10 Rebuttals to 12-Step Naysayers

Are you thinking about trying a meeting? Here is some excellent advice to help you decide.

Sometimes the things that scare us the most are exactly what we need.

Anne

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So here we are, mid-January.  For those of us who made resolutions, this is right about the time the wheels fall off the wagon.  If your resolution was to stop drinking,  and you have made it this far, you are surely having some of the following thoughts:

“Well, I made it two weeks, so I’m sure it will be okay to just have one now and again.”

“I made it two weeks, so clearly I am not an alcoholic.”

“I made it two weeks, and there is no way in hell I’m doing this for the rest of my life!”

If you are going it alone, the journey can be quite a bit tougher than for those who choose a fellowship of some sort.  If you have read my blog for any period of time, you know that I am a regular participant in a 12-step program, and that is…

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5 thoughts on “10 Rebuttals to 12-Step Naysayers

  1. Dear Anne,
    Yes.
    I go to 12 step meetings as well as blog, as well as WFS.
    I keep an open mind, because I never know where the help will show up!
    Peace and Hugs!

  2. Thanks for posting that Anne. It was very helpful. I’ve been thinking of going to a meeting but haven’t had the courage to go yet. Maybe this will help xx

    1. Taking the plunge and going is part of the power of meetings, I think. Overcoming that fear is HUGE. Do it. You won’t regret it.

      For me, it finally felt like I was taking action.

    1. SO many doubts and worries. So much fear. Overcoming that fear to just walk into a meeting is BIG. It brought me a real sense of personal accountability that I think I needed.

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