A Sponsor is a more experienced member in the recovery program who guides the newcomer through the process of recovery. In 12-Step circles, it is suggested that a sponsor should be of the same gender (unless gay or lesbian). The newcomer to the program is quite vulnerable; for some of us this is the first …∞
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Comments made by a recovering member of Alcoholics Anonymous about the process of recovery. This provides evidence that getting sober is a process not a sudden or once only event. 1. I had tried before, and didn’t succeed. This time I really tried using AA as part of my Recovery Program. Although I was court-mandated; …∞
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” -Helen Keller Human beings have an enormous capacity to endure hardships and heartbreak. If their spirits are not broken, people can emerge from what seem like impossible circumstances to not only overcome the difficulties, but be enriched by them. …∞
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