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Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 01/27/2021

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Dry drunk syndrome is a term coined by the creator of Alcoholics Anonymous to describe someone who has quit drinking but hasn't dealt with the issues that caused them to become addicted in the first place.‌ Dry drunk syndrome can be a sign that you are close to relapsing. Recovery is an ongoing life-long process.  Recovery including a higher power, the steps, and the fellowship can be the cure to your Dry Drunk Syndrome For information on the Book "Powerless Not Helpless"   Tonight, we talk about being a Dry Drunk.

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At End-Stage Alcoholism, drinking is a dependence. Abusers will drink every day, throughout the day, and struggle to function without alcohol. At this phase, interventions are necessary.

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Acceptance is necessary for your healing process. To practice acceptance, you must acknowledge all of the uncomfortable parts of yourself: your emotions, your thoughts, and your past.

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Many recovering addicts will glorify the old substance abuse days, often claiming their life was more fun. But our story is that using wasn’t fun anymore. We needed a new way of living.

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John A. from Dallas, TX speaking on steps 11 to 12 at the Glasshouse Group in Fort Worth, TX - August 1st 2002

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John A. from Dallas, TX speaking on steps 8 to 10  at the Glasshouse Group in Fort Worth, TX - August 1st 2002

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John A. from Dallas, TX speaking on step 1 at the Glasshouse Group in Fort Worth, TX - August 1st 2002

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John A. from Dallas, TX speaking on step 1 at the Glasshouse Group in Fort Worth, TX - August 1st 2002

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It is the empty space within the cup that gives it purpose.

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If a person in recovery is utilizing a 12-Step program, sooner or later, they will be tasked with choosing a sponsor. A sponsor is someone who has worked the steps, has a sponsor, and is in recovery for at least one year. A sponsor can utilize their experience to support and guide a person who is newer to recovery. Many people are not sure, however, what else to look for in a sponsor.

Becoming a sponsor has many benefits. Sponsoring helps not only the individual being sponsored but also the sponsor as well. This is due in part to the fact that sponsors keep themselves and others accountable. Research shows that recovering addicts who have sponsors are significantly less likely to relapse in the year following.

Tonight, we talk about Sponsors and Sponsees.

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