This series of questions may help you determine if you are a compulsive overeater. Many members of Overeaters Anonymous have found that they have answered yes to many of these questions. Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you go on eating binges for no apparent reason? Do you have feelings of guilt and …∞
The following are a series of statements from SRA members that describe their feelings and behaviors around their sexual addiction. Do these statements apply to you? Check “yes” or “no.” You can be honest here. I think about sex or romantic relationships most of the time. I often feel shame, regret or remorse after sexual …∞
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Forgiveness is the art of releasing resentment in life and in 12 Step Fellowships. One day, long after their abusive father died, Kate asked her brother Kevin how he felt about their painful childhood. “I can’t condone how we were treated,” said Kevin, “but I’ve finally forgiven dad.” Kate was astonished. “Not me. I’m so …∞
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Twenty Questions to help identify sexually compulsive actions Sexual addiction can be a problem for people in recovery from alcoholism, gambling, addiction or co-dependency. This can be so whether one is gay, lesbian or straight. These questions may help identify or dismiss the problem. The Twenty Questions Do you frequently experience remorse, depression, or guilt …∞
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Test Yourself Have you ever thought you needed help for your sexual thinking or behavior? That you’d be better off if you didn’t keep “giving in”? That sex or stimuli are controlling you? Have you ever tried to stop or limit doing what you felt was wrong in your sexual behavior? Do you resort to …∞
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My sponsor gave me the following 10th and 11th step inventory and told me to write it out every evening before I go to bed. The Twelve Nightly Spiritually Focusing Questions 1. Was I resentful? 2. Was I selfish? 3. Was I dishonest? 4. Was I afraid? 5. Do I owe an apology? Who did …∞
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Gamblers Anonymous asks its new members to answer the following “20 Questions” in order to determine the severity of their gambling addiction: Have you ever lost time from work due to gambling? Has gambling ever made your home life unhappy? Has gambling affected your reputation? Have you ever felt remorse after gambling? Have you ever …∞
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