Caitlin Thiede

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Caitlin Thiede is a contributing writer for SoberRecovery.

Spiritual Bypass: When Light Needs Darkness

By Caitlin Thiede

If your spirituality is based on "never" saying, thinking, or doing something instead of understanding why we do those things w... Continue Reading

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Sobriety: The Latest Trend Among Millennials

By Caitlin Thiede

Here are 3 research-backed theories on why millennials prefer living a sober life. Continue Reading

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You’re walking down the street, and you see a person with obvious signs of addiction and homelessness. Will you acknowledge or ... Continue Reading

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Travel Excursions for Sober Lifestyles

By Caitlin Thiede

For someone who is committed to sober living and wants to avoid the temptation of drugs and alcohol, this is how to pursue good... Continue Reading

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Just because something may seem negative at first glance, doesn't mean we can’t make positive things out of them. Continue Reading

Inside the Mind of a Porn Addict

By Caitlin Thiede

As pornography becomes more and more prevalent in the digital age, the opportunity for addiction presents itself much more freq... Continue Reading

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Is Addiction a Choice, a Disease, or Both?

By Caitlin Thiede

Steven Slate's controversial approach to addiction may be just the thing we need to help us stop judging addicts once and for all. Continue Reading

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3 Things More Rewarding Than Drinking

By Caitlin Thiede

For a long time, we've been fed the idea that drinking is a reward for many things. The problem is we aren't ever really satisf... Continue Reading

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3 Gifts My Former Drinking Habit Gave Me

By Caitlin Thiede

I was a bitter, "woe is me" soul from my life of drinking. Yet, time marches on, and I can’t help but be grateful. Continue Reading

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Instead of using our good wolf to fight the bad wolf within us, addiction feeds the bad wolf until it becomes so strong it devo... Continue Reading