Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing


Tips on How to Heal a Broken Family for a Happier Christmas

by Todd Griffin Christmas time is a time of celebration, fun, and a time when families come together. Unfortunately, not all families are as close as others …

4 Things That Tear a Family Apart

by Aleksandre McMenamin The bond of family is an incredibly powerful one. A family is essentially a naturally built-in support structure for your life, and to …

Wedding Plans

by Nikolas Wong Giovanna was soon to be married to her fiancé, Charlie. I rarely saw them, which made saying ‘congratulations’ difficult; so I invited …

Maintaining a Healthy Relationship between a Parent and a Young Adult

Family dynamics change over time, especially as children grow into young adulthood. Minors make the transition by starting to take on adult responsibilities …

Dating Red Flags for Single Parents

If you are a single parent re-entering the dating scene, your list of priorities when committing to a serious relationship will be significantly different than …

Switch Roles: Adjusting To A Rebellious Older Parent

Guest Blogger: Jonathan Rosenfeld  It may be shocking for caretakers to hear one of their aging parents say something that may be perceived as ‘rude’. …

If You Want Valentines Done Right You Have to Do it Yourself

Guest Blogger: Valerie Garcia Valentine’s Day has been the one holiday that focuses on a man’s love for his significant other, but there is no …

Fighting Can Actually Bring You Closer to Your Mate!

Let’s face it … not many people like conflicts; they’re unpleasant. But it’s also unlikely that when you’re in a relationship …

5 Steps to Protect Yourself from Relationship Violence

Guest Blogger: Treisha Picture this. If a stranger attacks you while walking down a street, how would you respond? Normal reaction would be to run away as …

How Your Recovery May be Affecting Your Family

Guest Blogger: Kay Winders  The recovery process is a long road back to health and wellness. It’s an ongoing process that will require hard work long …

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