Overview of living in clean and sober housing run by the Oxford House organization.
For many in addiction recovery, saying sorry to our loved ones just won't cut it. They have heard it too many times. A living amends gives us the opportunity to let our actions speak for us.
This topic is intended to be a useful tool in developing a good 6th and 7th Step workshop, group particpation event and not to be in competition of the AA Big Book.
In the Alanon 8th Step, you make a list of people you have harmed, you resent or are angry with, so that later you can make amends to them. It is one of the biggest challenges of the 12 Steps.
Confusing these two has resulted in many walking away from recovery. Sad, but true. Hopefully this presents some clarity and keeps you moving forward in your quest to remain sober.
The Alanon Third Step asks you to trust the God of your Understanding with your alcoholic or addicted family member. You've already tried everything you can think of. Now, you can leave them in God's hands.
This step is the foundation upon which the rest of recovery is built; without this committment, which is really a committment to change one's life, we are doomed to fail.
When we do an Alanon 6th Step, we ask the God of our understanding to remove our defects of character. We know we can't do it ourselves; now we'll give God a chance. How can you work this step?
This is the last in a 12 part series on Alcoholism and the Steps of Alanon. In the 12th Step, you learn to make Alanon a natural part of your life!
What does it take to stay sober? Alcoholics Anonymous believes that one important aspect is learning to be completely honest. Find out how honesty can make a difference, as you strive to maintain a sober lifestyle.