Step 1. We admitted we were powerless over gambling - that our lives had become unmanageable.
Step 2. Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to a normal way of thinking and living.
Step 3. Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of this Power of our own understanding.
Step 4. Made a searching and fearless moral and financial inventory of ourselves.
Step 5. Admitted to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
Step 6. Were entirely ready to have these defects of character removed.
Step 7. Humbly asked God (of our understanding) to remove our shortcomings.
Step 8. Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.
Step 9. Make direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.
Step 10. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.
Step 11. Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him,
praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.
Step 12. Having made an effort to practice these principles in all our affairs, we tried to carry this message to other
Taking the first step to come to your first meeting is something that most problem gamblers would like to avoid. Your efforts, feelings, and thoughts will be respected. We do not place shame or guilt on anyone, so don't be surprised when you receive friendship and a handshake. Your choice to attend your first meeting will help renew your self-respect.
IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH GAMBLING - JUST GET HERE - GET TO THE VERY NEXT MEETING!!!!!
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