Detaching from and Attaching to

May 18, 2020

Sexaholism existed in my family as far back as my great-grandfather. He sexually abused my mother and many of her siblings and cousins. His wife, my great-grandmother, overdosed on pain pills shortly after he was caught molesting a neighbor’s child....

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The Power of Healthy Choices

Apr 20, 2020

Long before joining S-Anon, isolation was a way of life for me. Isolating myself from others perpetuated my magical thinking that maybe things would get better at home. Consequently, I did not face my fears and take responsibility for my...

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Good Enough

Apr 6, 2020

After working the S-Anon program for some time, I realized my fear of abandonment had influenced my attitudes and actions my entire life. My father died when I was very young. This was clearly the root of why I continued...

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True Colors

Mar 8, 2020

I learned in school that leaves are only green because of photosynthesis. Their true colors come forth in the fall when the light is reduced and photosynthesis ceases. This image from nature is helpful in understanding my recovery in S-Anon....

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One Day at a Time

Jan 13, 2020

It seems to me that the 24-hour day is a unit of measure that God created to help us learn to deal with our problems and pleasures. The slogan “One Day at a Time” reminds me of this daily rhythm....

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God Provides for Me – Just in Time

Dec 2, 2019

There is a concept in business called “Just In Time” manufacturing. The idea is to save money and increase efficiency by receiving raw materials “just in time” to be manufactured, rather than expensively storing them at the factory until they...

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