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Why I Stayed

An AA talks about how she stayed married for over 30 years through the good and the bad


Someone asked me recently why I stayed in a marriage during several episodes of very painful years. "Why did you stay?" I have been wondering what the answer is. If I knew the answer, I could hang a shingle and be the world's greatest marriage coach, change the 50% divorce rate and help people get... Read more

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The August Issue of Grapevine Is Here!

This month's special section features stories from Hispanic members of AA


The Spanish-speaking population is one of the fastest-growing segments within the United States. As La Viña’s circulation rises, it illustrates the need to reach all of our members with the life-saving message of AA. This month’s special section highlights stories of experience, strength and hope... Read more

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A New Kind of Love

In sobriety, she learned how to love herself and others


I'm sitting at the base of Greylock Mountain, in Atlanta, Idaho. It's very quiet and I have the gift of this opportunity to contemplate. Soon, I will have my three-year sobriety birthday. It doesn't sound like long, but it's not been easy for me. I am one who has had to work at it. It took lots of... Read more

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