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Old 05-12-2019, 03:20 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by GoNwithTheFLOW View Post
The 12 steps are a bit overwhelming. I guess all I can really do is start with step one and feel comfortable in that. Thanks for the push and the support.
extrememely overwhelming for me,too. old fart at the meetings asked me how old are ya and how long did ya drink for?"
"im 37 and drank for 23 years."
"ok. welp, if ya drink for a week you could get it kicked pout quick.however ya drank for 23 years and have 37 years of life so ya have a lot to sort through and learn from. the steps are in order for a reason. keep it simple."

on other words, very good idea to start at step one until you get a full understanding of it and how it applies to you and your life.
i had that down a little walkin into my first meeting:
i was walkin into an AA meeting- not too many people walk into AA having power over alcohol and a managable life.

GoNwithTheFLOW-good user name.
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