Beth Demme Blog

Sometimes we just have to say it: life is a lot right now. From COVID-19 to the upcoming election, our relationships are strained, our nerves are fried, and our personal emotional reserves are nearly depleted. Differing political viewpoints and differing ideas about public health have always existed, so what is it about this particular season that makes it feel heavier? In this episode, Steph shares her decision to fire her long-time recovery sponsor and how that led to an incident of self-harm.  She and I talk about what prompted her to fall back to an unhealthy coping mechanism and what she will do differently going forward. If you’ve felt sick and tired lately, this episode will resonate with you.

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