My friend Paul told me about helping PIRs make "resentment lists. Insomnia, triggers, drug cravings, and the need to deal with emotions that were previously numbed with drugs make early recovery a period of enormous adjustment. Additionally, attending a support group for the friends and family of those in recovery may be beneficial. At some point while dating a person in recovery, someone is going to mention things that they did while they were using their drug of choice. Overcoming Adversity in Recovery by Natalie Baker.
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Verify Insurance. Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Have a conversation to set some ground rules. Returning to daily life without the security of being able to use drugs as a coping mechanism can be terrifying, particularly when drug cravings and triggers to use set in.