12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action (Google eBook)

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Hazelden Publishing, Aug 21, 2013 - Self-Help - 136 pages
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With 12 Stupid Things that Mess Up Recovery, Dr. Allen Berger provides the means for targeting behaviors and attitudes that sabotage sobriety. It sounds so simple: Just stop drinking (or drugging, or binging, or gambling), and everything will be fine. The truth is, getting in touch with the destructive beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that sabotage recovery requires focus and willingness. In 12 Stupid Things that Mess Up Recovery, Dr. Berger will help you examine four culprits that underlie relapse: the nature of addiction, ignorance about one's vulnerabilities, unreasonable expectations, and self-hate. Any or all of these factors can sabotage recovery, but through basic self-awareness you can move forward in building a life of contentment and fulfillment.

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this book is very in depth with the struggles I'm facing trying to stay sober. it helps to identify and break down why I'm struggling with being clean and just how to get past my fears and learn how to live sober\ly

its worth it

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I found & bought this for my SO after his 2 relapse. He really enjoys the book and will continually go back to it and reread it. he has memorized some of it. he has told me that it is a very good ... Read full review


Believins Addiction to One Substance
Pursuing Recovery with Less Energy
Feeling Special and Unique
Confusing SelfConcern with Selfishness
Not Getting Help for Relationship Troubles
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