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Facing the Negatives

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Step Four: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Life is much different than I ever imagined it would be. And I’d have to say that, up until recently, that hasn’t been a good thing. As a kid, I was smiley and talkative: I loved people and loved any opportunity to chatter away to anyone and everyone. When I think back, I don’t think many people had much of a problem with me. In fact, if I think hard, I can remember there were several adults who loved my gregariousness. But that never stayed uppermost in my memory

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