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Does AA change behavior

I have met countless alcoholics who have been in therapy and AA for years, and really seem to have gotten good insight into the root of their problem, yet their drinking behavior does not change. What do you think about this? Does insight necessarily lead to behavior change?

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I think if an alcoholic went to therapy and had a real good insight on the root of their problem then their drinking behavior would change. A true alcoholic could not go through therapy about being an alcoholic and say they understand or agree with being an alcoholic, parts of the steps of recovery, and ...

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