the COVID-19 virus, the regular studio version of the podcast has been cancelled.  But tonight, Anna and I discussed the topic of Detachment.

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For friends and family of a person dealing with alcohol or drug addiction, detachment can be a difficult concept to grasp. In the context of the Al-Anon program, “detach with love” is the idea that the family has to let go of their loved one’s problem. It gives you permission to let them experience any consequences associated with their drinking or drug use and focus on your own health and well-being.

The stress and exhaustion associated with caring for someone with an addiction can be overwhelming. It may lead to anxiety, depression, and unhealthy behaviors or unsafe living conditions for your family.

Detachment does not mean you stop loving the person and it doesn’t mean physically leaving (unless you feel the need). Instead, it demonstrates that you don’t like or approve of their behavior. It is stepping back from all the problems associated with addiction and stopping any attempts to solve them. You still care, but it is best for everyone involved if you take care of yourself first.

What is codependency?

What does taking care of oneself mean to you?
As a parent, sometimes this feels like being irresponsible as a parent.
How do we know when parenting end and codependency begins

Some Tips:

How do you Avoid the suffering caused by someone else’s -actions?
What does this mean to you?
Do drugs or alcohol need to be involved?
Don’t allow yourself to be abused or misused during recovery.
How do you know if there is abuse?
What is abuse?
Practical tips
Avoid doing things for them that they can do.
How do you determine these “things” they can and cannot do?
Don’t use manipulation to change their behaviors.
How do you know if you are using manipulation?
Don’t cover up their mistakes.
How do shame and guilt influence this behavior?
Avoid creating or preventing a crisis, especially if it’s inevitable and may be the wake-up call they need.
Fear is a motivator for me

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Changes – Recovered 1080

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Because of the COVID-19 virus, the regular studio version of the podcast has been cancelled.  But Anna and I discussed an article from http://psychologytoday.com

on this subject of Navigating the Quarantine .

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