My Favorite 12-Step Acronyms

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DENIAL = Don’t Even Notice I am Lying

ANGER = Allowing yourself to Not Get Everything in Recovery

BIG BOOK = Believe In God Beats Our Old Knowledge

DETACH = Don’t Even Think About Changing Him/Her

HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired

TIME = Things I Must Earn

LIFE = Living in Fullness Everyday

NUTS = Not Using The Steps

PACE = Positive Attitudes Change Everything

SLIP = Sobriety Loses Its Priority

SOBER = Son Of a Bitch, Everything’s REAL

STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem in Sobriety

TIME = Things I Must Earn

WILLING = When I Live Life, I Need God

Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed, LCPC, CADC, CSAT
PsychotherapistAuthorEducatorExpert Witness

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