Step 8B: Creating Your Own Plan
Now, craft your own slip analysis in terms of what to think, what to do, what to feel, and whom to contact. Yes, it takes a few moments, but the payback is huge.
You have now become aware of the personal pitfalls that undermine your perseverance, whether these are cognitive (believing in the abstinence violation effect), behavioral (apparently irrelevant decisions), emotional (stress or loneliness), or relational (lack of support) in nature. This roadmap directs you to acquire effective strategies to prevent slips from becoming complete relapses.
Using the Slip Analysis template, create your own slip analysis and write it in the box below.