Self-revelation is the basis of the Fifth Step, “Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.” Harness the courage to do the Fifth Step by focusing on the process and its benefits.
This pamphlet is for those who want to pull themselves out of their fear, despondency, despair, or procrastination. It’s for those who want greater self-acceptance, healing of the past, and hope for a better future. It shows what has worked for many of us. Only you, with the help of your recovering friends and your Higher Power, can make a Fifth Step that sets you free and strengthens your recovery. This pamphlet outlines the process of first completing Step Four, then choosing a compassionate listener, telling your story, and finally letting go.