Let’s start by addressing what the Twelve Steps are.
The Twelve Steps are a life guideline, designed to help those recovering from an addiction, trauma or something else that has overwhelmed them and taken control of their lives. They were originally created by Alcoholics Anonymous in an effort to provide some sort of structure to the recovery process, encouraging members to share their progress, discuss their efforts through the different stages and generally to stick it out.
They are as follows:
1: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.
2: Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
3: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
4: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
5: Admitted to God, to…
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