Can You Trust Your Own Judgment In Addiction Recovery?
Addiction recovery requires accomplishing a number of tasks, including: build and maintain motivation connect with others identify and develop alternative coping methods reduce resentment about changing identify, understand and cope with craving build a new, balanced life lead a life that is purposeful, meaningful and reasonably happy stay alert for problems and follow through all the way To accomplish these tasks, you will need to make MANY decisions along the way. However, your judgment about your addictive behavior(s) has not been good. How could you trust yourself to make decisions about recovery? You could put yourself in the hands of others (AA, a therapist, your higher power, etc.). However, many are not willing to do this, yet still want recovery.