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Category: Parents in Recovery

Sober Distancing

How to communicate effective boundaries. Boundaries can be a confusing thing for most people but they are a necessary thing for those wishing for life long recovery. We have heard so much about social distancing lately, so what better way…

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Why Can’t He Stop

I often wonder how many times my kids thought, why can’t he stop. How many times the question was posed at family gatherings that I was absent from. Why couldn’t I stop. Did Daddy not love them enough, want them…

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Where Is He? A Story of Addiction

By Michelle Frank May 1999: We had been dating for a few weeks. The first time we went out separately with our own friends was also the first time I asked, “Where is he?” And so began, what would become…

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Crossing Bridges – Vacations in Recovery

There is great freedom in the promises of recovery. I have just returned from a sober vacation. It was not my first sober vacation in recovery but it was a first of monumental proportions. This vacation was my first with…

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