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In Dr. Bob’s Nightmare (Alcoholics Anonymous, 4th ed., pp. 171– 181), Dr. Bob states four reasons for passing on what he has learned to others who badly want recovery. Among them is a sense of duty: “I am paying my debt to the man who took time to pass it on to me” (p.181). Because I had sponsors who gave their valuable time to me, I believe I have a responsibility to pass along the message of what works for me in recovery to those wanting to stop eating compulsively. A sponsor/sponsee relationship should serve to help both stay abstinent

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