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Dual Sponsorship: Is It Right for Me?

November 10th, 2023|Comments Off on Dual Sponsorship: Is It Right for Me?

I Am a Recovered Codependent. The definition of codependency that I most agree with is “a progressive and habitual illness of the mind, where the thoughts, feelings, actions, and inactions of others becomes an obsession, which then leads to objectionable behavior”. That is my experience....and when I speak of being [...]

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What Is Codependency?

February 11th, 2021|Comments Off on What Is Codependency?

What Is Codependency? The Allergy to People: Explained When I first heard the term “codependency”, I thought it referred to those whose lives depended on another’s actions and that the dependence was reciprocal. Boy, I was so wrong and so right at the same time. Codependency IS very much someone [...]

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The Serenity Prayer

December 16th, 2020|Comments Off on The Serenity Prayer

The Serenity Prayer - Surrender Isn't a Negotiation The Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships [...]

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Perfectionism

November 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Perfectionism

Perfectionism: How to Kill Your Joy in Sobriety “What you think, you become.” This famous saying is the simple version of a longer quote taken from Buddhist writings: “Whatever a monk keeps pursuing with his thinking and pondering, that becomes the inclination of his awareness.” The first version definitely fits [...]

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You Need a Job!

October 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on You Need a Job!

You Need a Job!—Returning to Work in the Early Days of Sobriety “It’s time to get a job. Now.” “Yes, but I’m really just getting myself back together. I think I might just need a little more time to… you know… collect myself. I have a lot to process.” “I [...]

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Steps 6/7–Separating the Living from the Dead

August 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Steps 6/7–Separating the Living from the Dead

Steps 6 & 7 Step 6: Were entirely ready to have god remove all these defects of character. Step 7: Humbly asked him to remove our shortcomings. Chapters 6 and 7 in The 12 and 12 have a line about how Steps 6 and 7 separate the men from the [...]

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