Do you believe it’s January 31 already? Just like that the thirty-one days of Dry January are over–but they don’t have to be. You can challenge your willpower to another clean and sober day – one day at a time.

Equally important, is for us codependents to continually compliment ourselves, too.

National Codependency Awareness Month is a wrap for 2023, but our growing confidence challenges us to keep moving forward. With that thought in mind, what is the one word in the First Step that motivates you to move on to the next step, and the next, and the next?

  1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.

There are three words in Step One that has been life-changing for me . . .




. . . if you stick with this, living out what I tell you, you are my disciples for sure. Then you will experience for yourselves the truth, and the truth will free you” (John 8: 32 MSG).