The 3rd Step: Prayer & AA

The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has been described by the American Society of Addiction Medicine as a “tried and true approach.” Those in recovery are encouraged to attend meetings and actively work each step. After two steps of reflection, the 3rd step is one of action. 

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Alcoholic Won’t Admit Problem What Can You Do?

The first step in solving a problem is recognizing the problem. Unfortunately, this is a significant barrier for those addicted to alcohol. If your loved one is experiencing this denial, it is normal. However, you can help by understanding their denial and learning the steps you can take to aid them in their eventual recovery.

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How Alcohol Destroys Your Relationships

Alcohol affects almost every aspect of a person’s life. This includes their health, finances, longevity, and personal relationships. The loved one of an addict often suffers through the loss of a valued relationship because of the many devastating effects of alcohol. The consequences of alcohol addiction can destroy the personality of the one you love, the trust you shared with them, and the commitment to have a relationship in the future. Learn more about how alcohol destroys your relationships by continuing to read below.

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My Husband is an Alcoholic: A Support Guide

My Husband is an Alcoholic

As a wife to an alcoholic you can be a significant part of the solution to sobriety. Learning more about the effects of alcohol can help you successfully cope with the many obstacles you and your husband now face. Continue reading to learn more about alcohol abuse and how you can help hold your marriage together while your husband is in recovery.

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How Does a Christian Wife Deal with an Alcoholic Husband?

Alcohol addiction is a chronic medical condition with physical, emotional, social, and financial consequences for the alcoholic and his spouse. A Christian wife can benefit from her inner spiritual strength and Christian network of friends and church resources. However, the Christian wife also faces the challenges of effectively dealing with an alcoholic husband. Here we will discuss “how does a Christian wife deal with an alcoholic husband”.

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How To Be An AA Sponsor the Ultimate Guide

Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) affects almost fifteen million people over age twelve in the United States. Unfortunately, less than eight percent of those affected receive treatment. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has a long history of helping those who are addicted to alcohol recover and live happy and productive lives. An important part of their treatment program is AA Sponsorship, this is our guide on how to be an AA sponsor.

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How to Know if You Are an Addict

Crossing the line of drug use to abuse may be difficult to discern by someone caught in the middle of such a complex disease as addiction. Typically, a person rationalizes and justifies the physical and behavioral changes associated with addiction. However, recognizing and acknowledging an addiction is the first step toward recovery.

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4 Reasons Acceptance in AA Recovery Helps

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) views acceptance in AA recovery as necessary for addicts to be strong, empowered, and happy. You can find serenity after accepting the people, circumstances, and place you are in life today. This allows you to move forward to a rewarding and sober life.

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Why Addicts Become Addicted to Helping Others

For almost one century, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has used the power of sober addicts’ stories to help others. AA makes it clear that “sobriety depends on connecting with other alcoholics.” While professional counseling has its place in recovery, one addict helping another has proven significant success for those seeking a sober life of happiness and fulfillment. However, this helping relationship can pose a problem for the person with an inclination toward addiction as they can become addicted to helping others. 

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Rule 62 of the AA Rule Book: How It Helps Your Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has helped people recover from alcohol addiction for more than eighty years. They built their success on their 12 Step program that includes one person in recovery helping another on their path to sobriety. Alcoholics Anonymous published its famous Big Book in 1939 to present its program for recovery from alcohol addiction. This book is full of stories about how AA helped the first one hundred addicts recover. It also contains many valuable practical tips to help people today in their struggle with alcohol. One of the most well-known of these is Rule 62. Read more below about how this rule can help you or a loved one on the journey toward sobriety.

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