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

When you see a homeless addict on the street, there are usually two options that cross our mind: acknowledge and engage, or avo... Continue Reading

A sober traveler has an adventure on a canoe.

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

A man holds his wife on his back in the rain, and they smile.

Circumstances aren't always in our control, but our outlooks and responses are. 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

Is Addiction a Choice, a Disease, or Both?

By Caitlin Thiede

The great debate of addiction as a matter of choice or disease is ongoing. Steven Slate's controversial approach to addiction m... 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

We each of have two wolves inside us fighting for dominance—a good wolf and a bad wolf. The one we feed is the one that wins. Continue Reading