Healthy relationship in recovery worksheet

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What is the theory behind this Healthy relationship in recovery worksheet?

Substance abuse affects one’s mental and physical health certainly. But there is one more thing that people with addiction damage with their behavior and that is interpersonal relationships.  Abusing substances creates an emotional distance between romantic partners. Moreover, people under influence have been reported to be verbally and physically abusive to their romantic partners. Broken relationships as a result causes further mental distress. Since using substance calms the distressing feelings down, the behavior is strengthened.

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help the clients in addiction recovery programs in being reflective towards their attitudes with their partners. They will also strategies ways to mend their broken relationships. Having a healthy relationship will aid them in recovery.

How to use this worksheet?

To use this worksheet, write responses to the following questions. Do it in a quiet, distraction free space. be as honest as possible. The strategies you will devise can be used as a day to day reminder.


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