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4th Step Inventory

4th Step Guide

A Searching, Fearless, Moral Inventory

The history of this 4th Step Guide is vague but it has been attributed to anonymous members of Alcoholics Anonymous. Various versions could be found on early recovery computer bulletin boards (BBS). One version was titled "The California 4th Step Guide" because it was believed that the originators were located in California.

Another version "suggested" that a person should have at least 5 years of recovery before using this guide.

In any event this guide has well over 300 questions for a person to answer starting with your childhood years, through adolescence, and into your adult life. The guide works for all 12 step programs as the guide is not specific to any particular program.

The guide has a very good set of General Directions for doing a 4th step.