HOW: Basic Requirements of Recovery

The Big Book is full of gems for recovery and the appendices is no different. In “Appendix II: Spiritual Experience,” We find that no one need have difficulty with the spirituality of the program. Willingness, honesty and open mindedness are the essentials of recovery. But these are indispensable. Honesty First, we must be honest with… Continue reading HOW: Basic Requirements of Recovery

Denial

Celebrate Recovery’s first lesson is Denial. Have you ever heard someone say: “I’m actually not in denial; I’m just dabbling,” or “I can quit any time I want”? I love these statements. My personal favorite was: “I’m not addicted; I’m a Christian.” While I cannot remember which one I used or if I used a… Continue reading Denial

14 Types of Denial in Addiction, Part 2

This was a post originally written for PorntoPurity.com by me that I wanted to reproduce here (click here for Part 1). 8.  Blaming: This is when you shift blame and responsibility from yourself to another person, and many times this is done unconsciously since in the depth of our being we really don’t want to be held… Continue reading 14 Types of Denial in Addiction, Part 2

14 Types of Denial in Addiction, Part 1

This was a post originally written for PorntoPurity.com by me that I wanted to reproduce here (click here for Part 2). If you are into your recovery process, you feel like you’ve done step #1 of the 12-steps.  ”We admitted we were powerless over our addictions and compulsive behaviors, that our lives had become unmanageable.” We… Continue reading 14 Types of Denial in Addiction, Part 1