Controllers 12 steps
We admitted that we needed to manage others lives because they were so
Came to believe that the fact that others couldnt see our greater
power showed their insanity.
Told our family and friends to turn their will and their lives over to
us, as we understood God.
Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of our friends and family.
Admitted to God, to ourselves and to other human beings the exact nature
of their wrongs.
Told them we could help them remove all these defects of character.
Told God we would help them remove their shortcomings.
Make a list of all the ways they had harmed us, and demanded that they
make amends to us.
Graciously accepted their amends, except when to do so would encourage
them to forget to be guilty.
Continued to take personal inventories and when they were wrong, promptly
informed them and anyone else who would listen.
Sought through prayer and meditation to explain to God, whom only we
could understand, what our will was for the others.
Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried
to carry this message to others, so they could practice these principles in all
Having decided that CoDA didnt cover all the bases, we added step 13.
we knew would be better off just doing what we told them, so they could be
recovered like us.