April 2013: Going Bananas?
Seven questions that helped him stop monkeying around with denial
I came to AA in 1987 as a result of the proverbial nagging wife syndrome. I was not an alcoholic, and my wife was definitely unmanageable. At meetings, I had a very difficult time relating to all the stories about DUIs, blackouts, lost homes, lost jobs, car wrecks and jail time. I had a nice house in a subdivision with two cars in the garage. I’d never missed a day’s work due to my drinking, much less lost a job because of it. I’d never had a DUI. And I had never been to jail. Well, except for that one time during college, for drinking in public on Myrtle Beach. Oh, and that other...