General Discussion


How to shift communication style from finger pointing/catching him in his lies to more positive methods that result in more beneficial outcomes? (4)
How to respond to cravings or urges? (3)
Anyone ever feel like they're 'addicted' to the drama? (2)
How do you feel when watching a movie showing addiction? (16)
Can you acknowledge any positive changes your loved one has made? Share them here (10)
Are you open about the site with your loved one? (7)
Interpreting intentions of addict reaching out? (3)
How do I cope with helping my husband while not losing myself? (4)
Having kids with someone in recovery? (11)
How do I stop using his mistakes against him? (10)
If you live in NJ, go to any of the select pharmacies to get a free Narcan today! (2)
Has anyone’s loved one described themselves as sociopathic? (6)
When have you needed to enforce a boundary even though the outcome upset you? (10)
Mental health and Recovery - how do they work together? (3)
Does anyone live in the Chicago/Burbs area? (1)
Why is it so hard to speak the truth about my loved one's drinking? (4)
What type of substance use education did you receive when you were younger? (12)
In your experience are people who struggle with addiction highly sensitive and uniquely talented? (20)
Thoughts on the difference between detachment & non-attachment? (10)
Will you share We The Village with other people like us? (2)
To all the people who have kids or someday want to have kids: how do you want educate your kids about substances? (10)
Spending time alone with my mom - ideas to keep it light yet build connection? (13)
What volunteer efforts are available in your areas? (5)
Has your loved one had another mental illness/disorder on top of their addiction to deal with? (9)
Does addiction kill the ability to love? (5)
What questions do you ask yourself to decide: should I stay or should I go? (5)
Would you invite your concerned friends and family also supporting your loved one through addiction to Village? (11)
Are you making any changes for the new year? (4)
What is everyone getting up to for NYE? (7)
How do you feel about the stigma around addiction? (5)