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By Judith A. Wilson C.A.P.

ISBN-10: 0585195870

ISBN-13: 9780585195872

ISBN-10: 1568381166

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Early restoration is a tense time. it might probably even be complicated end result of the unexpected phrases and words which are ordinary in restoration teams. geared up alphabetically, the addictionary is a complete source that defines countless numbers of restoration phrases. The authors offer transparent, in-depth definitions that demystify the language of restoration, deal with a number of restoration concerns, and concentrate on addictions to medicinal drugs, alcohol, playing, nutrition, intercourse, and codependency. designated positive aspects comprise definitions grouped by way of issues and a listing of restoration teams and agencies.

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It may be very hard to accept. You may try to deny reality, blame others, rationalize, talk yourself into self-pity, or employ any number of defenses to avoid or postpone acceptance. Resistance to Acceptance Why is accepting an addiction so difficult? There are some fears and resistance that may inhibit admitting that you are an addict, such as: · I don't want to be different from a normal person. · It means I'll never be able to drink/eat/use/do the things I like. Page 19 · I hate having to talk to others about my problems.

See the module on Incest for more information. Page 17 Rape Rape can result in both psychological damage and devastating physical injury. Our society is beginning to understand that rape is an act of violence more than an act of sex. If rape involves physical force or obvious violence, it is more likely to result in criminal prosecution of the rapist. But even the threat of violence can be extremely traumatic, and besides the need for justice, the victim(s) probably will need assistance with the healing process, such as a counselor and a support group.

With time, you will have less difficulty trusting people, the program, and things outside yourself to help you get started on the Steps. Steps With a clear understanding of your need for recovery, you can turn to the Steps for help. The first three, for example, can be applied directly to acceptance. Defiance becomes need (Step One) The First Step suggests admitting that your life has become unmanageable because you are Page 20 powerless over your addiction. Without Step One, you might never see the need to accept your addiction.

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