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Do You Know: (by Jack B.)
In 1936 I quit drinking, not knowing then that I was an alcoholic but knowing I was a drunkard. I desperately wanted to quit and knew I had to, if I...
Women Alcoholics Have a Tougher Fight (by Marty M.)
Women alcoholics do have special problems. To begin with, the double standard works overtime for them. Even before they become alcoholic they're in a...
Do You Know: (by Felicia G.)
I've been in A.A. for two years and during this time I have told hundreds of people about it. As a writer it is my business to know all kinds of...
One Woman Alcoholic Writes to Another (by Astrid L.)
Dear Pola, I felt very unhappy about you when I hung up the other evening. I do so wish I could help you. If I could only make you understand what it...
A Wife Takes Pleasure in A.A. (by Gisele L.)
After almost three years of sobriety on Frank's part, I find it difficult to believe that he was in such a bad way when he came into A.A. He was...
A Daughter Is Proud of Her A.A. Mother (by Pat M.)
I'm proud to say that I am a daughter of a member of Alcoholics Anonymous. Indeed, I'm proud to be the daughter of a true alcoholic, for it makes my...
Credo for an A.A. Wife (by A Grateful A.A. Wife)
I believe that my husband has been a sick man and that he is apt to have a relapse at any time unless his "allergy" is kept in check. I believe that...
A.A. Is What You Make It (by J. F.)
Most of us A.A.s, in our 12th step work, have run up against people who claimed our program seemed all right, as far as it went. Only, they objected...
The Magic Carpet (by Pola K.)
A year ago a new A.A., a woman, was having trouble ("even as you and I") catching onto the program. Another woman A.A. wrote her a letter. The letter...
Only Nice Things Happened (by E. K.)
One afternoon a little more than three years ago, I was riding down First Avenue in a cab. I was wedged in the corner of the seat and my brother...