Rewriting the Big Book: A Humorous Take on Alcoholism Recovery
The only way to work the program is to work the program.
In the third episode of the Character Defects podcast, Jon H and Jon share their views on recovering from addiction and discuss rewriting the Big Book. Despite the serious topic, the hosts bring a humorous take to the conversation, adding sarcasm, wit, and laughter to the mix. Jon H's brilliance spawns a new fellowship called 'Alcoholics MORE Anonymous.' The hosts discuss the value of humor in recovery and the desensitization to alcoholism.
They emphasize the importance of working the program and the value of the Forward, which gives little snippets in time of where the fellowship was. Jon H shares his experience of getting sober and how it was an avocation to get guys sober. They talk about the significance of reading the Big Book, especially for the first time, and how it can help people get their families back.
The hosts also discuss sex and sobriety, and the importance of approaching it the right way. Despite the humorous tone, the hosts make it clear that the only way to work the program is to work the program. The episode ends with a call to action, urging listeners to listen to the episode now on alcoholfree.com.
Join Jon H and Jon for a humorous take on alcoholism recovery and learn about the value of rewriting the Big Book, finding humor in recovery, and working the program.