Monthly Archives: May 2015

  • Having a Sponsor- the “Middle Years”

    Posted on May 26, 2015 by Kyczy in 12 Steps, service, sponsor.

    As I grew in my recovery my needs for sponsorship changed.  I had moved from the day-to-day advise about how to “get up, suit up and show up” guidance I had needed in the early days and years. My A.A. sponsor(s) had taken me through the steps and we had read all the main A.A. […]

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  • Having a Sponsor – Early Recovery

    Posted on May 13, 2015 by Kyczy in 12 Steps, Recovery, sponsor.

    What Is Sponsorship?  Why do Twelve Step programs suggest having a sponsor and what is our relationship with a sponsor (mentor, teacher, guide, or all?) Sponsorship as defined by the 12 Step programs is a formalized relationship between two people in recovery, one who guides the other as s/he goes through the twelve steps, reads […]

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