Why Do We Enable Each Other’s Addictions?

Why Do We Enable Each Other’s Addictions?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 17, 2018 Updated: August 4, 2020 Many of us living with addiction often find ourselves in relationships with other addicts. This often happens because like attracts like; we attract to us what we are experiencing internally. We manifest our circumstances, including our relationships, based on our energy and beliefs. We…

Maintaining Our Independence

Maintaining Our Independence

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 12, 2018 Updated: March 12, 2021 When we undertake the recovery process, there are many fears we have to confront and move through in order to come out on the other side of healing. One of our fears is the loss of our independence. We might be worried that asking…

How Can I Learn to Forgive Myself?

How Can I Learn to Forgive Myself?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 10, 2018 Updated: March 12, 2021 Being unable to forgive ourselves is often a symptom of our shame and our fear of inadequacy. We feel our mistakes, wrongdoings and shortcomings are unforgivable. We feel inadequate and undeserving of love, understanding, kindness and forgiveness. We feel unworthy. We carry our shame…

Recreating Our Lives

Recreating Our Lives

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 7, 2018 Updated: March 12, 2021 Addiction is so destructive that it can totally transform our lives, sometimes in devastating ways. It changes our relationships, ending some of them altogether. It completely changes our relationship with ourselves, our self-perception, and how we deal with ourselves. When we’re coming out on…