Step Two of AA

Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. This step is simple…in a way. All it is stating is for me to believe that I, myself alone, cannot do it and that, in fact, something greater than myself can. Step Two, the way I look at it, is the […]

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Early Recovery–What Does That Look Like?

The hard part is over. Residential treatment is successfully completed. The addict or alcoholic is sober. That means everything will be all better, right? No. This is just the beginning. The next phase is crucial to establishing and sustaining long-term recovery. Just Sober For a newly sober individual, here are a few things to remember in […]

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Step Four of AA

“Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.” I remember thinking about all the people who had wronged me–how they were to blame for everything. There were a lot of them, too. From old bosses, to ex-boyfriends, to my parents, to my “friends.” The list was endless. Funny, though, when I think back to […]

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