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Twelve Steps

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Working Step 10: Inner Peace and a Level of Acceptance

I’ve been told Step 10 is one of the “maintenance steps” in the program. ...

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Step 10 Overview

Step 10: Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted ...

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Making Amends

Step Nine brought me a lot of fear and anxiety. During our active addiction, ...

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Reaching a Point of Spirituality to Accept Things

Although I live in Florida, I went to treatment and lived in a halfway house ...

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Step 9 Overview: Making a Direct Amends

Step 9: Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do ...

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Step 8: The List is Just a Start

Step 8 gives us the opportunity to make a plan that will help us ...

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Step 8: Making a List, Checking it Twice

Some people use the list they generated from Step 4 to get a ballpark ...

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Step 8: Overview

Step 8 requires more action. From completing a thorough 4th step, we find our ...

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Step 7: The Hope to Push Onward

As I mentioned in previous blogs, the steps are in a certain order for ...

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Step 7: For Some, It’s Easier Said Than Done

My sponsor was with me on the back porch of the halfway house I ...