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Recovery 2 Day Cognitive Dissonance Created by AA.

  Broadcast in Self Help

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No Choice means no Recovery.

When Alcoholics Anonymous invented the 16 billion dollar treatment recovery industry, they forced all “their members” to accept God, and by doing so offered no choice. The “decision” in AA is God or no God.

“When we became alcoholics, crushed by a self-imposed crisis we could not postpone or evade, we had to fearlessly face the proposition that either God is everything or else He is nothing. God either is, or He isn't. What was our choice to be?” page 53 Alcoholics Anonymous

This lack of choice creates a cognitive dissonance.  Cognitive dissonance is an uncomfortable feeling caused by holding conflicting ideas simultaneously. Is there a god? Is there one or many, is there a right one, one more right than others? Is the god of Jews, Muslims and Christians, the same god as the god? Does God really oversee all things? Does god give cancer to small children, or does god give substance problems to children and you?

Any obstacle, including AA’s “you must decide if there is a god” opens flood gates of controversial topics and creates failures in recovery. This question is reserved for the theologians, not people in recovery, if no one can answer these ageless questions, how is a person just quitting substance problems supposed to get this correct? The pressure is enormous, instead of adding more pressure, of getting the god answer correct, Recovery 2-Day offers you choices, ones that adapt to you, and honor your beliefs, not force you to pick a side.

 R2D starts treating you the moment you arrive, at the first event that occurs, which is craving, obsession and stress. R2D helps you treat each and interrupt cravings.  R2D can show you safe cognitive tools in less than thirty minutes that you can practice daily to help yourself get well.

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