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


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1.
  ... bad.  BB Into Action, p.76
When ready, we say something like this: "My Creator, I am now willing that you should have all of me, good and bad.


2.
  ... bad.  12&12 Step Two, p.30
In spots its morality was impossibly good; in others it seemed impossibly bad.


3.
  ... bad account and start fresh with him?  BB To Employers, p.145
Can you charge this off as you would a bad account and start fresh with him?


4.
  ... bad actors.  12&12 Step Five, p.55
We search for an easier way -- which usually consists of the general and fairly painless admission that when drinking we were sometimes bad actors.


5.
  ... bad and people began to cut us ...  12&12 Step Five, p.57
Even before our drinking got bad and people began to cut us off, nearly all of us suffered the feeling that we didn't quite belong.


6.
  ... bad, and that ended the beer experiment.  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.178
Of course, the result was very bad, and that ended the beer experiment.


7.
  ... bad as ever.  BB More About Alcoholism, p.33
Commencing to drink after a period of sobriety, we are in a short time as bad as ever.


8.
  ... bad boy.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.119
At this point he firmly but lovingly commences to behave like a partner instead of like a bad boy.


9.
  ... bad case of D.T.'s, he's pretty foggy, ...  12&12 Tradition Five, p.152
He's had a bad case of D.T.'s, he's pretty foggy, and he's very suspicious of everybody.


10.
  ... bad case of jitters.  BB More About Alcoholism, p.39
We first saw Fred about a year ago in a hospital where he had gone to recover from a bad case of jitters.


11.
  ... bad case of jitters if you get ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.32
It may be worth a bad case of jitters if you get a full knowledge of your condition.


12.
  ... bad effect on him, too.  12&12 Tradition Eight, p.166
When an A.A. talks for money, whether at a meeting or to a single newcomer, it can have a very bad effect on him, too.


13.
  ... bad enough, he thinks, to admit alcohol ...  12&12 Step Two, p.25
It's bad enough, he thinks, to admit alcohol has him down for keeps.


14.
  ... bad for him and bad for me.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163
I realized that my five-dollar gift to the slippee was an ego-feeding proposition, bad for him and bad for me.


15.
  ... bad for me.  12&12 Tradition Seven, p.163
I realized that my five-dollar gift to the slippee was an ego-feeding proposition, bad for him and bad for me.


16.
  ... bad health, and those who seldom play, ...  BB The Family Afterward, p.132
Everybody knows that those in bad health, and those who seldom play, do not laugh much.


17.
  ... bad-intentioned, that no amount of patience will ...  BB To Wives, p.108
We realize some men are thoroughly bad-intentioned, that no amount of patience will make any difference.


18.
  ... bad motive underneath a good one, permeates ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.94
This odd trait of mind and emotion, this perverse wish to hide a bad motive underneath a good one, permeates human affairs from top to bottom.


19.
  ... bad one, but I would not exchange ...  BB More About Alcoholism, p.43
My old manner of life was by no means a bad one, but I would not exchange its best moments for the worst I have now.


20.
  ... bad repute and hopelessness?  BB A Vision For You, p.153
How can they rise out of such misery, bad repute and hopelessness?


21.
  ... bad result.  12&12 Step Seven, p.72
This lack of anchorage to any permanent values, this blindness to the true purpose of our lives, produced another bad result.


22.
  ... bad taste.  BB There Is A Solution, p.29
We hope no one will consider these self-revealing accounts in bad taste.


23.
  ... bad thing in some cases.  BB To Wives, p.120
Though it is infinitely better that he have no relapse at all, as has been true with many of our men, it is by no means a bad thing in some cases.


24.
  ... bad time of it in our world.  12&12 Step Seven, p.70
Humility, as a word and as an ideal, has a very bad time of it in our world.


25.
  ... bad, to the abnormal action of alcohol ...  BB To Employers, p.140
But these scrapes can generally be charged, no matter how bad, to the abnormal action of alcohol on his mind.


26.
  ... bad to worse until sophomore spring when, ...  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.173
This went from bad to worse until sophomore spring when, after a prolonged period of drinking, I made up my mind that I could not complete my course, so I packed my grip and went South to spend a month on a large farm owned by a friend of mine.


27.
  ... bad, we arouse anger in others.  12&12 Step Eight, p.80
If our tempers are consistently bad, we arouse anger in others.


28.
  ... bad, we have frequently been abashed to ...  12&12 Step Four, p.53
Because our surface record hasn't looked too bad, we have frequently been abashed to find that this is so simply because we have buried these selfsame defects deep down in us under thick layers of self-justification.


29.
  ... bad, when in fact we were mainly ...  12&12 Step Ten, p.94
We were depressed and complained we felt bad, when in fact we were mainly asking for sympathy and attention.


30.
  ... bad, you become a trembling recluse, wishing ...  BB To Wives, p.115
When your husband is bad, you become a trembling recluse, wishing the telephone had never been invented.


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