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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... chapter.   BB Into Action, p.72  
This brings us to the Fifth Step in the program of recovery mentioned in the preceding chapter.


2.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... chapter addressed to the agnostic.   BB There Is A Solution, p.28  
In the following chapter, there appears an explanation of alcoholism, as we understand it, then a chapter addressed to the agnostic.


3.
View STEP TWO essay   ... chapter and verse, and we couldn't see ...   12&12 Step Two, p.30  
The Bible, we said, was full of nonsense; we could cite it chapter and verse, and we couldn't see the Beatitudes for the 'begats.'


4.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... chapter as a club over your head.   BB To Wives, p.108  
An alcoholic of this temperament may be quick to use this chapter as a club over your head.


5.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... chapter assumes that the alcoholic in the ...   BB To Wives (Note), p.104  
(*) Written in 1939, when there were few women in A.A., this chapter assumes that the alcoholic in the home is likely to be the husband. But many of the suggestions given here may be adapted to help the person who lives with a woman alcoholic -- whether she is still drinking or is recovering in A.A. A further source of help is noted on page 121.


6.
View THE DOCTOR'S OPINION   ... chapter could be written.   BB The Doctor's Opinion, p.xxx  
There is the manic-depressive type, who is, perhaps, the least understood by his friends, and about whom a whole chapter could be written.


7.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... chapter is entirely devoted to Step Twelve.   BB Into Action, p.88  
The next chapter is entirely devoted to Step Twelve.


8.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... chapter on alcoholism.   BB Working With Others, p.92  
We suggest you do this as we have done it in the chapter on alcoholism.


9.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... chapter on alcoholism.   BB To Wives, pp.111-112  
When a discussion does arise, you might suggest he read this book or at least the chapter on alcoholism.


10.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... chapter on alcoholism.   BB To Wives, p.112  
If you think he will be shy of a spiritual remedy, ask him to look at the chapter on alcoholism.


11.
View TO EMPLOYERS chapter   ... chapter refers to alcoholics, sick people, deranged ...   BB To Employers, p.149  
Of course, this chapter refers to alcoholics, sick people, deranged men.


12.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... chapter, there appears an explanation of alcoholism, ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.28  
In the following chapter, there appears an explanation of alcoholism, as we understand it, then a chapter addressed to the agnostic.


13.
View HOW IT WORKS chapter   ... chapter to the agnostic, and our personal ...   BB How It Works, p.60  
Our description of the alcoholic, the chapter to the agnostic, and our personal adventures before and after make clear three pertinent ideas:


14.
View TO WIVES chapter   ... chapter was written. Though it is entirely ...   BB To Wives (Note), p.121  
(*) The fellowship of Al-Anon Family Groups was formed about thirteen years after this chapter was written. Though it is entirely separate from Alcoholics Anonymous, it uses the general principles of the A.A. program as a guide for husbands, wives, relatives, friends and others close to alcoholics. The foregoing pages (though addressed only to wives) indicate the problems such people may face. Alateen, for teen-aged children of alcoholics, is a part of Al-Anon.


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View A VISION FOR YOU chapter   ... chapter "Working With Others" you gathered an ...   BB A Vision For You, p.153  
In the chapter "Working With Others" you gathered an idea of how we approach and aid others to health.


The 164 and More™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).  Sorting and rendering passages in the proprietary format of the 164 and More concordance does not in any way imply affiliation with or endorsement by either Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc., or the A.A. Grapevine, Inc.  Further A.A.W.S. Inc. and the A.A. Grapevine Inc. have no objection to the use of this material in the 164 and More concordance.

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