Twelve Traditions

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Here's the pitch (by GABRIELA R.)
IN my home group we say that Bill W. was a "cunning linguist." Like Humpty Dumpty, Bill had the philosophy that, "When I use a word, it means just...
Prison politics (by WAYNE D.)
IF not for the last part of the Twelfth Tradition, "place principles before personalities," I would not have managed to stick around the rooms of...
Behind the Scenes (by Boyce B.)
As my life got increasingly unmanageable during the last years of drinking, I withdrew more and more and became isolated from meaningful interactions...
None of my Business (by B.L.)
One day last October, as my turn to speak at my Traditions home group business meeting neared, I groaned as I realized I was about to talk about...
For the good of the group (by Ken T.)
The other day someone at our home group had to be interrupted by one of the long-timers in the room. What could cause an interruption like this, you...
A Reciprocal Dynamic (by Anonymous)
TRADITION FOUR: Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or A.A. as a whole.
For Charlie's Sake (by B. L..)
Former title: "The Challenge to Ego in Tradition Five" reprinted from Grapevine November 1976 TRADITION FIVE: Each group has but one primary purpose—...