I was ignorant that I was ignorant

"Not only was I ignorant – I was ignorant that I was ignorant."

The first step to learning how you stop using is to admit to yourself that you don't know how to stop using. You must abandon your own ideas about how to run your recovery program. You must allow your treatment professionals, your Sponsor, and what you learn at meetings to run the show. If you think you know how to run your program, you are ignorant that you are ignorant.


Just follow suggestions from the right people and the Big Book. I will keep perspective today by not making a big deal out of situations. I will remember HOW to stay sober is by being Honest, Openminded, and Willing.