Category Archives: Addiction Recovery Quotes, Poems and Proverbs

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Addiction Recovery Journey of Forgiveness

Addiction Recovery Journey of Forgiveness

Addiction recovery is a journey of forgiveness. And not all of us are ready or willing to forgive other people in our lives because we have been so badly wounded by their actions.  But, the act of forgiveness is a gift that you give yourself – it simply releases you of the anger, the fearContinue Reading

Who Can You Rely On In Addiction Recovery?

Who Can You Rely On In Addiction Recovery?

Addiction recovery can be a lonely journey. Sure, there’s a community of anonymous folks out there waiting to support you – right?  And… theoretically, you can count on your family to understand, forgive, embrace and support you.  But as the addiction recovery journey progresses we become different people, with different values; all at different stagesContinue Reading

Addiction Recovery No More Drama

Addiction Recovery No More Drama

Addiction Recovery success, in many ways, depends upon our willingness to release the “drama” in our lives and live more true to our selves. The following quote has been floating around Facebook lately and for me just struck a chord with our journey at this time: Someone once said, “There comes a time in yourContinue Reading

The Present – Inspiration For Your Drug Addiction Recovery Today

The Present – Inspiration For Your Drug Addiction Recovery Today

Let’s face it – the addiction recovery journey is a path we walk daily… Each and every day requires inspiration, reflection, growth, support, encouragement and love.  As we step further along the path and we become more comfortable with our “new selves” and a piece of our old self is left on the path.  But,Continue Reading

Addiction Recovery Inspiration From the French

Addiction Recovery Inspiration From the French

Today, I reflected upon how proud I am of Benji and all that he has done to overcome drug addiction and stay on his recovery path. Words can almost not express. As loved ones we look in from the outside and often say “what can we do to help?”  Addiction recovery seems so overwhelming atContinue Reading

If You Think You Are Beaten By Drug Addiction…

If You Think You Are Beaten By Drug Addiction…

You are. If you refuse to believe that you are without hope – you can have addiction recovery today. We believe for you that you can do it, you can recover from addiction and alcoholism.  And we hope to inspire your inner belief through this blog, through our words, the words of others and ourContinue Reading

Don’t Let Them Tell You It Can’t Be Done…

Don’t Let Them Tell You It Can’t Be Done…

Too often I’ve heard what I perceive to be restrictions and boundaries from the addiction recovery community – “it can’t be done… unless, you do it our way.” What I don’t seem to find or hear enough is that though there is no ONE way to recovery… it can be done if you do itContinue Reading

Are You Refusing To Quit?

Are You Refusing To Quit?

Addiction Recovery is a process… not always easy. I believe that’s as true for the spouse as it is for the recovering addict.  But, I have to believe… worth it.  I am always inspired by the great Napolean Hill and found this quote particularly helpful in my process. Effort only fully releases its reward afterContinue Reading

Addiction Recovery Inspiration From Walther Bageholt

Addiction Recovery Inspiration From Walther Bageholt

Day 2 – I go to visit Benji in detox – mind you this is roughly 24 hrs into my “Topsy-turvy” ordeal where I find out for the first time after 14.5 yrs of marriage that I’ve been living with a drug addict and didn’t know it! The intake nurse pulls me aside and asksContinue Reading

Keep Poems In Your Toolbox For Drug Addiction Recovery

Keep Poems In Your Toolbox For Drug Addiction Recovery

As we know all to well, drug addiction recovery is a process, a journey and it’s not all “gumdrops and lollipops” as we like to say in our home;). But the joy of finally experiencing emotions and sharing and connecting is the ability to also be truly and genuinely inspired by very simple words. Often,Continue Reading