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Old 04-17-2010, 01:22 AM
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Yet another new beginning.

Once again I am at that point were I need to start with the sober time again. As I mentioned in another thread I seem to go in monthly cycles of not being able to control my drink. I have 3 weeks off and then a week of drinking. I do not drink to get "plastered" I am just in a "zone". I need to work out what my triggers are and learn how to cope better.

A am not keen on certain aspects of AA so does anyone know of any different programmes in th UK which are more secular?
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Old 04-17-2010, 01:25 AM
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I found Rational Recovery to be very helpful. You can probably get the book at the library. I don't care for all the AA bashing in it as it seems a little neurotic to me but the plan is good for me.

Check out the stickies at the top of the forums. Good info there!

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I assume most, if not all, of these operate in the UK too spen.

http://www.soberrecovery.com/forums/...resources.html

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Thanks for the replies. I am not bashing AA, it is just not for me.
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Found a SMART programme near me. Will go on Tuesday and see what it is like.
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Old 04-17-2010, 01:45 AM
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I think you'll like SMART. It seems a sound program to me. Please keep us posted on your recovery!

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