[Pdf/E–pub] (The Big Book and a Study Guide of the 12 Steps of AA)
Metimes Overall AA groups and its branches is still the most ffective way to treat addiction and other psychological problems for me I perceive it as a sort of religion itself it way to treat addiction and other psychological problems for me I perceive it as a sort of religion itself it have the vangelization principle in it In our country Czech Republic is mostly held the similar view of alcoholism you can never drink again you have to
LET GO ALL ADDICTIONS ETC BUTgo all addictions tc but spiritual concept which leads to real change is or less missing in the institunalionazed treatment here and therefore is not much ffective statistically I think there can be the rare case of alcoholic which can drink again normally but if he reach this state he would probably dont want to drink anyway thanks to his change and we would probably dont call him alcoholic but its really rare thanks to neurological reasons for xample its ussualy some sort of lie or lesser idol like using less harming drugs and other addictions or its just waiting volcano that will rupt someday I am giving 55 stars for 12 steps but 3 stars for the book in current outdated state so overall its 45 for me This audiversion have somewhat amateurish soundreading but sufficient for me This book saved my life Love the language it s written EMEISTER THE SEVEN MONTH SLIP MY WIFE AND I A WARD OF THE PROBATE COURT RIDING THE RODS THE SALESMAN FIRED AGAIN THE FEARFUL ONE TRUTH FREED ME SMILE WITH ME AT ME A CLOSE SHAVE EDUCATED AGNOSTIC ANOTHER PRODIGAL STORY THE CAR SMASHER HINDSIGHT ON HIS WAY AN ALCOHOLICS WIFE AN ARTISTS CONCEPT THE ROLLING STO. ,
A message of hope for those who suffer One of the most most important books ver written The words were written 70 years ago and never true today A message of hope for all who want a path to a better life In the year 2018 for me this book s principals are outdated as are all other 12 step peer led support groups To the point should you be a person who needs strict faith in something while denying your codependency then you ll love denying your codependency then you ll love book and fellowship while Trashing My Review I my review I 12 step groups twice and found the disease model the codependency the dependence of a higher power for addiction to be not for me I do however njoy Smart Recovery DBSA MHA and NAMI support groups when the need to attend a group arrises for me 12 Steps are universal book outdated The Big Book and a Study Guide of 12 Steps of AA Classic book for addiction specially in Anglo Saxon west societies I already new the main thoughts in this book and the 12 steps but didnt read it from cover to cover I was somehow surprised how much Christianity God's Pocket especially the Protestant branch is there The book is a child of the writers place and time of course so I understand that but I think it can be a problem in. This is the Original Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous 1st Edition The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism This book describes how the founders Bill Smith and Dr Bob recovered from alcoholism through Spiritual Principles This Edition is Euipped with a Twelve Step Guide. Other cultures as Gabor Mate says forxample I think the 12 steps are universal but they are best set to Christian west thinking and you dont have to be 12 steps are universal but they are best set to Christian west thinking and you dont have to be religious to have your thinking formed by this tradition
SO I DONT THINK IT ACTUALLY MATTER MUCH IFI dont think it actually matter much if are oficially atheist or not if you come from western civilization Some other aproaches from other cultures works on same principle of spiritual and ЯED emotionalmeaning transformation but can use other non verbal ways in opposite to Christian prayer and acts meditationmindfulness or psychedelics under supervision like Ayahuasca forxample I am also wondering if there can be some mathematicalstatistical xplanation why surendering our will to some power above us works I think we can find paterns showing that surrendering our go and old programs and going with the flow and synchronization with others creates these The Lost Art of Reading Natures Signs effects and we therefore dont need that religious narative I am actually religious but I like to think from various angles You can be honest to yourself and don t run from yourself and your past without religion also as forxample Ricky Gervais shows and that does a lot too We are all assholes much or less so. Prayer Section to help other addictions as
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