Coffee with The Couple Cure

Coffee with The Couple Cure

Step 12: Sharing this Message (Ministering after Lies, Betrayal Trauma, or Abuse) 3.12S

July 14, 2021

Many recovering addicts create more pain by using this Step to abandon their wives. This episode covers what addicts can do instead, especially if he's betrayed her, lied to her, or used abusive tactics with her.

Episode Summary:
-Step 12 of the 12-Steps
-Are we really powerless to change others' behavior? (One of the most difficult things for addicts to accept.)
-How addicts can change their thinking (when tempted) and how to NOT cause more pain with this step.
-What Jay's mask wearing looked like, when there wasn't a big spiritual awakening

0:00 Intro to Step 12 (It's not about advertising, it's living it out)
1:44 How To fulfill this step / Addicts' acceptance
3:13 Are we really powerless to changes others' behavior? / When it doesn't work