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One of my favorite OA literature quotes is from the chapter on Step Three in The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition: “Once we compulsive overeaters truly take the third step, we cannot fail to recover” (p. 23). I find it a promise on par with any other; however, I understand that promise in the context of my experience as a recovered compulsive eater and what it means to truly take the Third Step. Before taking the Third Step, I have to know deep in my core that I am powerless over compulsive eating and my

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