These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
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Love in fellowship.
A reservation is something we set aside for future use. In our case, a reservation is the expectation that, if such-and-such happens, we will surely relapse.
We can prepare ourselves for success instead of relapse by examining our expectations and altering them where we can.
I need to check for any reservations that may endanger my recovery and share them with another member. –Just For Today | More…
We can prepare ourselves for success insteadof relapse by examining our expectations and altering them where we can. Most of us carry within us a catalog of anticipated misery closely relatedto our fears. We can learn how to survive pain by watching other memberslive through similar pain. We can apply their lessons to our ownexpectations. Instead of telling ourselves we will have to get high if this happens, we can quietly reassure ourselves that we, too, can stayclean through whatever life brings us today. –Just For Today | More…