Topic for the week: The F.D.I. Index
Although my life has been happy and even joyful for the most part, Fear, Doubt and Insecurity sometimes sends me reeling. An F.D.I. attack can start if I step too far out of my comfort zone, or if I feel belittled or rejected by someone I trusted. Sometimes I don’t know where it comes from….
I started using alcohol to calm emotional discomfort in my early thirties, and within three or four years, I was drinking myself into oblivion daily. I was hooked. I reached out for help and found it quickly in Alcoholics Anonymous. What a miracle!
Fear is often mentioned in our Big Book.
How has AA helped you manage fear or other negative emotions?