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Old 11-09-2013, 04:00 AM
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Has anyone else used the Women for Sobriety program?

It helped me immensely and I think finally helped me get serious about my addictions and finding out how to love myself. I really wish there were more meetings and a program for men.


WFS “New Life” Acceptance Program

I have a life-threatening problem that once had me.
I now take charge of my life and my disease. I accept the responsibility.
Negative thoughts destroy only myself.
My first conscious sober act must be to remove negativity from my life.
Happiness is a habit I will develop.
Happiness is created, not waited for.
Problems bother me only to the degree I permit them to.
I now better understand my problems and do not permit problems to overwhelm me.
I am what I think.
I am a capable, competent, caring, compassionate woman.
Life can be ordinary or it can be great.
Greatness is mine by a conscious effort.
Love can change the course of my world.
Caring becomes all important.
The fundamental object of life is emotional and spiritual growth.
Daily I put my life into a proper order, knowing which are the priorities.
The past is gone forever.
No longer will I be victimized by the past. I am a new person.
All love given returns.
I will learn to know that others love me.
Enthusiasm is my daily exercise.
I treasure all moments of my new life.
I am a competent woman and have much to give life.
This is what I am and I shall know it always.
I am responsible for myself and for my actions.
I am in charge of my mind, my thoughts, and my life.

To make the Program effective for you, arise each morning fifteen minutes earlier than usual and go over the Thirteen Affirmations. Then begin to think about each one by itself. Take one Statement and use it consciously all day. At the end of the day review the use of it and what effects it had that day for you and your actions.

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Old 11-09-2013, 06:19 AM
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Hi readerbaby;
I haven't used WFS but I am very glad it works for you.
The principles you have listed here seem really helpful and empowering.

I think learning to love ourselves (women and men) may be the biggest obstacle to our healing addictions. Thanks for posting this!
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Old 11-16-2013, 05:22 PM
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thanks for that, I have never heard of them, the founder is an interesting woman.
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Thanks for this, ReaderBaby. These are powerful ideas and I wonder if this is how people live their lives who have never had addictions. I would think so. And when I talk about acceptance in my posts, this is what I try to say. This is so much better.
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It is a great program and I still use some of it. Unfortunately I had to stop attending because of my schedule
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Old 11-17-2013, 06:08 PM
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I was able to go to a WFS meeting for a while. I liked it in many ways.
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