The Messages I Learned to Tell Myself

Uncomfortable. Irritated. Hateful. But whatever happened to supportive?

Sobering Up Might Be the Toughest Thing a Man Will Ever Do

The hard but beautiful truth about the journey to being sober.

Identifying the Signs of Drug Abuse in Teens & Young Adults: 1 Parent’s Journey to Recovery

Despite our nation’s polarized political climate, however, there seems to be growing bipartisan support for changing our drug laws and draconian mandatory sentencing for non-violent, drug-related offenses. Neal Nordlinger takes a look at the signs of abuse in teens and young adults.

How Dads Can Raise Clean Teens In A Substance Abusing Family

You have managed to escape the family curse of substance abuse but now that your own children are approaching their teen years you are worried about allowing them to have contact with the rest of your family. Don’t worry dad! Help is here.

I Wish I Would’ve Gone To Rehab

The sooner you accept your situation and allow yourself to heal, the better off you’ll be.

How We Recover From Codependency

Ross Rosenberg takes us through the four stages of codependency treatment and recovery.

The Prison That Love Built

Post-breakup, the things that remain and the things that are lost hold Ray Jennings in an emotional prison.

How to Walk Through the Darkness of Grief

There’s no single way through sorrow. But Louise Thayer helps us clear a path—and lead others, too.

Telling Your Story Matters

Our stories don’t have to define us. But we can use them to speak to others.

The Day My Soul Became a Dad For a Few Hours and Never Forgot It

Being a dad is not measured in time, as writer Christopher MacNeil found out one night. He shares an experience that changed his life forever.

How to Make a Fresh Start After a Bad Breakup

Breakup expert Matt Shumate has 4 awesome tips for moving on after you’ve split up.

Starting Over? Why Healing is Always an Inside Job

“I’ve learned that in order to heal, I have to fearlessly and intimately sift through the wreckage of my past.”

Suicide Through the Cracks: the One the System Missed

This is what suicide looks like, when you would do anything to make the pain go away.

Healing Shame and Fear by Working With Your Inner Child

Counselor Carl shows how healing the wounded child can heal the anxious, depressed, unfulfilled man (or woman).

7 Things to Remember During Eating Disorder Recovery

Don’t pressure yourself to love your body unconditionally; it’s possible that that will come in time. Instead, focus on shifting your negative thoughts to neutral ones: Your body exists. It carries you around. It is neither good nor bad. It is a body.

9 Meditations of a Divorced Man

Jordan Kozey takes us into the mind of man finding his way post-marriage.