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The Bigger Picture

The Big Book Is A Sacred Cow That’s Not Working Anymore

It’s a damn shame but the classic recovery manual is a turnoff to newcomers but without them, the program doesn’t exist.

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The central text of many 12-step programs is a hefty tome known as “The Big Book.” First published in 1939, the language is outdated and has been for decades.

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