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Personality vs. Principle

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Tradition Twelve—Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all these Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities. Tradition Twelve has made a huge difference in my life. I began coming to OA regularly eighteen years ago, but I had some difficulties implementing the program. I could not seem to become abstinent. I did not feel like I really understood the program, and I was shaky about the idea of having a sponsor. In desperation, I asked a fellow member I trusted to complete a Fourth Step with me. We both filled out what inventory questions we could and met

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