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Love Addiction: Practicing Self-care

Love Addiction: Practicing Self-care

If you're dealing with love addiction recovery, then you should know that self-care is important. However, if you're like many love addicts, self-care might feel like a foreign concept. That's because love addicts have a very hard time practicing self-care when...

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What is Love Addiction?

What is Love Addiction?

Love addiction is a type of behavioral addiction where the addict becomes addicted to the feeling of being in love. It's important to realize that love addiction is not simply a nice way to refer to sex addiction, but that it's actually an addiction in and of itself....

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Are You a High-functioning Alcoholic?

Are You a High-functioning Alcoholic?

When someone is called a high-functioning alcoholic, it usually means that they’re able to cope with and carry out their daily lives despite technically having an alcohol use disorder. One of the primary traits associated with alcoholics is that they lose interest in...

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What Is the Best Way to Handle a Relapse?

What Is the Best Way to Handle a Relapse?

After you go through addiction treatment, it's normal and good to feel free and clear on your newfound path to sobriety. However, along with those good feelings of getting free from drugs or alcohol comes feelings of apprehension at the possibility of relapse. It's...

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10 Signs of Trust Issues in a Relationship

10 Signs of Trust Issues in a Relationship

Does your relationship have trust issues? If you're having issues in your relationship related to poor communication, negativity and unrealistic expectations, it's possible that you or your partner has trust issues. It's almost impossible to take a relationship to the...

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How Do You Heal a Traumatized Brain?

How Do You Heal a Traumatized Brain?

You might think of trauma as something that has more of an emotional and psychological impact with physical manifestations. However, the effect of trauma on the brain can actually change the physical structure. The result of changed brain chemistry and physical makeup...

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How to Safely Detox from Alcohol at Home

How to Safely Detox from Alcohol at Home

Alcohol detox can sometimes be done at home if the person has only mild withdrawal symptoms and has not been abusing alcohol for a long time. However, alcohol detox can be very dangerous as well. If you experience confusion, shaking, tremors or hallucinations when you...

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