Valiant Living Blog

How Do I Say What I Mean and Mean What I Say (Without Being Mean)?

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Setting boundaries is an essential part of having healthy relationships in recovery. Whether you are the one trying… Read More


Why Does Everyone Keep Saying I Need Help Too?

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020

Now that your loved one has started receiving treatment for their drug and/or alcohol addiction, you may be… Read More


How Do I Connect to Others When I Physically Can’t?

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Human touch is something that most humans crave in some capacity. You may not be the most touchy-feeling… Read More


How Do I Make Friends in Recovery?

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The best thing about starting over in recovery is that you get an opportunity to put your life… Read More


Why Having a Healthy Relationship with Yourself will Help You Have Healthy Relationships with Others

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

Healthy relationships are similar to the concept of not being able to take care of other people if… Read More


What Really Happens When You Take Things Too Personal? 

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

People who are addicted to drugs and alcohol have been described as “childish, emotionally sensitive, and grandiose” because… Read More


Will I Outgrow My Friends Now that I am Sober?

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Friends are an important part of life. You need them to laugh with, to enjoy whatever area of… Read More


How Do I Fall Back in Love with My Spouse in My Recovery?

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

The statement, “an alcoholic in his cups is an unlovely creature,” from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous,… Read More


Is Social Anxiety Ruining Your Relationships?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Have you ever become so terrified when you have had to talk and engage with other people that… Read More


Should I Be in a Relationship with Someone in Rehab?

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Now that you are receiving treatment for your alcohol and drug substance abuse, you are probably feeling better… Read More