Is AA Changing?

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According to Whom? (by C. B.)
Sometimes at meetings the chairperson reads a statement saying that "when discussing our problems, we confine ourselves to those problems as they...
Is This Really AA? (by Leon E.)
I am an alcoholic with a sobriety date of November 19, 1986, not addicted to mood-altering drugs such as cocaine, heroin, or marijuana. (I am...
All Things to All People? (by Mimi M.)
I would be dead today if I had walked into a meeting and heard people introducing themselves as belonging to every part of the addiction spectrum....
Turning Point (by Janny B.)
For me, the compulsion to drink was removed soon after I came to AA in June of 1977. I had been in the anti-war and women's movement for ten years...
Traveling Through Time (by Bill F.)
Has AA changed? Certainly! Is it different as you cross the country? Certainly! Is it all AA? Certainly!
From Whence We Came (by Anonymous)
Through the grace of my Higher Power, a loving God, I have acquired enough time to be considered an old-timer and to have seen changes in our...
The Good New Days (by Leo R.)
The theme of the 2000 Virginia Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous Convention was "Bridging the Gap." In keeping with that theme, they asked an old...
Addendum Ad Infinitum (by R. J.)
I entered my first AA meeting over twenty years ago, a spy, I felt, investigating a cult of losers who, despite their inferiorities, might possibly...
When Anything Goes (by Red)
I have attended discussion meetings wanting to help myself and others grow in sobriety, but left these meetings feeling that there wasn't much AA...
Access For AA (by Amanda C.)
I arrived in a new city with eleven months of sobriety, two acquaintances, and a massive amount of hope. I was eager to attend a meeting and imagined...