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Creating a Grudge List in Recovery

Creating a Grudge List in Recovery Those who attend a 12 Step based alcohol rehab center will learn how to take an inventory. While this includes many different things, one of the parts that is hardest for some recovering addicts, is the grudge list. This is your list of resentments. It can be helpful to know the different parts of this list, to make it a bit easier to write. Target of Your Resentment One of the first parts of…...
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Why Are Most Alcoholics So Angry?

Why Are Most Alcoholics So Angry? Anger is one of the most common symptoms related to alcoholism. Why are most alcoholics so angry? Well, there are many reasons why. However, before diving deeper into understanding these reasonings, there are a few things you should know. First, alcoholics have no control over their alcohol use. They can’t drink a few drinks and just quit. An addiction is a disease and alcoholics can’t drink for fun, without going overboard.   Now that…...
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What Happens When Taking a Personal Inventory in Recovery?

What Happens When Taking a Personal Inventory in Recovery? In Chapter 5 of the Big Book, you will learn what happens when taking your personal inventory. If you can succeed with Step 4 of the 12 Steps, which is “Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves”, you can make great strides in your recovery. This is one of the Steps that so many recovering alcoholics get hung up on. It is tough and it means reaching outside of…...
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Looking to Your Higher Power: What Can It Do for You?

When you are suffering from an alcohol addiction, your life is most likely in a tangled mess. You may be finding that thing you try to be successful at, you just aren’t anymore. Sometimes you may not even care to be successful at anything. Your life may full revolve around drinking. If this is the case, it is time to admit to having an addiction. It is time to admit that addiction rehab may be the right choice for you…...
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Learn More About Step 3 of Alcoholics Anonymous Today

When you are recovering from an alcohol addiction, it is important to know that you could benefit from the 12 Steps. Millions of people, from all over the world, have taken part in Alcoholics Anonymous and used the 12 Steps to start, build, and further their recovery. You can do this as well. While every step is important and has its own set of benefits, it is important to learn more about Step 3 as it is used in Alcoholics…...
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Drinkers: What Types Are There?

There are different types of drinkers from moderate drinkers to real alcoholics. When it comes to alcohol consumption, there are certainly times and places for drinking. However, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 15.1 million American adults have an alcohol use disorder. This is an alarming statistic, but it is true, nonetheless. In addition, 8.1 million of those people have alcoholism. However, not everyone is an alcoholic. Most people with an alcohol use disorder need to…...
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