Home Recovery Applying Traditions, Accepting Others

Applying Traditions, Accepting Others

1 min read
1
My oldest daughter in her early teens caused me a great many problems—this was in the mid-1990s. Coincidentally at that time, Lifeline featured a series of articles on various Traditions. During one of my weekly phone calls with my sponsor, I mentioned those Lifeline articles. She suggested I go through the Traditions and see how many of them applied to my daughter. I went back and reread Lifeline, then read the Traditions that helped shed some light on my relationship with my daughter. It took time to heal what was going on, but through the years, our relationship has changed

To continue reading this story, subscribe or log in below. For US$23, subscribers get one year of access to new Lifeline stories published ten times per year, plus our complete archive of hundreds of stories published since January 2016.

Existing Users Log In
   
New User Registration
*Required field
  • Insulin-Free

    It’s a red-letter day, a miracle. I’m fearful (in case this is only temporary) but elated.…
  • Most of All, Hope

    I grew up as an only child with alcoholic overeaters for parents. For the first seventeen …
  • No Wrong Door

    “In keeping with Tradition Ten, Overeaters Anonymous has no opinion on bariatric (weight-l…
Load More Related Articles
  • Peaceful and Active

    I am 91 years old and enjoying a fairly active, peaceful life because of OA. I joined OA a…
  • Light and Color

    I came to OA at age 25 with only 10 to 15 pounds (5 to 7 kg) to lose. That was twenty-six …
  • Unity’s Answer

    Tradition One: Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon OA uni…
Load More By admin
  • Peaceful and Active

    I am 91 years old and enjoying a fairly active, peaceful life because of OA. I joined OA a…
  • Gifts “As Is”

    Before I fully surrendered, my life was an ever-increasing battle with food, weight, mysel…
  • Speaking My Feelings

    When I came into OA, I thought my life would be perfect if I could just lose some weight a…
Load More In Recovery
Comments are closed.

Check Also

Peaceful and Active

I am 91 years old and enjoying a fairly active, peaceful life because of OA. I joined OA a…