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Episode 112: 3 Warning Signs You’re Being Manipulated by Someone Suffering from Addiction to Drugs or Alcohol

I’ve been writing this blog for over 8 years now. And can I tell you how many times this strong and brave community of women, loving someone suffering from addiction, talk about the idea of leaving vs. staying?? And, how can we not think about it?? When it’s dark and the day is done, we’re…

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Episode 111: Feeling Trapped In Your Relationship?

Let’s be real: feeling trapped in your relationship with someone suffering from substance use disorder can suck the life right out of you. You love them so you don’t want to leave, but you feel like you can’t handle their addiction. The drama and stress are enough to make you feel like you’re going insane.…

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Episode 110: Warning Signs That Our Self-Care Isn’t Healthy

First, let me start off with the fact that I LOVE that our community views self-care as a necessity and not a selfish act. We’re smart enough to understand the benefits of self-care, right, especially when we love someone who suffers from any kind of addiction. And if you’re new to the subject of self-care…

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Encore: Struggling With Anger? This Will Help

*this was originally published November, 5th, 2017 it’s one of our most popular posts so we thought an encore would be helpful. Do you ever feel angry because the one you love has an issue with drugs, drinking, pornography, gambling, or sex? I bet if you were being honest with yourself you would say, “Yes,…

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Episode 108: He Got Sober

Have you ever dreamed of the day your loved one finally gets sober? I think most of us can raise our hand. For Sara, a sister from our Love Over Addiction community, this dream has come true. She was just like us, worrying about her future and feeling guilty that she may have made the wrong…

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Episode 107: How To Help Your Children Heal From the Trauma of Addiction

Children and addiction. A very scary combo. And something my three kids have personally experienced. No matter what age your children are, young or old, my interview with Dr. Gowda could help bring you some hope that it’s never too late to help our children heal from the trauma of addiction. We don’t have to…

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Episode 106: How To Express Your Feelings Without Arguing

  The other day I received a very rude email from a woman who asked me to share my business’s financial position with her. She asked how much I make and where the money for the programs is going. I’ll be honest, many feelings came over me after reading this email. I don’t mind sharing…

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Episode 105: 3 Tips For Communicating Boundaries To Your Partner Suffering From Addiction

Boundaries. We all need them. Every woman walking this earth should know her boundaries and understand how to enforce them because boundaries make us strong, powerful, and respected. But many of us get this very necessary skill wrong. And communicating boundaries can be a difficult skill to master. In the Love Over Boundaries program, we…

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Episode 104: The Shocking Truth About The $35 Billion Rehab Industry

In our community, we talk a lot about keeping and staying in our own lane. That we work our recovery program as well, that we take accountability and responsibility for our healing. But you need to be aware of what’s happening in the rehab industry if you’re considering rehab as an option for your loved…

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