1. We admitted that we were powerless over our dependencies
and that our lives had become unmanageable.
2. We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could
restore us to sanity.
3. We made a decision to turn our wills and our lives over to the
care of God.
4. We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
5. We admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human
being the exact nature of our wrongs.
6. We were entirely ready to have God remove these defects
of character.
7. We humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings.
8. We made a list of all persons we had harmed and became
willing to make amends to them all.
9. We made direct amends to such people wherever possible,
except when to do so would injure them or others.
10. We continued to take personal inventory, and when we were
wrong, promptly admitted it.
11. We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our
conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of his
will for us and the power to carry it out.
12. Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps,
we tried to carry this message to others and to practice these
principles in all our affairs.
The Twelve Steps here have been adapted from the Twelve
Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.