Doing whatever to survive can be destructive or constructive, depending on whether you’re running from yourself—and your trauma—or facing it head on. Amanda Freeman understands this.[Read more…] about Doing Whatever to Survive
Addiction to Pornography Affects Women, Too
Women and pornography. Those two words don’t go together. Or do they? As it turns out, addiction to porn affects women, too … including those who go to church and teach Sunday school.[Read more…] about Addiction to Pornography Affects Women, Too
It Won’t Happen to You?
You might think it won’t happen to you, but it could. It’s a truth writer and recovering addict Steve Wildsmith wants to impress on everyone. The opioid and overdose epidemic now sweeping the country spares no one.
I’m with Steve.[Read more…] about It Won’t Happen to You?
Nomophobia Is a Thing
Do you worry about losing your cell phone? Do you take it to the bathroom or pull it out at parties and in restaurants to obsessively check for emails, texts, and missed calls? If so, you might have nomophobia.
Yes, nomophobia is a thing.
Not me.[Read more…] about Nomophobia Is a Thing
Heroism After Addiction
In a celebrity-soaked culture, it’s easy admiring people for their looks, money, and talents. We ordinary folk see them as superstars and often ignore our own heroism. That’s a mistake.[Read more…] about Heroism After Addiction
Trauma: Overcoming a Son’s Tragic Death
Before our son’s tragic death, my husband and I never experienced paralyzing, gut-wrenching sorrow that caused us to howl unconsolably, curled up in our bed at night.[Read more…] about Trauma: Overcoming a Son’s Tragic Death