Monthly Archives: October 2015

What Is Sexual Addiction? Can You REALLY Be Addicted to Sex?

October 28th, 2015|

  "Exhausting ourselves with novelty is a defense against our deepest pain, one that we cannot outrun. But once we stop and feel our losses, we can begin our healing journey and be the authentic, joyous person we were born to be." ~Alexandra Katehakis, Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence When the average person hears the word "addiction" he thinks of a shambling drug abuser, a dissolute alcoholic, a nicotine-stained change-smoker, or rarely, a hopeless and desperate gambler. The truth of the matter is, it is possible to become addicted to

What Should You Do If Your Child Is an Addict?

October 28th, 2015|

"I wanted to speak to another mother. I felt like I needed to connect with those mothers who were going through the same pain and trauma that I was going through… When it came to my children, I was willing to do anything; I was willing as a mother to do anything I could if it would possibly save them… I needed to connect with the primal emotion of a mother's love and the desperation felt when that love is put under siege by the horror of the child's addiction." ~Barbara Theodosiou, founder of The

How Does Outpatient Treatment in Idaho for Alcohol Abuse Work?

October 28th, 2015|

"I found the prospect daunting, but somehow comforting, too, because the counselors insisted it could be done, and, after all, many of them were recovering alcoholics themselves." ~Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: the Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot For an alcoholic in Idaho, the time between their initial admission that they were they had a drinking problem and needed help and the beginning of an alcohol addiction rehabilitation program can be terrifying and confusing. Terrifying, because the notion of a life without their old friend and confidant alcohol can be almost unthinkable. The individual