Things we ARE:

* a safe place to share

* a refuge

* a place of belonging

* a place to care for others and be cared for

* a place where respect is given to each member

* a place where confidentiality is highly regarded

* a place to learn

* a place to grow and become strong again

* a place where you can take off your mask

* a place for healthy challenges and healthy risks

* a possible turning point in your life

Things we are NOT:

* a place for selfish control

* a place for therapy

* a place for secrets

* a place to look for dating relationships

* a place to rescue or be rescued by others

* a place for perfection

* a place to judge others

* a quick fix