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One old timer in this area swears to not get involved with gals in the program, ever. Truth is if you work on yourself as much as you can I the first year, you will go through as many changes as a woman pregnant coming to term, Mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

She did, she picked up a guy that wants to be abusive and be abused.

As far as the DSM listings go, I suggest you concentrate a bit on the new section “Personality Change Due to a General Medical Condition.” As a research physiologist (not a practicing psychologist), I sort of have a little insight on how that works and hope they expand on that greatly in future editions. Williams pointed out years ago, proper treatment must include a healthy dose of diet and exercise, along with the support of the camaraderie found at the AA meetings. Know yourself and most of all having integrity is the best gift you can give yourself. I've met some long- recovered addicts who have some brilliant gifts to share. and then when you're ready to get out there, be upfront and honest and find someone who totally supports you for your decision to be sober and is willing to not hit the bars or whatever. I've been involved with people in recovery before and to be quite honest, I would be quite hesitant to date anyone in recovery..their friend absolutely but that is as far as I could take it until I really knew them.

Once that is in progress, then psychology can be used to work out ancillary problems specific to that person. I think the biggest struggle people have is acquiring new coping skills to deal with the demons. (humility, perspective, humour, wisdom to name a few)My concerns would be around building/seeking new intimacy when you are in a bit of a fragile state. There are so many people who are clean/sober and have been for years but they are only abstaining from using/drinking..aren't healthy people.

She was a very smart, devilish little thing, always with that glean in her eye and a little smile, like maybe she had pulled some type of trick and was waiting for the results. After all, you wouldn’t be broadcasting that you were under treatment for any other disease to everyone you meet, so why this? I no longer cast judgement and act out on it if things dont go my way. Most of the time, you're right about a person's true colors coming out within the first month.