“Nar-Anon Twelfth Step work should remain forever non-professional,” meant to me that I was not walking into a room with people I had paid to ‘fix me.’ I was among equals who wanted to help me because they understood what it was like to be in my situation and how to deal with addiction. I had spent a lot of money on plenty of professionals. They had read the right books and gone to the right schools, but they had never been where I was and, as such, could never ‘fix me.’ That is not what I needed so I stayed broken…

 

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