Blog & Podcast

Love, encouragement, understanding, and support.

Blog & Podcast

Love, encouragement, understanding, and support.

Episode 127: Do Labels Really Make A Difference When It Comes To Addiction?

When we love someone that drinks too much or suffers from addiction, it’s easy to go down the rabbit hole of researching their issues and offering them a label or diagnosis. And frankly, why wouldn’t we? We know they have a problem, and we love them. We’re trying to help. Right? Inside our Secret Facebook…

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Episode 126: Valentine’s Day With Our Love Over Addiction Sisters

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. It’s supposed to be a romantic day all about love. But for women like us, we can feel discouraged, alone, and even jealous because our loved one isn’t home celebrating romance with us. Instead, they’re out drinking too much or using with their “friends”. We have a loving…

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Episode 125: Ask Me Anything #3 With My Husband

For those of you that haven’t heard, we’ve started a new series called Ask Me Anything. It’s where women in our community send me questions they’d like to know the answers to. (If you missed it, here is Episode 1 and Episode 2.) Today we’re trying something really different. My husband, or “current” husband (that…

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Episode 124: How to Handle Super Bowl Weekend When Your Loved One Drinks Too Much

Super Bowl is a huge drinking weekend. If you love someone that drinks too much or suffers from addiction, they might use this weekend as an excuse to drink more beer, smoke another joint, or take more illegal drugs. I’ve been there. I remember exactly what this weekend was like when I was married to…

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Episode 123: When You Don’t Feel Safe In Your Own Home

Today’s post is truly one of the most powerful and shocking stories we’ve ever done. You’re going to hear the story of Desiree, a woman who had children with a man that drinks too much. If you’ve ever felt unsafe in your own home, if you’ve ever wanted your loved one to attend rehab, wondered…

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Episode 122: Ask Me Anything #2 About My Ex-Husband

This week I am sharing a personal conversation I had with one of my best friends, Leanne. We talk about divorce, my ex-husband, and what it’s like to parent kids when their dad is not in their lives. Plus, we also cover in-laws because we’re already going there so why not go all the way……

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Episode 121: One of My Favorite Books

Happy New Year, everyone. I hope you survived the New Year, especially New Year’s Eve. It’s very difficult when you love somebody that drinks too much or suffers from substance abuse. Those kinds of “holidays” or “celebrations” can actually turn into nightmares for women like us, but you’re here, and you got through it like…

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Episode 120: Dropping Expectations About Myself and Addiction

It’s almost the new year, and historically, I do a podcast about the holidays. But, I’ve already done that. If you’re looking for helpful tips on how to deal with New Year’s Eve, then I suggest reading here. Today, I’m going to use you as a sounding board to work through my own thoughts with…

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Episode 119: 12 Holiday Tips From Your Sisters

Let’s be real with each other. The holidays are tough. Especially when you love someone who drinks too much or has a problem with drugs. And because I want you to know – you don’t have to do this alone – I’ve asked some of our wise women in the Secret Facebook Group to share…

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