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                                                           Step 5

 Step Five

“Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.”

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“Only by discussing ourselves, holding back nothing, only by being willing to take advice and accept direction could we set foot on the road to straight thinking, solid honesty, and genuine humility.” – 12&12, p.59

The Principles in Step Five:

The discipline of confession
The virtues of humility, honesty, courage, faith, prudence, discretion, perseverance, and willingness

For a discussion of this Step, please see on this website The Discipline of Confession,” in Practice These, where additional resources about this principle can be found.

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