Monthly Archives: November 2023
Inner Child Work
The nature of inner child work will vary widely between different people but can start early in recovery or much later on in life.
People’s discovery of their inner world, and what it means to them has very distinct time levels, depending upon their approach to recovery.
Many people in recovery struggle with the idea of God at all, and find it even more difficult to approach or deal with the issue of what is God’s will for them as a person.
AA’s 12 steps have at their heart an understanding that a life based on self-will run riot leads to a pretty disastrous conclusion and that seeking and doing God’s will is a much healthier and more life-saving approach about how to live your life.
The term adult child refers to an adult of any age who grew up in a home where alcoholism had been present, meaning that the child would have been seriously affected in several different ways.
One of the benefits of going to meetings while getting sober is that people hear stories that help them understand their own alcoholism, even if they don’t fully understand it at the time.
One of the most helpful times in people’s stories is the moment when they start talking about how alcohol stopped working for them.