Rigorous Honesty with an AA Sponsor

Honesty in relationships

November 24, 2020

By Andy F

Categories: Honesty

A therapist’s view of addiction I want to share the following story before I tell you what I have learned about the importance of rigorous honesty with a sponsor in AA. When I was new in recovery, I went into group therapy with other alcoholics and addicts. The group facilitator was a therapist who worked […]

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What is Rigorous Honesty in AA?

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November 17, 2020

By Andy F

Categories: Honesty

When I first got sober, I was so self-obsessed and consumed with fear that I was unable to listen to very much of what people were sharing at meetings. It took a long time to adjust to life without alcohol. When I started to feel a bit more stable, I noticed that a subject frequently […]

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Rigorous Honesty and Step One of AA

suicidally depressed

November 12, 2020

By Andy F

Categories: Honesty

Step one “We admitted that we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable” * I arrived at my first AA meeting on May 15th, 1984, after a twenty-year addiction to alcohol and drugs. My drinking and drugging began at the age of thirteen. As a young teenager, I was already disturbed. […]

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