Embracing the Ninth Tradition

Embracing the Ninth Tradition

As we move through our series on the Twelve Traditions, it becomes more difficult to apply them to our own lives. Some of the later traditions don’t apply to our personal lives as well as others. This stands to reason, as the Twelve Traditions primarily dictate how...
12 Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous: Explained

12 Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous: Explained

Even those who aren’t intimately familiar with 12 step recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) probably know something about the 12 Steps. These simple suggestions were designed as a way of helping us cope with life in...
Embracing the Seventh Tradition

Embracing the Seventh Tradition

“Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.”   Tradition Seven might seem a bit strange at first. In the addiction recovery space, we talk a lot about the importance of asking for help, however, the Seventh Tradition is...
Embracing the Sixth Tradition

Embracing the Sixth Tradition

It’s June, and we’ve already covered Step Six this month, which means we can move forward to the sixth installment of our monthly series on the Twelve Traditions. Like the five we have covered thus far, the Sixth Tradition pertains less to our individual recovery than...

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