12 Steps

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 11

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 11

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 11 Step 11: Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with a Power greater than ourselves, praying only for knowledge of God’s will for us and the power to carry that out. The principle behind this step is Spiritual Awareness. So what is spirituality?  It has...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 10

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 10

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 10 Step 10: Continued to take personal inventory, and when we were wrong admitted it. The principle behind step 10 is Perseverance which means a continued effort to do or achieve despite difficulties, failures or opposition. There will be daily living challenges, difficult at times and we need to...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 9

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 9

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 9 Step 9: Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. The principles behind step 9 are Justice, discipline, evening of the scales. Justice is what is morally and socially correct. Discipline is training that corrects, molds or perfect ...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 8

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 8

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 8 Step 8: Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. The principle behind this step is Unconditional Love. Unconditional means without any limitations. That means love our fellow man NO MATTER WHAT!!! Another ouchie here. Making a list...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 7

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 7

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 7 Step 7: Humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings. The principle behind this step is Humility…Humility is the quality of being modest and respectful, it signifies the quality of being subservient, humble; meek and modest in behavior, attitude or spirit; not arrogant or prideful. Big Ouch. This was...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 6

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 6

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 6 Step 6: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. The principle behind step 6 is Willingness… All I have to do is be willing to have God remove my defects of character. I get a slight reprieve here. I just have to be...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 5

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 5

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 5  Step 5: Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.  The principle behind this step is Integrity: Adherence to moral and ethical principles, soundness of moral character and honesty. The state of being whole. That’s a tall order… I can’t...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 4

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 4

Step 4: Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Courage is the principle behind step 4: The courage to take a searching and fearless moral inventory of our lives. I have to remind myself moral is both right and wrong. I have to look at what was right in my life as...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 3

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 3

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 3 Step 3: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood God.  The principle behind step 3 is Faith, Hope and Love.  Faith is having confidence or trust in a person, entity, concept, idea or thing.  A belief...
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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 2

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Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 2

Recovery from Sex Addiction Step 2 Step 2: Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. The spiritual principles behind step 2 are Faith and Hope: Faith is having confidence or trust in a person, entity, concept, idea or thing.  A belief that is not based on proof....
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