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Bad Guys in AA - Recovered 411

Recovered Podcast

Release Date: 05/21/2013

Surrendering Expectations - Recovered 1211 show art Surrendering Expectations - Recovered 1211

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Expectations guide our progress in recovery, but having unrealistic expectations during the process sets us up for failure. When we set expectations so high, we add unneeded stress and decrease our chance of success.

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What I have learned is that doing the next right thing brings about self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-love. This is a gift beyond measure. But the process of discernment can be tricky.

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Nov 2019 talk at the women to Women conference.

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Big Book Workshop Part 7 - Recovered 1207 show art Big Book Workshop Part 7 - Recovered 1207

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Scott L. from Nashville, TN and Bob D. from Las Vegas, NV doing a Big Book Workshop Weekend in Altamore Springs, FL - January 21st-23rd 2005

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One of the famous sayings used by Twelve Step groups is that you have to give it away in order to keep it. What this is referring to is that service work can help the giver as much as the receiver.

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Scott L. from Nashville, TN and Bob D. from Las Vegas, NV doing a Big Book Workshop Weekend in Altamore Springs, FL - January 21st-23rd 2005

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And when we learn to finally drop those "rocks," we can become who we want to be, and our acts of humility, willingness, and courage will have a healing ripple effect on one another. And that's where the Steps come in: Step 6, Step 7, and Step 10 are designed to help you manage your shortcomings with grace and humility.

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Sobriety Is for Anyone

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Sobriety is Inexhaustible - Recovered 1200 show art Sobriety is Inexhaustible - Recovered 1200

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There is no fear so intense that sobriety cannot bring relief, no relationship so twisted that peace is not imaginable, no noise of life so loud that harmony is not possible.

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Scott L. from Nashville, TN and Bob D. from Las Vegas, NV doing a Big Book Workshop Weekend in Altamore Springs, FL - January 21st-23rd 2005

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Here is Chris Motl - is - ant - ti from the TV program the sopranos at his AA meeting

Chris is a lieutenant in the mob, Chris is Tony Soprano’s right hand man and is still very active in his criminal life


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KezWri7jo8


We all know about the sexual predator in AA.   The guy who might be taking advantage of the most vulnerable.

Joe, your Initial thoughts?, how to spot how to avoid


What about the criminal?  Still stealing and cheating.


What about the thug, the guy who can’t give up violence?


What about lures, white collar criminals, bigots, homophobes, etc?


When you encounter this type, how do you react?  How do you protect yourself?  What advice would you give?


What about the guy who had a criminal past, but wants to give it up?  Do you treat this person different?


What has been your experience with this type?



Hat are red flags for the new guy?

What are common sense recommendations to stay safe?

What can we do to keep group safe?