“Looking at areas of unmanageability in our lives can help us recognize our defects, when we identify our responsibility for events that…
“At the same time, we don’t claim that our program is the only way to recover, or oppose those who believe differently….
“When I’m in judgment of someone else, I have no peace, so I try to stick to taking my own inventory instead…
Sex Addicts Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the SAA name ought never be drawn into public controversy. …When we carry our message, or present SAA to the public, that is the one subject on which we are qualified to provide information….
Sex Addicts Anonymous should remain forever nonprofessional, but our service centers may employ special workers….
We also tried to hide our addiction from ourselves—by working hard, being perfectionists, or perhaps being very religious….
The danger in playing the victim is that we might develop a sense of entitlement to act out….
For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority—a loving God as expressed in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern….
Working [Step Ten] allows us to let go of both perfectionism and grandiosity….