Tradition Three: The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. When I first came into OA, almost thirty years and 200 pounds (91 kg) ago, I heard Tradition Three and had mixed feelings. First of all, I felt so low I wasn’t sure I wanted to be part of a club that would have me as a member. Yet, at the same time, I was thrilled. I did belong somewhere, and no matter what, I couldn’t be kicked out! At that time, I was like a newborn, and it was all about me. Then I

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