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12 Steps & Traditions
Many groups have modified these materials for their use and such modifications are not reflected here. We who live, or have lived, with the problem of alcoholism, understand as perhaps few other can. We urge you to try our program. It has helped many of us find solutions that lead to serenity. So much depends on our own attitudes, and as we learn to place our problem in its true perspective, we find it loses its power to dominate our thoughts and our lives. The family situation is bound to improve as we apply the Alanon ideas. Without such spiritual help, living with an alcoholic is too much for most of us.
We believe that the path followed through the steps, traditions and concepts of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous is our path to freedom from active alcoholism and drug addiction. We Do Recover! Countless thousands of people around the world have been restored to joyful living by practicing the principles embodied in Al-Anon's Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. The Steps outline a program of personal recovery from the often devastating effects of another's alcoholism. My 12 step store features books on recovery from active alcoholism and drug addition using the 12 steps of AA. The main text is the Big Book which outlines a path to recovery from alcohol and drugs and our recovery store.
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We admitted we were powerless over alcohol — that our lives had become unmanageable. Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
Al-Anon and Alateen Groups at W ork. Many groups choose to have a member read one or all, of the Twelve. Steps, Twelve Traditions and/or Twelve Concepts.
The study of these Steps is essential to progress in the Al-Anon program. The principles they embody are universal, applicable to everyone, whatever his personal creed. In Al-Anon, we strive for an ever-deeper understanding of these Steps, and pray for the wisdom to apply them to our lives. These guidelines are means of promoting harmony and growth in Al-Anon groups and in the worldwide fellowship of Al-Anon as a whole.
Study of these Steps is essential to progress in the Al-Anon program. The principles they embody are universal, applicable to everyone, whatever his personal creed. In Al-Anon, we strive for an ever-deeper understanding of these Steps, and pray for the wisdom to apply them to our lives.
Al-Anon Family Groups , founded in , is a "worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics , whether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help. Al-Anon defines itself as an independent fellowship with the stated purpose of helping relatives and friends of alcoholics.