12 step Recovery

Overcoming Self-Hatred

When we use the expression, "my own worse enemy," it's often related to specific choices we've made, but for me, it ran much deeper. I despised myself - not just the things I'd done but my entire being, including my soul. Why would God care about someone like me? This was more than low self-esteem, this is a repetitive compulsion, aggravated by our alcoholism.

By |2019-02-22T22:05:55-05:00May 8th, 2017|12 step Recovery, 4th Step, Acceptance|0 Comments

Around the Program or In the Program?

Lately I've been listening to a lot of people who have just come back to the program. Some of them share war stories and others tell horror stories and none of them are quite sure what actually happened. They wanted to stay sober. They meant to stay sober. They didn't stay sober. Why not?

By |2019-02-22T22:06:28-05:00April 10th, 2017|12 step Recovery, 1st Step, 2nd Step, AA|0 Comments
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