Stage III of Recovery - Creating Emotionally Nourishing Relationships (relationship training)  Just like any co-creative process basic principles apply and essential skills must be practiced and honed. The primary factor contributing to the inability to connect is the lack of knowhow.  In addition, being honest and real in all relating encounters and relationships become second nature. Relationship training for those in recovery begins after Stage II after you've established a relationship with yourself. 

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