God Grabbed My Heart
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God Grabbed My Heart

Hoping to feel better and get out of the early sobriety woods, a newcomer makes a surprising Twelfth Step call

One afternoon I returned home to find a half-empty house. With no prior warning, my wife had decided that it was time to leave, taking our teenage daughter with her. A week or so later, after withdrawing half the contents of our checking and savings accounts, she informed me that if I didn’t get into treatment within a month she was never coming back and there were no guarantees she would return even if I did go to treatment.  


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