A sober living home is designed to help facilitate a sober lifestyle for individuals who have completed addiction treatment. It provides an environment in which to stay sober while participating in enriching activities, forging lasting bonds and establishing healthy routines.  Sober living for women, in particular, offers distinct benefits because it is able to focus…

Sober living homes provide great value for men in recovery who have the ultimate goal of achieving sobriety. Their benefits span from providing tools for navigating recovery, to empowering independence and self-care. Structure The structure is incredibly important in recovery. A sober living home will help you establish a healthy daily routine, both within the…

freedom through authentic masculinity

When you think of “freedom,” what comes to mind? What mental images appear when you think of what it means to be a man? These questions don’t have simple answers; many men spend a lifetime continuing to better understand the concept of masculinity from one year to the next. We can’t identify a clear-cut definition…

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Men in addiction recovery who take advantage of gender-specific sober living programs can achieve better treatment outcomes. Men-only sober living homes offer many benefits and eliminate distractions when compared with co-ed sober living homes. Gender Differences and Substance Abuse Research has shown that many factors can significantly affect treatment outcomes. These factors include income, education…

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Sober Living – The Fourth Dimension The vision for Real Recovery was hatched in my heart and mind long ago as I sat in mediocre sober living facilities across the east coast hoping for a new and refreshing change in my life. It was clear to me that if I was going to have fun…

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When you are transitioning to daily life while in recovery from addiction, the less distractions and temptations you experience, the better off you are. Consider a gender specific sober living home to help accomplish your goal of independent living; it will help make the shift smoother. When you are in an all-male environment—meaning your fellow…