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How can I feel hopeful about recovery when folks at the meetings I attend have been going to meetings for seven, ten, even twelve years, but still haven’t got thirty days of food sobriety—abstinence—under their belts? I need to see abstinence at work. Actually your question feels less like an inquiry, more like an expression of your desire for support. Right now, in my home meetings, the majority of attending members are abstinent and available to sponsor. But that was not always the case. We have focused our meetings on timed shares about how we are using the Twelve Steps

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