Step 1: We admitted we were powerless over our addictions and compulsive behaviors, that our lives had become unmanageable.
Step One of any Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)-inspired addiction recovery program is all about denial; that is, stepping out of denial.
When it dawns on us that we have a real problem, a big problem, a really big problem, beyond our own ability to solve, we’re poised for Step One.
Actually, this is the starting point for any healing plan of action, from any obsessive, addictive, compulsive, or self-destructive habit.
It is the hardest yet the easiest step. Continue reading “Daily Prompt: Deny – The First of the Twelve Steps”