It's that time of year again, PRIDE, a time when we celebrate our hard-won rights, freedoms, and the beauty of the LGBTQ+ community. It may not be officially Denver Pride, June 24th and 25th, just yet, but we've got a whole month to celebrate! But for sober folks or those with new commitments to drink less, Pride can be a tricky event to navigate. With booze flowing freely, peer pressure high, and emotions running strong, it's easy to feel left out, stressed, or tempted to drink. But worries! There are ways to survive Pride sober and still have a blast! In this blog post, we'll explore some tips on how to drink less during Pride month, so you can enjoy the festivities while keeping your recovery intact.
Are you feeling uneasy about going to public spaces or events during Pride Month? We get it. We know hate crimes against LGBTQ+ individuals, particularly trans people, are on the rise, and that can be scary and isolating. But here's the good news: You're not alone. And more importantly, there are things you can do to protect yourself if you ever feel threatened or bullied. Want to learn some tips and tools for staying safe? Let's dive in!
Relationships can bring us immense joy and fulfillment, but they can also bring us pain and difficulty. If you're struggling to connect with your partner or facing challenges that you can't seem to overcome, couples counseling could be a powerful tool to help you navigate your journey together. Here at Rooted Acorn Counseling, we're committed to providing a safe and supportive space for all couples, including those in the LGBTQ+ community. In this blog post, we'll share 5 reasons why investing in couples counseling could be the best decision you ever make.