Overview of living in clean and sober housing run by the Oxford House organization.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Do you love an alcoholic or drug abuser and know you need help, but you are uncomfortable about going to an Al-anon meeting? You can buy their books here from the privacy of your home.
There are two parts to the Alanon Second Step. First, you seek to find a power that is greater than yourself, a force that is not you! Second, you ask that power to restore the sanity in 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.
The Seventh Step of Alanon suggests that we humbly ask God to remove our defects of character. We cannot change ourselves, but God can and will, if we sincerely ask Him to. Here are the steps we take.
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.