Step 8 and 9 of AA Discussion

Here is the latest podcast from myself and Jon who writes his own blog at https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com . In this episode we are discussing step 8 and step 9 of AA which are about making amends to people we have harmed.

Step 8

“Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all”

Step 9

“Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others”

I think these two steps should really be common sense and are part of a good lifestyle. However they can fill some people full of dread so there is a trade-off. Like most things that are suggested in recovery, you sometimes need to take a step back and see if it is a good idea to approach somebody to do an amend, in light of possible consequences.

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