Putting slippery behaviors in our middle circle is a way of warning ourselves when we are in danger of acting out….
Healthy sexuality is a spiritual experience that is worth working for….
Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs….
Seek a temporary or permanent sponsor as soon as possible to guide you in getting started….
Our circles are not set in stone for all time….
It is a proven practice, handed down through generations, that recovery from addiction can only take place with others….
Some of us who rushed into the First Step later discovered this might be another expression of our need to control things and work the “perfect” program….
We may consider entering into a co-sponsorship relationship with a program friend for mutual support….
An inventory allows us to go over our lives methodically and objectively, reevaluating assumptions, beliefs, and feelings that we have held onto for years but perhaps never examined or questioned….
Most of us know that we are ready to sponsor when another member asks us, or when our own sponsor encourages us to take on a sponsee….