The difficulty of acceptance is having to allow people we love continue to do dumb things because they refuse to change. We cannot place expectations on others with out trying to run their lives. Just as we have to change when we enter recovery, we are responsible for that change. Our sponsor and network can only suggest to us things that will help us grow spiritually. Peace and serenity comes when we alow others to be who they are and we live who we are. Stay connected!