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Relationships are hard clean or being hooked on pills

Sunday 5th January 2020

Join Recoverandiscover in this episode as she talks about rebuilding relationships in recovery and the challenges that come with it. Listen now on
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Rebuilding Relationships in Recovery: The Challenges and Triumphs

It's so easy to lose, but hard to get back.
Recovery from addiction is a challenging journey that requires a lot of strength, determination, and support. It's a journey that can be even more difficult when it comes to rebuilding relationships that have been damaged by addiction. In this episode of Recover & Discover, the host shares her own experience of rebuilding a relationship while in recovery and the challenges that come with it.
One of the biggest challenges of rebuilding relationships in recovery is dealing with judgment and stigma. Even when we are sober and working hard to rebuild our lives, we can still be judged by others for our past mistakes and struggles. This can be especially difficult when it comes to our closest relationships, as the people who know us best may still struggle to trust us and believe in our ability to change.
Another challenge of rebuilding relationships in recovery is the impact that addiction has on trust and communication. Addiction can erode trust and damage communication in even the strongest of relationships, and it can take a lot of work to rebuild these essential components of a healthy relationship. Recoverandiscover shares how she and her partner both had to work hard to rebuild trust and communication after addiction had damaged their relationship.
Navigating a relationship while in recovery can also be challenging, as it requires a delicate balance of self-care and care for our loved ones. Recoverandiscover shares how she had to learn to prioritize her recovery while also being there for her partner, and how communication and honesty were essential to making the relationship work.
Despite the challenges, there are also triumphs in rebuilding relationships in recovery. Recoverandiscover shares how her relationship with her partner has grown stronger as they have both worked hard to rebuild trust and communication. She also shares how she has found a new sense of identity and purpose in her recovery, and how this has helped her to build stronger, healthier relationships with the people in her life.
Rebuilding relationships in recovery is a difficult but essential part of the recovery journey. It requires patience, understanding, and a lot of hard work, but the rewards can be immense. If you are struggling to rebuild a relationship in recovery, know that you are not alone. Reach out for support, whether it's from a trusted friend, family member, or professional. And most importantly, be patient with yourself and your loved ones. Recovery is a journey, and rebuilding relationships is a journey within that journey. It takes time, but it is possible. Listen to the full episode now on