Rigorous Honesty with an AA Sponsor

Honesty in relationships

November 24, 2020

By Andy F

Categories: Honesty

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

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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 so consumed with fear that I was unable to listen to very much of what was being shared at AA meetings. It took a long time to adjust to life without alcohol. When I started to feel more comfortable, I noticed that a subject frequently […]

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Rigorous Honesty and Step One of AA

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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 in AA on May 15th 1984 after a twenty-year addiction to alcohol and drugs. My drinking and using began at the age of thirteen following negative experiences growing up in foster care. By the time […]

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