These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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We hope you find them helpful.
Love in fellowship.
People-pleasing is manipulative and condescending.
And it cheats us.
When we are busy pleasing others, we are not being true to ourselves (nor those we are pleasing). Rather than manipulating people, let us simply ask for what we need and want.
We are all lovable and deserving, just as we are. We can truly please ourselves and others by simply being ourselves. –A Restful Mind/Mark Allen Zabawa | More…