There are so many reasons why men become addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. The Anthony House has built its reputation for helping men regain their sobriety by understanding the unique dynamics about men in our culture that can lead to the loss of sobriety. It is for that reason that The Anthony House is a service specifically for men. By making the effort to learn more about the individual dynamics that led to drug or alcohol addiction in an individual, the unique dynamics that affect men in our society must be better understood. The inverse is also true–by examining the way men are taught to be men in our society, we can perhaps better understand what led to our loss of sobriety.
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The Anthony House is unique in this way. We want to help our residents to get in touch with their most honest inner selves because in doing so they will have a better chance of holding themselves accountable to that renewed sense of honesty. The Anthony House values honesty and accountability, which are two foundational principles of healthy living. Too often, though, honesty and accountability are framed as matters that must be proven to others. Honesty becomes a means of proving that one did not lie, and accountability becomes a constant set of eyes peering over one’s shoulder. But those definitions do not provide the inspiration for healthier living; they merely remind us that someone else is always watching, waiting, and looking for a reason to point out our faults.
When one is honest with oneself, however, the motivation for being honest and accountable is its own reward. Being honest with yourself about how and why you are addicted to drugs or alcohol can create the potential for addressing the underlying reasons that led to it. Being accountable to yourself is a way of ensuring that you are consistent with the values you hold.
Minnesota Sober Living Community For Men
The Anthony House is filled with men who share those goals. We ask our residents to be responsible to keep the facility clean as an outward expression of self-accountability. Doing these things for yourself and others opens doors for understanding, and before long, new residents are able to learn from the experiences of other residents. That allows residents to see themselves in others and entertain new solutions to old problems. Sobriety becomes an achievable goal. If you would like more information about our sober living communities for men in Minnesota, call us at 651-334-2395.