How To Find (and Build) Lasting Friendships in Sobriety

Finding a long-lasting friend in sobriety is tough. The first few months, even years, of recovery are hard for people. For women, especially, it can be hard to trust. Perhaps there is past trauma, abuse, and pain that keep them from wanting to trust others. It is easy to put ‘meeting new people’ on the … Read more How To Find (and Build) Lasting Friendships in Sobriety

Why Socializing Changes in Sobriety (and How to Still Have Fun)

One reason people say they do not want to give up substances is they worry about losing their friends. The truth is, these friends are not going to hang out when the going gets tough in recovery. They might be facing their own challenges with sobriety and addiction that can bring down your journey. Not … Read more Why Socializing Changes in Sobriety (and How to Still Have Fun)