Things Not to Say To Someone in Recovery

One of the most important tasks of recovery is replacing a drug environment with healthy friends and activities. It can be difficult to find and cultivate new friendships.

Discussion Guide:

Scenario: Imagine that you are in recovery and trying to make new, drug free friends.

Do you want them to know about your addiction history?

Are you apprehensive about meeting new people because they may know of your history?

How do you choose new friends?

What do you NOT want someone to ask you?

Supplemental Reading:

Top 10 Things Not to Say to Your Buddy in Recovery, Brian Whitney https://www.thefix.com/top-10-things-not-say-your buddy-recovery