Using online communities as support and accountability for getting sober is a growing trend. Addiction is a serious disease, and most experts would say that online support groups and forums just aren’t enough. You need real treatment with experienced professionals. But what if you’re not addicted yet? What if you are in that gray zone […]
The prospect of dating as a recovering addict is daunting. In the past you relied on drugs or alcohol so much that meeting and getting to know someone while sober must feel like a foreign experience. You might lack confidence when you’re sober or worry that no one will want to get to know you […]
Exposure to certain types of life-altering stress substantially boosts the odds that a woman will drink alcohol or smoke cigarettes while pregnant, a team of American researchers reports.