“A slogan that expresses one of the fundamental truths of the program is ‘one day at a time.’” Sex Addicts Anonymous, page…
Gentleness is a different way….
Cultivating self-acceptance along the way is an important tool in recovery….
We are sex addicts….
But the steps are more than a series of exercises. They provide basic principles for living. Most of us find opportunities on a daily basis to apply one or more of the steps to some challenge in our life….
By God’s grace I don’t have to fall into my old pattern of thinking….
We find now that we have to take the First Step daily in order to keep current or centered….
We learn to turn uncomfortable feelings about others into opportunities to practice keeping our focus on our own lives….
Recovery, in the full meaning of the word, comes through practicing the principles outlined in the Twelve Steps….
We learn to accept that reality is not tailored to the limitations of self, and that hardship and loss are as valid a part of life as joy and pleasure….