~ Real Recovery ~ Stories, Problem Solving, & Resources for Families of Recovering Addicts

Spouses and families are often left in the dark about what to expect when a loved one has an addiction.  There are many lessons to be learned along the way and stages that loved ones can be aware of in order to help themselves and their loved ones recover. This is my experience of my loved one’s addiction, rehabilitation, adjustment to life post-rehab, and long term hope of living free of substance use from a loved one’s perspective.