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I didn’t focus so much on the word “abstinence” in the March Lifeline Ask-It Basket until I read a Share It in the August issue that expressed a strong preference for the word “abstinence” and explained why. I, a longtime OA member, have always struggled with the word “abstinence.” It took me several years to come to terms with that word. In fact, coming to terms was part of my process of finding serenity around food and eating. So when I read the answer to the Ask-It Basket query, I wished that writer had already heard or read about one speaker’s

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