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Dec 19, 2023

This holiday season is often the most challenging for those who love someone struggling with addiction and those who are newly sober.

In recovery circles, the celebrations that run from Thanksgiving through Christmas and New Years is referred to as the trifecta of holidays.

In this episode, host Gail Ferguson Jones...

Sep 1, 2023

One of the most disheartening and confusing aspects of a relationship with someone in active addiction is the loneliness and emotional disconnect.

In this episode, Host Gail Ferguson Jones speaks with Marriage and Family Therapist Travis Thompson about the challenges of loving a partner engaged in a "chemical affair"...

Jul 22, 2021

Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Darlene Lancer, author of  "Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You."

Lancer is author of seven books on the subject, including "Codependency for Dummies." In this episode, she explains how most people grapple with...

Mar 11, 2021

Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Mike Wilson, president of Baystate Recovery Center in Beverly, Mass. He is a nationally-recognized certified interventionist, and author of the book, "Loving Lions. A Guide for Families Struggling with Addiction."

Mike helps families get their addicted loved ones into treatment and...

Feb 18, 2021

Host Gail Ferguson Jones talks with Clinical Psychologist Barry Weinhold, who has coined the phrase "counter-dependence," which he describes as living a false self that keeps one from establishing intimate relationships.

Weinhold is the author of more than 75 books, the latest of which is titled "Get Real. The Hazard of...