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Nice Girls Do Finish Last

February 13, 2010 — 7 Comments

I pride myself on being a morel and honest person who does not steal or cheat to get ahead in life. I live day to day thinking that my honest way of life will somehow be rewarded in time.

Most days this is very easy to swallow but sometimes I am overwhelmed with frustration and can’t shake the feeling that nice girls really do finish last.

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For anyone who has entered into addiction recovery, one thing becomes clear…support is needed in order for you to be successful in your addiction recovery.

“You alone can do it, but you cannot do it alone” – O. Hobart Mowrer

But what makes support such an important component to a successful recovery? And what is the meaning of support when it’s pertaining to addiction recovery? Continue Reading…

The Second Road

December 12, 2009 — 1 Comment

I just registered for a membership on a site called The Second Road. I’ll give you the description of the site in The Second Road’s own words “We are a free non-profit online community BY and FOR people in recovery from addictions of all kinds. We welcome people of ALL stages of recovery using ANY method that works for them.”

This site caught my attention at first because it looks cool but The Second Road is much more than a cool looking website. Continue Reading…