Definition of Setback:
A reversal or check in progress.

Synonyms of Setback:
Problem, difficulty, complication, impediment, hold-up, 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.

When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters–one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. The Einstein family had a crisis of sorts when their little boy, Albert, did not talk until he was four years old.

But what looked like a problem at first did not end up that way in the long run. We can expect downhill slides once in a while, and we may even start to feel full of self-pity.

With faith that these setbacks are meant to help us grow stronger, we won’t waste them and end up having to face them again and again until we do recognize their true purpose. –Today’s Gift | More…

Sometimes, after we begin recovery, things in our life seem to get worse for a time. Our finances, our relationships, or our health may seem to deteriorate. This is temporary; this is a normal part of recovery and healing. Keep working at recovery, and the trend will reverse. –The Language of Letting Go | More…

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