Definition of Obsession:
An idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind.

Synonyms of Obsession:
Passion, mania, compulsion, preoccupation, infatuation, addiction, fetish, phobia, neurosis, 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.

in fellowship.


The idea that somehow, some day, he will control and enjoy his drinking is the great obsession of every abnormal drinker. The persistence of this illusion is astonishing. Many pursue it into the gates of insanity or death.  –As Bill Sees It | More… (p.194)


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