Is “Relapse is Part of Recovery” Just a Convenient Excuse?

Is “Relapse is Part of Recovery” Just a Convenient Excuse?

If you’ve ever been through the road from addiction to recovery, you’ll know that it’s not as much one long journey as it is several smaller ones – and these smaller journeys involve the recovered addict taking things day by day as they happen.
Then there’s the ever-dreaded relapse that’s often sold to addicts as something to accept as part as recovery –  but the question has to be asked as […]

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Addiction and Codependency: Why so common?

Addiction and Codependency: Why so common?

Addiction and codependency are two conditions that commonly occur together. Because of this, they have to be treated as a unit – and if they’re not, the addiction can simply recur in the form of a relapse in a few weeks, months or years after recovery.
Have you battled through an addiction and would like to know how codependency are related, or would you like to know how the potential link […]

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Coming Off the Pink Cloud in Sobriety: What Can I Expect Next?

Coming Off the Pink Cloud in Sobriety: What Can I Expect Next?

The pink cloud is a term that stems from the Alcoholics and Addicts Anonymous sobriety networks, and it’s one of the most common feelings that the majority of recovering addicts will experience during their recovery period. It’s the first year after sobriety, and the pink cloud can often feel like its own high without the addiction present, but it can be just as dangerous as the addiction itself.
Coming Off the […]

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Recovery: Partner Still Drinks or Use

Recovery: Partner Still Drinks or Use

Making the decision to choose sobriety over drug and alcohol use is extremely difficult. When you are addicted to these substances, the road to recovery can be extremely hard. If you have decided to quit using, but your partner has not things can be a bit tricky. You cannot make your mate choose to become sober with you. However, it is important for you to stay true to yourself. If […]

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Sobriety and the Holidays: What a Wonderful World!

Sobriety and the Holidays: What a Wonderful World!

The holiday season is certainly joyous, but does come with a lot of stress. Trying to juggle the shopping, busy schedules, and visiting with friends and family that can charge emotions, and it’s not unusual for those who are battling addiction disorder to feel the urge to use alcohol or drugs as a way to cope. Add to that the fact all of the social events that occur, the temptation […]

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Ben S. Testimonial

Hi, my name is Ben. I am 31 years old born in Omaha, Nebraska.  I am currently 7 months clean after 16 years of drug addiction.  Thanks to I Got Sober with their BioCorRx program helping me on this brand-new journey. If you’re reading this fighting a war with your addiction, please take the time to read this through.  Where there is life, there is hope. I promise.
My drug use has engulfed my life […]

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Ben S.

In the beginning I never saw my drug use as a problem, or for a second thought I was a drug addict. Then tragedy struck…death with loved ones up and close.I moved back home from school. With work and a steady income came the money to buy drugs and alcohol. The beginning of burying all the pain that was locked up inside. Just when I thought my life was bad […]

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There’s Nothing More Important In Recovery than Addicts Working With Each Other

There’s Nothing More Important In Recovery than Addicts Working With Each Other

Recovering from alcohol or drug addiction is one of the hardest things that a person can do. It takes a great deal of time and effort plus a number of other tools such as:

medication to help with the withdrawal symptoms
therapy to deal with the mental and physical changes that have occurred due to addiction
support of friends and family

However, there is one thing that is most important than anything else and […]

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Relapse: Why “Just This Once” Never Ends There

Relapse: Why “Just This Once” Never Ends There

A lot of people who are recovering from alcohol or drug abuse and addiction are afraid that they will relapse. That’s understandable. After all, you’ve worked so hard to get your battle with drugs or alcohol under control and finally feel like your life is coming together. In fact, after being in recover for a while, a lot of people wonder if they can go back to using just this […]

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Is Self-Centeredness the Root Cause of your Addiction?

Is Self-Centeredness the Root Cause of your Addiction?

One of the reasons that people sometimes think is behind addiction is self-absorption. But is this actually true? There is actually been a fair amount of research to look into this question. What scientists have found is that self-centeredness is often a characteristic of people that are prone to addiction. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that self-centeredness is the actual cause of an addiction.
People in Alcoholics Anonymous will tell you […]

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