CoDA is a life-transforming program utilizing the 12 steps to clear away the unhealthy relationship patterns carried from our family and life situations.
Monday at 6PM and Tuesday at 1:11 the Community House hosts traditional book and reading meetings, whereas the Wednesday meeting asks members to delve into the work of the program. In order to support those who wish to work the program of Co-Dependency, we will share our weekly workbook questions.
We are currently working step 2. Step 2 "Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity."
10/6 Step 2: Question 4 4. What is a reasonable plan of self-care for you to help you continue to believe that recovery can, and will, work for you? Look again at your ideas in question 1 above.
9/29 Step 2: Question 2. 2. How have your ideas changed about what it means to be restored to sanity? How have your expectations about recovery changed? What do you expect from recovery now that is different from what you expected when you first began recovering?
Step 2: Question 3. 3. For now, how do you define a Power greater than yourself? Do you believe that Power cares about you?
9/22 Step 2: Question 1. 1. What are the activities that bring you hope and help you believe things are OK and will be OK? Going to meetings? Talking with recovering people? Reading recovery literature? Name those who have helped you to believe the most in your future.
Step 1 "We admitted we were powerless over others – than our lives had becomes unmanageable…”
Step 1: Question 8. 8. What is the particular incident that propelled you to begin attending a 12 Step group? If attending for a while, what is the issue that has been plaguing you most recently? Who or what are you most worried about? When was the last time you did something loving and nurturing for yourself? Is there someone in your life that you feel is causing you misery? Do you feel that if she or she behaved differently, you would be happy? 9/15 - Step 1: Question 7. 7. What are you doing in your life that you feel resentful about? What do you feel you have to do but don’t want to do? In what areas of your life do you feel you have no choices, no options? Who or what is trapping you? Who do you most want to say something to? Why can’t you say it?
9/8- Step 1: Question 5 and 6. 5. What is the current state of your relationships with these people: Family, Friends, and CoWorkers? Do you have any relationships, or are you feeling alone and isolated? 6. Does your mind feel clear and consistent? Who are you holding responsible for your emotions, finances, and health? Who are you holding responsible for the state of your relationships? 9/1- Step 1: Questions 3 and 4. 3. What would you have to face in your own life if you stopped trying to control someone or something? What might happen if you stopped allowing someone or something to control you? 4. What are some areas in your life that may reflect unmanageability? What is your current condition in these areas: emotions, finances, spirituality, physical health, and career? What are you doing for fun, pleasure and enjoyment?
8/25th - Step 1: Question 1 and 2. 1. Have you been trying to exert power or influence where you may, in reality, have none? Have you been trying to control someone or something, trying harder and harder with less and less beneficial results? 2. Who or what in your life is making you feel crazy & causing you stres9/1s? Whom do you feel victimized by? Who do you feel is now controlling you, your emotions, or some other area of your life? What situations, feelings, or realities have you been running from, denying or avoiding?