There are several good reasons Alcoholics Anonymous wants its members to avoid the spotlight. A dozen years ago, after my first novel came out, I was on a live radio talk show in New York City when the show’s host asked, “So, are you in AA?” It was a logical question. My first novel took …∞
People in 12 Step recovery can aim at these ideals. For the most part, we just try to think and act like decent human beings concerned for the wellbeing of our fellows. We can;- become patient with ourselves and others. be kind even towards people who are nasty towards us. be generous with our time …∞
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Codependents of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous http://www.coslaa.org 12 step support group for the recovery of family, friends, and significant others whose lives have been affected by their relationship with someone addicted to sex and love. COSLAA is a confidential recovery fellowship for members, age 18+, who have been affected by another’s sexually addictive behaviors, …∞
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This idea is taking hold among people who practice the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
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I’d want to grab somebody and squeeze the life right out of them. Then somebody in one of my Alateen meetings suggested that we try safe ways to express our anger.
Seeking Help Could Quadruple the Likelihood of Abstinence To quantify the effect of help seeking on recovery from alcoholism, researchers in the United States analyzed data from 4,422 adults who had participated in a nationally representative survey and developed alcohol dependence at least 1 year before their participation. Only 26 percent of subjects had ever …∞
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