Steps of SLAA * **
- We admitted we were
powerless over sex and love addiction - that our lives had become unmanageable.
- Came to believe that
a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
- Made a decision to
turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood God.
- Made a searching
and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
- Admitted to God,
to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
- Were entirely ready
to have God remove all these defects of character.
- Humbly asked God
to remove our shortcomings.
- Made a list of all
persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
- Made direct amends
to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them
- Continued to take
personal inventory, and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.
- 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.
- Having had a spiritual
awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to
sex and love addicts, and to practice these principles in all areas of our
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