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Let’s jump into our topic, “Meeting Etiquette.”
The dos and don’ts of attending a 12 step fellowship
Recovery meetings can be intimidating to newcomers
who have decided that they want to stop using.
Early sobriety is an uncomfortable time and
stepping into the rooms without
knowing any of the rules or conventions
only adds to this discomfort.
The last thing a newcomer needs is
to be confronted about an unwritten rule.
Here at recovered, we don’t have etiquette rules,
but we may have suggestions.
We may have disagreements between ourselves
About what is acceptable behavior and what is not.
We will find out
Let’s start out by giving some advice to the new guy.
What are some of the rules that the new guy should be aware of?
Be on time.
Ok, I turning to you first, what are some of your pet peeves
leaving a donation
eating all the cake
creating a bio hazard in the restroom
dirty dishes after eating cake
drunk a log
romancing the drug/drink
taking others inventory during share
going to a meeting sick
camara at meeting
decorum in other’s buildings
We Have Calls
Valerie from Cali
Alex from Austin
What would you say to the new guy about Meeting Etiquette?
Check out this episode!
Labels: 12 steps, alcoholic, recover, sober