Q. As a recovering anorexic/bulimic, I’ve been encouraged over the past thirty years by the addition of more inclusive wording in our literature, such as the phrase “compulsive food behaviors.” Has any thought been given to gender-neutral modifications to the Twelve Steps? When I read them, I say: “care of God/Higher Power as we understand that Higher Power” and “Humbly ask God/Higher Power to remove our shortcomings” and “as we understand that HP . . . asking only for knowledge of God’s will.” In my own group, I’ve asked that gentle consideration be given when I read the Steps aloud because I

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