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Awakening Began

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Step Four: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Working the Twelve Steps of the OA program is what helped me most in recovery. For me, great help came from working the Fourth Step because it helped me get in touch with some very traumatic things that happened in my past. At first, the memories of these things were very painful. I had to work through them in therapy, and I had to remain abstinent to do so. My therapist told me if I started to eat to anesthetize myself, the therapy would not work. With help from

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