You’ve likely already heard of the 7 Deadly Sins, but exactly how do they apply to addiction and recovery?
To be proud means to have an excessively high opinion of your self and to act with conceit, arrogance or vanity. Someone who is proud is very satisfied and that pride can often lead to justification for actions based in feelings of superiority. Pride is not always so proud, however. Often in recovery we face false pride. Though we come off as being prideful, we are ruffling our feathers, so to speak, where they don’t belong. Pride can usually be distinguished by action more than thought. Inherently, pride is a demonstration more than it is an internal feeling. [Read more…]