I sometimes wish the lessons weren't so tough but they are so essential! So many of us spend half our lives pretending to be someone we aren't and the rest of them learning that we don't have to fake it.
"Remember that the reason you're doing this is to make YOUR life better" not your kids lives as child support is meant for. Quit buying your new boy toy new trucks, new truck tires, a riding lawnmower, a rowing machine, endless numbers of smokers and grills...I can go on and on and on and on
Recovery is a process of change, through which individuals improve their health & wellbeing. One can "recover" from so many situations, it's about changing unhealthy lifestyles, thought patterns or habits to live a simpler, happier, more for filled life.