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The Quiet Desperation of Sex Addiction

The ways in which we teach men to “be real men” in our society limits their ability to openly discuss their sexuality and the range of complicated feelings and experiences they have had related to the...

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Before You Leave, Look Into Your Trauma

It has been said that there are four stages of a marriage, or a long-term committed relationship: romance, disillusionment, misery, and awakening. Most of us declare life-long commitments to our partn...

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How’s Your Inner Child Today?

By Nancy Minister, Therapist, Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows If you have ever done any work at The Meadows—either in an inpatient program or in our Survivors I workshop — you likely have had som...

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Confessions of a (Mostly) Reformed Perfectionist

By Tracy Harder, MSC, LAC, Survivors Workshop Facilitator Do you remember the one question you missed on that fourth-grade science test that kept you from scoring 100 percent? Or the word you missed i...

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Saying Goodbye to Love Addiction and Love Avoidance

[The following letter was written by a woman who attended The Love Addiction/Love Avoidance workshop at The Rio Retreat Center at The Meadows. At the end of the workshop, participants were asked to wr...

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Eating Disorder Recovery Is a Work in Progress

By Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD, Senior Fellow at Remuda Ranch at The Meadows When my eating was in crisis mode, my life was reduced to meals, hours, minutes. I may have planned my eating and exerci...

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