Do I Have to Give up Fun to Get Sober?

Many addicts believe that living a sober life is boring, has no thrills, and lacks excitement. This is simply a myth about sobriety. For many addicts, their sobriety is delicate and needs to be taken care of and worked on. This does not mean that recovering addicts stay at home, have no friends, and work their life away. In fact, getting sober allows you to enjoy more fulfilling and authentic friendships, relationships and experiences in your life in Orlando. [Read more…]

Borderline Personality Disorder and Drug Use

Borderline Personality Disorder and Drug Use

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a condition that causes people to have unstable perceptions of themselves and an inability to maintain relationships. Orlando residents with BPD are often highly manipulative and seek caretaking from other adults. Other symptoms of BPD include the following:

  • Anger and resentment against self and others
  • Desperate efforts to avoid both real and imagined abandonment
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Chronic feelings of emptiness
  • Depression
  • Paranoia
  • Difficulty controlling anger [Read more…]