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Relationships Reconsidered

Learning to practice the principles in all his affairs made all the difference

When I got sober in 1999, I had been married for just 18 months and arrived in the rooms on what you might call a "wife card." I hadn't gone to jail, wasn't homeless, and was still successful in my employment.

Everything from the outside was "looking good!" So, naturally, I figured I was not as bad off as all of you and therefore didn't need to do everything that was suggested.

It made sense to me . . . As a good, stubborn and sick alcoholic in full denial, I refused to work the Steps or keep a sponsor, nevermind "practice these principles" in any of my... Login to read more
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