Pasadena Recovery Center Groundbreaking Speaker Series Features Dr. Lauren Costine

The Pasadena Recovery Center will be hosting clinical psychologist, educator, author and LGBTQ activist Dr. Lauren Costine at its January Expert Speaker Series on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, starting at 12 noon. The monthly series, which is free and open to the public, brings in community leaders and addiction experts to educate Pasadena residents, alumni and staff, and provide a “unique … Read More

How Living Authentically Heals Shame

My first experience of shame came in the aftermath of my parents’ divorce at the age of eight. At the time we lived in Côte d’Ivoire, in West Africa, where people considered divorce a taboo, something only Westerners did. I felt so ashamed about my parents’ divorce I lied to the neighborhood kids, telling them my father’s business travel kept … Read More

Book Signing at Book Soup Jan.17th

Come join Dr. Lauren Costine as she gives insight into lesbian love addiction at her book signing at Book Soup Jan. 17thEvent date:Sunday, January 17, 2016 – 4:00pmEvent address:Book Soup 8818 Sunset Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069 Everyone makes mistakes in relationships at one time or another. Sometimes they learn from those mistakes. Other times, they return to those behaviors and cycle … Read More

Lesbian Relationship Help On the Topic of Social Drinking

Lesbian Relationship Help On the Topic of Social DrinkingWhy are drugs and alcohol an issue in the lesbian community and how do they affect our relationships? Is this scenario familiar to you? Two to three times a week you attend a lesbian event. It’s a friend’s birthday, a group wants to get together for the holidays, and a friend of a … Read More