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Barb and Suzie join Mark in this the 11th hour of the 12 hour Podcast. We also have an interview with Tamara with Dawn Farm/
In this the 10th hour, we continue our discussion with Anna and we are joined with Barb. Barb discribed her very difficult path in both Alanon as well as AA.
In this the 9th hour of the 12 Hour Podcast, Mark is joined with Anna and Jose. This proves to be the most intimate hour of the podcast marathon since the room was filled with people who knew our late son best. Anna and Mark are Andrew’s parents, and Jose was Andrew’s housemate and was the last one to see Andrew alive.
We also play an interview we had with Jen who works at Dawn Farm Downtown which is a residential treatment facility in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan
In this the 8th hour of the 12 Hour Podcast, Kyle, Chris, and Mark continue their discussions. The topic of having fun in the fellowship was discussed. Can someone really have fun on a golf course of in a bowling alley and not drink? Of course you can, but maybe not right away if you’re new.
Our Dawn Farm Interview is with Charles Coleman, director of their Transitional Housing Program. Dawn Farm is a Treatment Facility here in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area. Charles describes the program along with the benefits and challenges for both the organization and the clients.
This topic is in reference to an article Bill W. published in 1958
What is Emotional Sobriety?
the development of much more real maturity and balance (which is to say, humility) in our relations with ourselves, with our fellows, and with God.
What types of emotions are most vulnerable to instability in sobriety?
Those adolescent urges that so many of us have for top approval, perfect security, and perfect romance — urges quite appropriate to age seventeen — prove to be an impossible way of life when we are at age forty-seven or fifty-seven.
What character asset (virtue) is most needed to achieve emotional sobriety?
According to Bill, why are peace and joy illusive?
How shall our unconscious be brought into line with what we actually believe, know and want!
For Bill, what is the problem for him?
dependence on people to supply his needs
What was his solution to the problem
To love others first regardless if it is returned
What is the root of the problem?
unhealthy dependency and its consequent unhealthy demand