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Growing Up Is Hard To Do

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

“All children grow up,” reads the first line of Peter Pan, “Except one.” In a world where “Neverland” comes to exist for children, the idea of an eternal child is exciting. In the real world, where we need to grow … Read More

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Experimenting With Inspiration

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

Faith and belief can be hard to come by as men who have lived with the struggle of addiction in their lives. Being men, and being men who have been addicted, aren’t even necessarily influential factors, though these facts play … Read More

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The Moment Of Letting Go

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“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse There’s an element of control to holding on and refusing to let go. Depending on what we’re holding on to, what it … Read More

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The Benefits Of Love

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

In our previous blog post we talked about how the harmful ideals of toxic masculinity can negatively affect men’s mental health. The American Psychological Association outlined specific issues in masculine ideology which were especially hurtful to young men which included … Read More

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What Happens When Our Fathers Die?

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

The relationship between son and father is multi-dimensional, deeply complicated, and inexpressibly important. Men who have strained relations, of any kind, with their father, often face great emotional distress and issue. The trauma of abandonment, neglect, or rejection from a … Read More

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Using Dreams Happen

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Using dreams are one of the more strange phenomena which come along with addiction recovery. At the simple explanation of what they are, they seem to make sense. Someone who is recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and is maintaining … Read More

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Resolving Conflicts The Right Way

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

Our relationship to conflict and confrontation usually falls into one of two categories. We’re either great at confrontation or we’re terrible at confrontation. The word confrontation itself comes with an inherently negative connotation which produces imagery of a clash, a … Read More