How to Help a Friend Who Has Relapsed: Dos and Don’ts

How to Help a Friend Who Has Relapsed: Dos and Don’ts

While we try to give our friends in recovery support, we can’t control their behaviors. Relapse isn’t always a part of someone’s story, but it happens. It can be hard on us to hear that someone we know has relapsed and if they reach out for our help, we might not always know what to […]

Alcoholics Anonymous Unmanageability List

AA Unmanageability List

The first step of Alcoholics Anonymous states, “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and that our lives had become unmanageable.” Unmanageable is only printed once in the first 164 pages of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, which in the first step. It’s left many people to interpret what unmanageable means in the book. […]

How Alcoholics Anonymous Third Step Prayer Works

Alcoholics Anonymous Third Step Prayer

Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as weunderstood Him. Step 3 When a newcomer is in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous, the third step prayer can cause some confusion. Often people will say to do the third step prayer, someone has to “just turn it […]

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