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Youths MUST have S3x; Better to Teach ‘Safe S3x’ than ‘Abstinence’ – Tiwa Savage

Mavin first lady, Tiwa Savage, has shared her... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...
by Jobs & Scholarships in Nigeria on May 25, 2016

“I’m not gonna lie…I’m human, So it is not easy” Ciara opens up on Abstinence with Russell Wilson

  Music star Ciara and her Seattle Seahawks quarterback boyfriend Russell Wilson have been very open about the fact that they are abstaining from sex in their relationship. The two started dating in April 2015 and they revealed in July 2015 that...
by Oh Zina on Feb 12, 2016

What is Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome?

By David Joel Miller. Suddenly stopping antidepressant medications can be a problem. Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome is one of those issues that may bring a person in to see a psychiatrist, medical doctor or occasionally even a therapist whic...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jan 29, 2016

What is Abstinence Syndrome?

By David Joel Miller. How is Abstinence Syndrome different from withdrawals? Abstinence syndrome is a group of symptoms that occur when someone is suddenly without a drug that has previously been in their system. In substance abuse counseling this te...
by counseolrssoapbox on Jan 22, 2016

“Captain Abstinence” Guest Post for Anne Cohen

Hi there! I wrote a guest post for Anne Cohen over at arcwrites.blogspot.com and didn’t want you to miss it. Here is a preview “Lo and behold, our completely PG-13 thoughts were pierced through with a shrill cry of an abandoned baby. As...
by New Crunchy Mom on Jan 3, 2016

Powerless over Thinking!

When I first came into recovery I would be plagued by intrusive thoughts about drinking, I would have thoughts about drinking, at certain times of the day in particular, on sunny days etc. These thoughts used to greatly distress me and I would end fi...

An Addicted Brain but a Recovering Mind

This blog used excerpts from Do I still have an “Alcoholic Mind”!?   When I first came into recovery I used to get frightened by other abstinent  alcoholics proclaim that they were so glad they did not get the “wet tongue” when they saw...

November 6th, 2014 It Isn't Willpower

November 6th, 2014 It Isn't WillpowerAfter reading about the big bunch of sweets delivered to our studio earlier this week, a colleague commented, "I don't know how you maintain such strong willpower." I didn't have time to properly explain to her, h...

September 17th, 2014 The Pull-Over Dynamic

September 17th, 2014 The Pull-Over DynamicI never wear pull-over shirts. I haven't since I was a young kid. I'm convinced I was one of the founding originators of the fashion trend of wearing a t-shirt with a button down shirt unbuttoned, over. I was...

4e étape, inventaire moral. Alcoolisme et sérénité

De l’alcoolisme à la paix et à la sérénité, Jacques T. Fraternité, soutien et aide Raymond Viger Dossiers Alcool et drogue, Alcooliques Anonymes André-Émile P. et Gisèle C. vous offre des ateliers de quatrième étape: l’inven...

August 8th, 2014 Just One Bite

August 8th, 2014 Just One BiteI was offered "just a bite" of something sugar laden three times this week. It didn't phase me in the least, I just smile and say "I don't eat sugar." Not "I can't have sugar," because clearly I can. I choose to NOT eat...

July 18th, 2014 Off The Merry-Go-Round

July 18th, 2014 Off The Merry-Go-RoundI sat down for lunch right next to the box of donuts someone brought to work. They were left on the table for anyone to grab for a quick sugar fix. I didn't. Not only did I not, I sat there enjoying my lunch with...

Sobering Research Encourages Less Alcohol for a Healthier Heart

Contradictory new research has surfaced on the effects of light to moderate drinking on cardiovascular health. It turns out that your end of the workday treat could be causing more harm than good. Traditionally, light to moderate drinkers (those who...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jul 13, 2014

July 12th, 2014 Something Dramatic Changed

July 12th, 2014 Something Dramatic ChangedPlanning, preparing and packing served me well today. I had a midday location broadcast until 2pm, so I made sure to pack a good lunch. It was an interesting broadcast day. First, Ruth, A longtime listener st...

June 30th, 2014 My Deal With Sugar

June 30th, 2014 My Deal With SugarI'm up late tonight waiting to be activated for weather coverage on an approaching complex of storms. I'm basically writing in a race to finish before the gust front moves into our listening area. I've had these litt...

June 29th, 2014 Always Running In The Background

June 29th, 2014 Always Running In The BackgroundMy plan today included cleaning my apartment, taking care of a friend's dogs, cooking some great meals, working out at the YMCA, a quick grocery trip (more fruit and coffee), visiting with my youngest d...

What is an addiction?

By David Joel Miller How many addictions are there? More and more things seem to be getting labeled as addictions.  This mushrooming of addictions has resulted in a lot of skepticism about whether all these items are really addictions or … Con...
by counseolrssoapbox on Oct 23, 2013

Humour Abstinence patiente

Policier patrouille de nuit Un policier patrouille de nuit et aperçoit une voiture stationnée, éclairée par la lumière intérieure. Il s’approche de l’auto et voit un couple tranquillement installé. Un jeune homme, assis au volant...
by Information sur la Politique on Apr 7, 2013

What do you know about sex?

Sex Education Portfolio, 3 (Photo credit: Ross Griff)It wasn't until I was in high school that I heard an adult really talk to me about sex. The sad part is, it wasn't my father, it was a female teacher who was approaching sixty. My father never had...
by Active Duty Dad on Feb 14, 2013

Lenten Season 2013

“Remember, Man is dust, and unto dust you shall return.” The Roman Catholic tradition dictates that Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of this 40-day liturgical period of prayer and fasting. Today, we Catholic Christians celebrate Ash Wedn...
by Kathleen's Daily Musings on Feb 12, 2013


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