I brought a friend into the program, and encouraged her to feel free to share anything with her sponsor. She said, “Anything?” And I answered, “Yes, anything and everything.” Then I shared more of my experience, strength, and hope with her. She asked if I could be her sponsor. Considering our friendships had its ups and downs over the years, and we were just reconnecting, I thought it would be wiser to help her find someone else. This would allow her to be completely open without the fear of offending them.