ATTRACTION

Definition of Attraction:
the action or power of evoking interest in or liking for someone or something.
Synonyms of Attraction:
appeal, seductiveness, allure, magnetism, charisma, charm, beauty, magic, spell, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click the external link for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful.
Love in fellowship.

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While I was drinking I reacted with anger, self-pity and defiance against anyone who wanted to change me. All I wanted then was to be accepted by another human simply as I was and, curiously, that is what I found in A.A. We believe that A.A. is the most successful and happiest way to sobriety.–Daily Reflections | More…

We discovered long ago that we have no power to change or manipulate others. We might need to review our personal inventory if we’re too concerned about the behavior of others. Ours is a program of attraction, not coercion, and we “change” people only by demonstrating how well it works for us. –Walk In Dry Places/Mel B. | More…

We found that we had to rely upon the principle of attraction rather than promotion. While I was drinking all I wanted was to be accepted by another human simply as I was and curiously, that is what I found in A.A.

I became the custodian of this concept of attraction, which is the principle of our Fellowship’s public relations. It is by attraction that I can best reach the alcoholic who still suffers. I thank God for having given me the attraction of a well-planned and established program of Steps and Traditions.  –Daily Reflections | More…

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