Am I gay? The term "gay for the stay" is prison related but, it happens quite often during active drug addiction. Let me explain. There is a huge difference between being a drug addict in the suburbs or country compared to being a drug addict in the big city. I know this from personal experience. In the city, women are much more extreme and it's a whole different world for an addict. Or … [Read more...] about Same-Sex Relationship In Active Addiction?
Wreckage of The Past
Any intimate relationship can be difficult. Whether it be boyfriend and girlfriend, husband and wife, girlfriend and girlfriend or engaged, divorced, or off and on for years. It doesn't matter who your significant other is, it's how your relationship is. How you connect with one another. That being said, what about two addicts in a relationship? I'm talking about those relationships that … [Read more...] about Addictive Relationships In Active Addiction
This is a guest post by an extremely inspirational and powerful woman. From the first time, I found myself on jameemaree.com, I was mesmerized. Her style of writing is genuine and she speaks from the heart. Not to mention, we share a similar passion for empowering women. This story is the first in a new series being featured on Maintaining Miracles titled Love in Addiction. The author tells … [Read more...] about Love in Addiction: In Love With An Addict
Any addiction is hard to quit, from drug addictions to smoking cigarettes. If you are on this blog, chances are you were a heroin addict. People like me have tried to quit using heroin time and time again, for years and years. Everyone recovers in their own way. Yet, there is one thing that all addicts must do in order to be successful in recovery. Identify the triggers that cause you to … [Read more...] about 3 Relapse Triggers Every Drug Addiction Has In Common
I wish I could go back in time and change every single mistake that I have ever made. Don't we all? Unfortunately, we don't get a redo on life. If you could go back in time and start over, would you still have used drugs? Would you try to do something differently so you could successfully use? This way you wouldn't have gone to prison, or lost jobs, lost your friends, your loved … [Read more...] about Wreckage of The Past: 3 Issues Every Recovering Addict Needs To Fix
Money makes the world go round. That's the cold hard truth. There is no way around it. They say money doesn't buy everything and it doesn't. Money doesn't buy love, happiness, or sobriety. What it does buy is everything that you and your family need to sustain a decent quality of life. My guess is that your credit isn't too good if you're a recovering addict. Chances are your financial … [Read more...] about The Secret To Repairing Bad Credit