SoberRecovery : Alcoholism Drug Addiction Help and Information - View Single Post - Going to NA, but not interested in working the Steps
Old 12-10-2011, 01:26 PM
  # 3 (permalink)  
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Miami, FL
Posts: 1,700
If you have never been to a meeting then it is hard to know what you want from NA and whether you want to do the steps or not. So just relax about it.

I am no longer in NA, but in NA and AA they always said the only step you absolutely-must-no-question-about-it do is the first one--admitting that you have a problem you cannot control. And if you are checking out NA, I suspect you have already done that one.

But they are steps---meaning you don't just sit and do them all. Everything is one-at-a-time. One day at a time. Focus on where you are right now and what you need to do right now. Going to a meeting sounds like what you need to do. You may or may not do the steps in the future--but you are not in the future yet, so why worry about that?

Just do what you are doing today, which is going to that one meeting tonight.
miamifella is offline  
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to miamifella For This Useful Post:
blackjack72 (12-11-2011), RobbyRobot (12-11-2011), Vigo (12-10-2011)