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Response to fujiyama (Original post)

Wed Jan 18, 2012, 12:47 AM

1. The first step is admitting you have a problem

 



I hear you on the AA/higher power/religion thing, though. It's not for everyone. The 'higher power' is up to you to define, though. For some, just thinking Good Orderly Direction when reading or saying God works. For others, that still feels wrong.

Perhaps S.O.S. would be a better fit for you? You can find out about them here http://www.cfiwest.org/sos/intro.htm although there may not be a group near you.

I'm not sure what else to add at this point, other than to wish you luck on your recovery. I'm still working on it, too.


edit to add: You can say it with me if you like, or don't. Up to you.



[font size=+1]God* grant me the serenity to
accept the things I cannot change
the courage to change the things I can
and the wisdom to know the difference
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