12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse Through Self-Awareness and Right Action

12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse Through Self-Awareness and Right Action

by Allen Berger, Jennifer Storm
     
 

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To grow in recovery, we must grow up emotionally. This means getting honest with ourselves and facing up to the self-defeating thoughts and actions that put our sobriety at risk. Although there are as many ways to mess up recovery as there are alcoholics and addicts, some general themes exist, which include

confusing self-concern with selfishnessnot making

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To grow in recovery, we must grow up emotionally. This means getting honest with ourselves and facing up to the self-defeating thoughts and actions that put our sobriety at risk. Although there are as many ways to mess up recovery as there are alcoholics and addicts, some general themes exist, which include

confusing self-concern with selfishnessnot making amendsusing the program to try to become perfect not getting help for relationship troubles believing that life should be easy
In simple, down-to-earth language, Allen Berger explores the twelve most commonly confronted beliefs and attitudes that can sabotage recovery. He then provides tools for working through these problems in daily life. This useful guide offers fresh perspectives on how the process of change begins with basic self-awareness and a commitment to working a daily program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592854868
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
03/15/2008
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
92,222
Product dimensions:
5.21(w) x 7.36(h) x 0.39(d)

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