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Jan. 11, 2021 – Keep in mind that addiction does not discriminate among gender. However, women face different physiological and psychological challenges when opting to get back to normalcy. It includes addiction progression, denies and shame, and the need for community. When talking about addiction progress, keep in mind that women mobilize drugs and alcohol faster than men. It means that they develop the addiction quickly. Also, women are natural caregivers, so they feel guilt and shame while accepting substance abuse. Lastly, they are less solitary in comparison to men and are more communal. Hence, their approach to the recovery process is more social than men.



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