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Anger - Recovered 1022

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Release Date: 08/21/2019

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Addiction recovery almost always involves dealing with anger. Anger may be directed at oneself, at specific people, or society as a whole. Without learning to process anger in a constructive manner, a person with an addiction cannot move forward in recovery.

Abstinence is prescribed for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. So, should alcoholics give up having ambition and setting goals? No. Ambition is not bad. We need to have a healthy relationship with ambition just as we need healthy relationships with all our desires.

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Perhaps the biggest reason that anger must be dealt with during addiction recovery is that anger is strongly tied to relapse. Whether you hold anger inside or lash out at others, if it is not dealt with properly, numerous roadblocks can stand in the way of moving forward with your recovery. Unprocessed anger can result in further legal problems, more serious physical health problems, and general de-celeration of the process of working a recovery program.

What comes first to mind?

Why is anger bad for your recovery?

When is anger good?
When do you know when anger is good?

When you were new, what were you most angry about?
How did anger play a role in your addiction?

Today, what makes you angry?
How does the program help with your anger?

What is usually the underlying emotion when you are angry?

How do you deal with “good” anger?

What triggers anger in you?

How do the following most trigger your anger?
Perfectionism
Feeling unloved
Feeling being taken advantage of
Feeling misunderstood
Helpless feelings
Criticism
Exhaustion
Feelings of being treated unfairly
What recovery tools help?

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We asked our listeners about this topic.

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We asked our listeners,
"What triggers anger for you?”

Did you take the survey?

https://www.surveymonkey.com/analyze/CFE16Kzoi9CEuXkFJb3dpRZV7DQ3wfmVA5G4s_2Fwme4CZsS8wCE6hHB_2Fjp39YAnuI

What would be your answer?
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Thoughts?

Have you ever been angry with:
The program
God
Family
The steps
The slogans
You sponsor
Your sponsee
Your home group

Do you use any of the following tools:
Learned relaxation
Humor
Distraction
Exercise
Connecting with nature
Positive self-talk
Writing in a journal
Asking for help


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If you have experience with
Anger

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First up, we have

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Mike from FLA

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What would you say to the new guy about Anger?

So Remember; abandon yourself to God and admit your faults. Clear away the wreckage of your past and give freely. God bless and see you next time.