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I was enjoying a new relationship with a sponsor, and everything seemed to be going very well. I was preparing to do Step Five when it occurred to me that I might feel more comfortable doing this Step with a different person, someone other than my sponsor. I mentioned this to my sponsor in an email, but something I said (I may never know exactly what) or the way I said it must have been very hurtful, although this was not my intention in the least. The response that I got was to be fired as a sponsee. I was devastated. Fortunately, I didn’t keep my

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