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Boundaries: Protecting What We Value


For both partners and addicts, the topic of “boundaries” is foundational in recovery.  In the video below, Troy Love, LCSW, explains the concept of boundaries in a simple yet effective manner. May we all learn to care for ourselves by setting … Continue reading

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Boundaries: The Key to Love


The topic of boundaries is important to both addicts and their partners in recovery. This topic can be confusing and challenging to many. Here is a helpful, simple video about the importance of boundaries. In it Brene Brown shares: “Boundaries … Continue reading

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“The Lock and the Key” By Troy Love, LCSW, PHR


The other day I was trying to explain to a client what happens with addiction.  I came up with an analogy that I wanted to flesh out a bit more. Imagine that there was a box with a key hole.  … Continue reading

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“Boundaries” by Jacci Jones, LMFT, LifeSTAR of Portland, OR


A personal boundary is a limit that defines where you end and others begin.  It states, “This is what I think, believe, feel.”, “This is what I will and won’t do for you.”, “This is what I will and won’t … Continue reading

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