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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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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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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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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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How To Create A Safe Space When You Love Someone Suffering From Addiction

Your safe space is something that you need to have if you love somebody suffering from this disease. A safe space is a place you can go if your loved one has been drinking too much or they’re using drugs. Or maybe they’re even a dry drunk and behaving nasty or mean. You can go…

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Ask Me Anything #1

We asked you inside our Secret Facebook Group to let us know what personal questions you had for me. No question was off limits. And we received so many responses we decided to turn them into a new series. We’re calling it: Ask Me Anything. We’ve organized your questions into categories (because we’re type A)…

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Six Ways To Avoid Another Holiday Full of Drama

I know that we’re in the middle of the holiday season, and for a lot of us, this time of year can be really difficult, can’t it? The holidays can bring on drama from addiction that’s not easy to deal with. Particularly when we’re driving along in our car, or pushing our cart down the…

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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: 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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