Definition of Delusion:
Having false or unrealistic beliefs or opinions

Synonyms for Delusion:

False impression, mistaken belief, misconception, misunderstanding, error, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and related 12 step programs.
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We hope you find them helpful

Love in fellowship.


binge is a chain reaction that starts with one drink. Delusion leads us to other excesses. Some alcoholics also binge on smoking, food, sex, and power and recognition.

In this frantic seeking, our basic delusion is that substances and things can satisfy what is really a spiritual need. Delusions brought disillusionment, and only the truth set us free from alcohol. –Walk In Dry Places/Mel B. | More…


It is not that anger and desire are inherently evil or that we should feel ashamed when they arise. It is a matter of seeing them as the delusions that they are: distorted conceptions that paint a false picture of reality. They are negative because they lead to unhappiness and confusion. –Kathleen McDonald


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