LIMITATIONS

Definition of Limitation: a limiting rule or circumstance; a restriction
Synonyms of Limitation: restriction, curb, constraint, control, block, deterrent, etc.

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

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You may judge others only according to your knowledge of yourself. –Kahlil Gibran
We know that our behavior patterns may not be the only acceptable ones.

Now that our physical health is limited and our emotional health is stretched almost to the breaking point, we begin to realize that people around us may have serious problems of their own.

By reaching out, unselfishly, we can help. Inadvertently, we will reap the benefits of our own behavior. –One More Day | More…

Boundaries are vital to recovery.
Boundaries emerge from deep within.

They are connected to letting go of guilt and shame, and to changing our beliefs about what we deserve. As our thinking about this becomes dearer, so will our boundaries.

Boundaries are also connected to a Higher Timing than our own. There’s something magical about reaching that point of becoming ready to set a limit. We know we mean what we say; others take us seriously too. –The Language of Letting Go/Melody Beattie | More…

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