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Issue #17 Publishers Letter

Issue #17 Publishers Letter

End the stigma, support recovery now. Jeffrey D’Amico, a Journey team member, got me this mask at a recovery rally in South Paris a few weeks ago, and it’s now my favorite mask. It gives people an invitation to ask, “How do I support recovery to end the stigma?” In my...
No Single One, There Are Many Paths

No Single One, There Are Many Paths

The Gifts Are in The Journey, Not The Destination There is no one pathway to recovery. Unless you’re talking about what got you there in the first place—waking up in jail, a trip to the emergency room, an ultimatum from your boss or your life partner—recovery is not a...
The Process of Intimacy

The Process of Intimacy

Why Intimacy is Difficult for Couples in Recovery Once a committed couple enters the recovery process, the most common concern they relate to is about finding or improving intimacy in their relationship. While the partner with substance use disorder (SUD) may have...
What’s Your (Ally) Language of Love?

What’s Your (Ally) Language of Love?

Find a way that works for you Maybe you’ve heard about the five languages of love. Introduced in the 2015 book, The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts, by marriage counselor Gary Chapman, they’re the primary ways that we give and receive love. Chapman...