The Power of Love

The Power of love

By Christa Banister It was Victor Hugo, one of the most important French writers and poets of the 1800s who penned Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, who said, “The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” While […]

Addiction and Relationships: The Importance of Sober Respect

Think of substance addiction as a pebble flung into a puddle—its effects ripple outward to everything within its range. People with addiction believe they’re not hurting anyone but themselves, which isn’t true. So, when it comes to confronting someone about their own drug and alcohol issues, that conversation can quickly become radioactive. This fallout as […]