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Great Big Hurdle

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I am grateful for my wonderful sponsor—that’s what this is about. But first, I have to point out that we are not all alike, and the longer we are in OA the less alike we become. What is so wonderful about my sponsor is that she is a good listener. It is very hard to be a sponsor who really only listens! She is “a loving witness” (The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, Second Edition, p. 42) like our literature says. I’ve leveled with her about some things that you would really expect to alarm a sponsor. In

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