I never destroy my Fourth Step work, so I can quickly make an Eighth Step amends list using the folks I mentioned in Step Four. But my Eighth Step list often includes more names than I’d written before. There are always more people I have harmed, even people toward whom I hold no negative feelings whatsoever, not even resentment. I have been snappy with folks just because they were in the vicinity while I was focused elsewhere (“sideways anger,” we might call it). I have also added amends to folks who were interacting with me when I was out of

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