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Out of Compliance

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I’m not happy to say I’m working on surrender. The way I grew up, it was about doing better every time. Quitting was never an option. Then I came to OA and heard about this surrender thing. But I’m hardwired to do my best, so I followed program suggestions like a to-do list. I went to meetings, made a few calls, found a sponsor, picked up some literature, and did a little writing. This carried me for a while, but then I slipped. So I doubled down and worked harder. I thought I was doing it right, but then I

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