Apr 27, 2023
Making amends and forgiveness of self and others are critical components of the recovery process from drug and alcohol addiction. Addiction often leads to harm and damage to relationships, and the process of making amends can help to repair broken connections with loved ones. When you acknowledge the harm they have caused and make a genuine effort to make things right, it can go a long way toward rebuilding trust and fostering healing. This process of making amends can also help you to let go of any lingering guilt or shame they may feel, which can be a significant trigger for relapse.
Forgiveness is also an essential aspect of the recovery process. Many people who struggle with addiction carry a lot of shame and self-blame, and forgiveness can help to alleviate those negative feelings. By forgiving yourself, you can learn to let go of past mistakes and focus on the present moment, which can be crucial in maintaining sobriety. Additionally, forgiving others who may have contributed to your addiction can be a powerful way to release any resentment or anger, which can be a significant barrier to recovery.
Tonight, we talk about making amends and forgiveness
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