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“Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being, the exact nature of our wrongs.”

The 5th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous


This is where the rubber meets the road in AA!  This writer has seen quite a few alcoholics give up the program because of this step.  Who in their right mind wants to sit down with another human being and list, in detail, all of the wrongs that they have done?

Let’s face it, during our drinking career, our morals were pretty lax.  Our behavior was quite often out of control and we did some pretty horrendous stuff.  Now we are being asked to admit to all of it?

This is a huge step towards humility and recovery, and once this step has been taken, a huge sense of relief will be felt, as though a thousand pound boulder has been removed from your shoulders.

There is freedom and there is a solution!

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