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The Bondage of Shame: How Twelve Step Recovery Helps Us Heal

Center City, MN

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In recovery, as our obsession to drink and use drugs lessens, it's not unusual for us to become acquainted with what the Big Book calls our "bedevilments" – feeling useless, unhappy or emotionally upset. Shame is typically the driving force behind these troublesome manifestations of self. Join us in taking steps to free ourselves from the bondage of shame in order to live with greater love and tolerance toward self and others.


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Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson is the manager of programs and spiritual care at the Dan Anderson Renewal Center. He has worked in the field of addiction for 30 years, sharing his deep passion for helping people recover from the damaging effects of active addiction.


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Dan Anderson Renewal Center
15251 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Center City, MN 55012

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