The character defects of addicts are well-known in 12 step circles. But doesn’t every human have at least a few character defects? Dan Van Helden explores here.
Here, we outline specific strategies of how to magnify God in the process of spiritual addiction recovery and treatment. We welcome your questions and comments at the end.
A.A. is not the most transparent of organizations on which to base a film or story. But the new documentary on Bill W. is excellent. Here’s why.
In A.A., they say to wait at least a year before entering into a relationship. But can A.A. relationships help your recovery, too?
ISO alcoholism support group options? We introduce five (5) reputable alternatives to 12 step meetings here. As always, we invite comments and feedback about alcoholism treatment alternatives at the end.
A.A. may not work for everyone. Here we present 5 options to 12 step groups and how to quit drinking alcohol outside of A.A.
What did AA founders believe about alcoholism? The founders of AA believed that addiction is a curable disease. More here.
The Big Book tells us HOW to work the 12 steps to achieve sobriety, but not WHY. Here, Rabbi Shais Taub gives us his opinion on the twelve steps of AA, interpreted to help us understand WHY twelve step programs work (if you work them).
Are addicts and alcoholics ever cured of addiction? And is working the 12 steps of AA something you have to do for the rest of your life? More from Rabbi Taub on why working a 12 step program is important to recovery here.
The twelve steps of AA are easy to understand. Rabbi Taub breaks them down in six words, and answers the question, “What do the twelve steps of AA mean?” here.