Saturday, 11 October 2014
Things recovering people have said:
"And there is this meeting, called the ___________ meeting..." [eyes roll]. ~ heard at a district meeting ~
"Once they get over their individual problem..." [about a glbtiq meeting]. ~ heard at a regional meeting ~
"_____________ is d a n g e r o u s."
"You won't recover if you don't believe in [a god]."
"They're always talking about ____________ . That's not recovery."
"___________ will never make it."
Things professional helpers have said:
"You've been over-emo at meetings, yelling about people breaking anonymity because you think they tell us-- your drug court overseers-- what you are talking about at meetings." [drug court staff do not attend any meetings that the drug court participants attend] ~ paraphrased ~
"Don't use __________ as a sponsor." ~ verbatim ~
"If you sleep with me, then _______ will stop." [to a patient]