Is AA Changing?

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What Do We Talk About? (by Leon A.)
I really appreciate this series on AA's development in recent years. These articles have helped me to overcome some deepset prejudices and accept...
Fossilized? (by J. B.)
The raw material we start with in AA is not exactly promising. I could not remember a phone number long enough to dial it. I was several thousand...
The War Is Over (by Anonymous)
At a meeting the other day, a fellow told his story in graphic detail--culminating with his living under a bridge and the capturing, killing, and...
Enormous Possibilities (by Anonymous)
These old guys that get up at meetings and tell horrendous drunkalogs with a lot of jokes for twenty minutes, then wrap up their story with two...
Let's Dust Off the Twelfth Step (by Tony S.)
One of our area's most popular speakers visited our group last week, and in the course of his talk he referred to the "treatment center industry,"...
Spirituality and Money (by John H.)
The first time I had to talk about finances at a district meeting when I was my area's treasurer, a fellow sitting in the back of the room yelled out...
Are We a Debating Society? (by Jude T.)
Why do we need a "forum for debate" in Alcoholics Anonymous? Has AA really become a debating society? There was once another group of alcoholics who...
Is AA Changing? - 'A Desire to Stop Drinking' (by Donna P.)
I hit my bottom alone in my living room. It was a dark lonely place where there was nowhere to go and suicide seemed an inviting alternative to a...
Growing in Truth (by Paul G.)
When I came into the Fellowship a little over seven years ago, I was told to stick with the winners and listen to the old-timers. I was not sure who...
Restraint of Tongue and Pen (by Pat M.)
I have been a little distressed lately by some of the sharing at discussion meetings I have attended. On several occasions, I have listened as AA...