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When I was coming out of relapse six months ago, I used a practice that had worked for me before: getting a Partner in Recovery. A “P in R” is a peer in the program who is available for a daily check-in. I had learned this technique in Portland, Oregon, but since then had moved to Austin, Texas. At my new home meeting, I raised my hand, explained what a Partner in Recovery is, and asked for volunteers to speak to me after the meeting. Two people offered to be my partners, but I doubted their suitability: One proudly called

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