When people talk about an inner voice in the context of spirituality, they are normally referring to an inner intuitive sense of direction in their life. This sense of there being an inner world, and […]
Quite often in an AA meeting or similar, you will hear someone announce themselves as my name is so-and-so and I’m grateful alcoholic/ addict, or I’m a grateful recovering alcoholic/addict. Equally, you are quite likely […]
Everyone’s journey from active alcoholism into sobriety is both unique and complex. One thing that is fairly common however, is that when people do sober up, they have to start living with themselves without alcohol.
Anyone familiar with this phrase will recognise it from the early part of chapter five of the book Alcoholics Anonymous, which sets out the 12 step program which is at the cornerstone of AA’s recovery […]
There are in fact two questions really, what is manipulative behaviour and why is it so damaging. Manipulation is often thought of as being something that most people do in varying degrees in order to […]
Alcoholics Anonymous has a very clear sense that it’s purpose is to help people who have a drink problem. However, the experience of this happening very quickly showed family members that they also had been […]