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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... wants?   BB How It Works, p.61  
Is it not evident to all the rest of the players that these are the things he wants?


2.
View STEP SIX essay   ... wants, for example, to eat, to reproduce, ...   12&12 Step Six, p.64  
Every normal person wants, for example, to eat, to reproduce, to be somebody in the society of his fellows.


3.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... wants the house put in her name ...   BB How It Works, p.65  
My wife -- misunderstands and nags; likes Brown; wants the house put in her name -- pride; personal sex relations; security (fear).


4.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to.   BB To Wives, p.109  
Two: Your husband is showing lack of control, for he is unable to stay on the water wagon even when he wants to.


5.
View STEP SIX essay   ... wants to be agonized by the chronic ...   12&12 Step Six, p.66  
No one wants to be agonized by the chronic pain of envy or to be paralyzed by sloth.


6.
View STEP SIX essay   ... wants to be angry enough to murder, ...   12&12 Step Six, p.66  
No one wants to be angry enough to murder, lustful enough to rape, gluttonous enough to ruin his health.


7.
View STEP TWELVE essay   ... wants to be his country's number one ...   12&12 Step Twelve, p.122  
He wants to be his country's number one man.


8.
View STEP SIX essay   ... wants to be so proud that he ...   12&12 Step Six, p.66  
No one wants to be so proud that he is scorned as a braggart, nor so greedy that he is labeled a thief.


9.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to call it off, for he ...   BB Working With Others, p.94  
You should not be offended if he wants to call it off, for he has helped you more than you have helped him.


10.
View STEP ONE essay   ... wants to confess his faults to another ...   12&12 Step One, p.24  
Who wants to confess his faults to another and make restitution for harm done?


11.
View STEP SEVEN essay   ... wants to deprecate material achievement.   12&12 Step Seven, p.71  
Certainly no alcoholic, and surely no member of A.A., wants to deprecate material achievement.


12.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... wants to do nothing but hoard money.   12&12 Step Four, p.43  
Another may develop such an obsession for financial security that he wants to do nothing but hoard money.


13.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to eat in a bar, by ...   BB Working With Others, p.102  
If you are with a person who wants to eat in a bar, by all means go along.


14.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... wants to enjoy a certain reputation, but ...   BB Into Action, p.73  
He wants to enjoy a certain reputation, but knows in his heart he doesn't deserve it.


15.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to get over drinking, you need ...   BB To Wives, p.120  
If you are satisfied he really wants to get over drinking, you need not be alarmed.


16.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... wants to get over it, you may ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.20  
If you are an alcoholic who wants to get over it, you may already be asking -- "What do I have to do?"


17.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to get well you will do ...   BB Working With Others, p.95  
Tell him that if he wants to get well you will do anything to help.


18.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to go on.   BB Working With Others, p.95  
After doing that, he must decide for himself whether he wants to go on.


19.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... wants to help you get over it, ...   BB To Employers, p.147  
The firm wants to help you get over it, and if you are interested, there is a way out.


20.
View TRADITION ONE essay   ... wants to live.   12&12 Tradition One, p.130  
At first he goes along because he must, but later he discovers a way of life he really wants to live.


21.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to make good.   BB To Wives, p.118  
He wants to make good.


22.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to pay the price.   BB To Wives, p.108  
Especially when he has before him a way to stop his drinking and abuse if he really wants to pay the price.


23.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... wants to play the lead?   BB The Family Afterward, p.122  
Is it not because each wants to play the lead?


24.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... wants to quit drinking and you want ...   BB To Employers, p.141  
He wants to quit drinking and you want to help him, even if it be only a matter of good business.


25.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to quit for good and if ...   BB Working With Others, p.90  
Then let his family or a friend ask him if he wants to quit for good and if he would go to any extreme to do so.


26.
View TRADITION ELEVEN essay   ... wants to raise money; forthwith, its letterhead ...   12&12 Tradition Eleven, p.181  
A worthy charity wants to raise money; forthwith, its letterhead shows the name of every distinguished person whose support can be obtained.


27.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... wants to recover and that he will ...   BB To Employers, p.142  
After satisfying yourself that your man wants to recover and that he will go to any extreme to do so, you may suggest a definite course of action.


28.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... wants to run the whole show; is ...   BB How It Works, p.60  
Each person is like an actor who wants to run the whole show; is forever trying to arrange the lights, the ballet, the scenery and the rest of the players in his own way.


29.
View STEP ONE essay   ... wants to sacrifice time and energy in ...   12&12 Step One, p.24  
Who wants to sacrifice time and energy in trying to carry A.A.'s message to the next sufferer?


30.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to see you again, ask him ...   BB Working With Others, p.95  
If he is sincerely interested and wants to see you again, ask him to read this book in the interval.


31.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to stop.   BB To Wives, p.109  
He is remorseful after serious drinking bouts and tells you he wants to stop.


32.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to stop but cannot.   BB To Wives, p.110  
He may have come to the point where he desperately wants to stop but cannot.


33.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to stop drinking forever.   BB To Wives, p.116  
It may convince your husband he wants to stop drinking forever.


34.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to stop, have a good talk ...   BB Working With Others, p.90  
If there is any indication that he wants to stop, have a good talk with the person most interested in him -- usually his wife.


35.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... wants to stop, he should be afforded ...   BB To Employers, p.148  
If he wants to stop, he should be afforded a real chance.


36.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to stop, you can go to ...   BB To Wives, p.113  
Being certain he wants to stop, you can go to him with this volume as joyfully as though you had struck oil.


37.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... wants to talk further about himself, do ...   BB Working With Others, p.95  
Unless your friend wants to talk further about himself, do not wear out your welcome.


38.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... wants to want to stop."   BB To Wives, p.109  
As we say among ourselves, "He wants to want to stop."


39.
View THE FAMILY AFTERWARD chapter   ... wants us to be happy, joyous, and ...   BB The Family Afterward, p.133  
We are sure God wants us to be happy, joyous, and free.


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