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Thinking Errors and Addiction

Thinking Errors and Addiction

Thinking Errors and Addiction Home » Addiction   Thinking Errors and Addiction: All humans can be susceptible to beliefs that limit themselves and thinking errors that are irrational, but they seem to be paramount in the alcoholic and/or addict. Because I am in...
Thinking Errors and Addiction

Stinking Thinking Before the Drinking

Stinking Thinking Before the Drinking Home » Addiction   Stinking Thinking patterns that accompany abusive or addictive drinking can make up a ‘wall of denial’ that enables a drinker to continue despite the problems that are occurring. Denial is different than...
Thinking Errors and Addiction

Sponsorship in Recovery

Sponsorship in Recovery Home » Codependency   Sponsorship in Recovery: An important component of the 12-step recovery program is sponsorship. What exactly is a sponsor? What do they do? And how does one go about getting a sponsor? What is Sponsorship in Recovery?...
Thinking Errors and Addiction

Shame and Addiction Trio

Shame and Addiction Trio Home » Codependency   Shame and Addiction – Active alcoholism or addiction can create a variety of outcomes, namely the Terrible Trio of guilt, remorse, and shame. The good news is that some of these feelings can serve as an...
Thinking Errors and Addiction

Holidays and Addiction – Happy or Horrifying

Holidays and Addiction – Happy or Horrifying Home » Codependency   Families dread the holidays and addiction scenario that is played out somewhere in almost every community – the person who drinks too much. The holiday season can be a time of good...
Thinking Errors and Addiction

High Risk Situations Must Be Avoided!

High Risk Situations Must Be Avoided! Home » Addiction » Ask Angie   High-Risk Situations are to be avoided at all costs! When I first got sober I was told things like “you need to change people, places, and things.” I wasn’t exactly sure what that meant but as...