The Agnostic 12-Steps
Adapted by The Agnostic Addict
Below are the 12-Steps I use for my program of recovery. You can also find a PDF of these steps under the documents section on the resources page.
In the spaces shown, fill in your own addiction/drug and the fellowship applicable to you.
We admitted we were powerless over __________________ — that our lives had become unmanageable.
Came to believe and to accept that we needed strengths beyond our awareness and resources to restore us to sanity.
Made a decision to entrust our will and our lives to the care of the collective wisdom and resources of those who have searched before us.
Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
Admitted to ourselves without reservation, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
Were ready to accept help in letting go of all our defects of character.
With humility and openness sought to eliminate our shortcomings.
Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.
Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.
Sought through ongoing recovery to improve our awareness and understanding of the _____ way of life and to discover the resources to carry out that way of life.
Having had an awakening of strengths beyond our awareness as a result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to other __________________, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.