Quicksand and Deprogramming book
Here is a quick shout out about a new book which I am looking forward to reading in the near future. Here is a bit of info from the writer, but I will write something of my own when I have read it.
People often do not know what they will find, and what they may be up against, when they become involved with A.A. or N.A. QUICKSAND: THE DARKER SIDE OF 12-STEP PROGRAMS presents this information, based on the ways these programs violate people’s rights. The main part of QUICKSAND covers my own experiences, but the book also includes experiences and opinions from other former members and a section of Resources. QUICKSAND covers the problems, but DEPROGRAMMING FROM THE PROGRAMS addresses solutions. The approach I used: what members are told, taught, and ‘came to believe,’ and why none of it is valid. From oldtimers who claim to have “special knowledge” to the concept of “surrendering one’s will,” taking these concepts apart can help people reclaim their own minds and move on with their lives. http://www.lulu.com/shop/c-a-sheckels/quicksand/paperback/product-21543010.htmlGoogle+