Blog & Podcast

Love, encouragement, understanding, and support.

Blog & Podcast

Love, encouragement, understanding, and support.

Episode 114: 18 Reasons To Be Grateful for Addiction

There are many blessings of loving someone who struggles with addiction, and many reasons to be grateful for addiction in your life. Yes, you read that correctly. I know it feels dark and hopeless sometimes. But… addiction can be a gateway. An opportunity to grow into the women we are meant to be. To learn…

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Encore – Episode 75: Dealing with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? This Is a Must-Listen

This episode was originally released earlier this year and it’s been one of our most popular. We’re encoring the episode so you can re-listen or listen for the first time if you’re new to our community. Enjoy! — Do you know the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? I’m sure you do. Let’s be real…

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Episode 113: The Worst Relationship Advice – From Good People

I was a keynote speaker for a group of professionals who said they always encourage their clients to leave their relationship if addiction is involved. A few months later, I spoke to another group of professionals and they said they never encourage their clients to leave. Conflicting advice, right? So…should we stay or leave? What…

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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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