Monthly Archives: May 2011

Working step one


A little reminder to myself about working (using) step one is the three c’s I didn’t cause it, I can’t control it, and I can’t cure it. The three c’s can be used in so many different situations. The tools … Continue reading

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Powerless?


“We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable.” Powerless. That is almost a curse word now a days! Powerless. That we would never become and if we had somehow ended up to be such … Continue reading

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Humor! (Och sanning) (via Drogpolitiken i Sverige och världen)


With humor maybe we can dare to look at a painful situation. If we stand on two separate sides of the issue humor can be our meeting point! We don’t always laugh because we think something is funny, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not…


“Yes” they said, ” You can still find happiness.”  How many of us believe that?  I guess the next question is how many of us see that?  All the broken people, marriages, families, children out there maybe have not heard … Continue reading

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Step one


The first step in the AL-ANON program is this: We admit we were powerless over alcohol — that our lives had become unmanageable. Personally I appreciate that we start this sentence with we.  It really shows that we are not … Continue reading

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so many = so few


If you have not been to an AA meeting i recommend going.  It is amazing and educational.  Just the people we tend to think of as scum of the earth or super-weaklings just may turn into super-hero before your eyes! … Continue reading

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I did not believe you


I did not believe you.

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I did not believe you


It is not easy to say sorry.  I personally have a really hard time and i haven’t figured out why but i am working on it. I was talking to my girlfriend who is a recovered addict and we were having … Continue reading

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Why don’t you change ? (via The Living Room)


What more can I say? I wish someone would have sat me down a few years ago and asked me this question. Jiddu Krishnamurti. At the end of his life he said he was probably not a good teacher, because … Continue reading

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I am co-dependent


My parents were able to see the many warning signs in my relationship.  In order to help me see the warning signs they bought and sent 3 books to me.  Each book was somehow connected to co-dependency either through a … Continue reading

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