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Sidebar (by The Missing Link)
EVERY time alcoholics drink, they expose the naked facts of their alcoholism. Even though they recognize these facts, they still want to believe they...
From the Grass Roots (by L. W. B.)
A newcomer to AA, dry less than two months, I am thankful enough to have stumbled up Step Number One. It has been a long, long ten years since I...
From the Grass Roots (by F. C. R.)
HAS the modern trend in housing wrought a change in AA or is it a normal growth pattern? What has become of the "kitchen table meeting"? Admitting...
From the Grass Roots (by Bob G.)
First of all, M. M. is not alone in the problem and attitude assumed for I and countless others have also gone through the same "growing pains." I...
We Too Are Alcoholics (by George)
THAT the measure of manhood to a drunk is how much liquor he can drink at any given time, or how much he did drink upon some historical occasion, is...
How It Goes (by W. J. T.)
AFTER the First Step is taken and we surrender completely, it is physical sobriety that engages all our energies. . .then the mental drying-out, when...
From the Grass Roots (by Bob W.)
WHEN ADAM AND EVE DISCOVERED THEIR nakedness, their first impulse was to cover it up, so Eve put on the framework of a hoop skirt and Adam put on a...
From the Grass Roots (by D. H.)
If ANYONE HAD ASKED ME during my first two or three years in AA whether or not I had any reservations, I would have answered an unhesitating "No." I...
From the Grass Roots (by R. B.)
IT HAS BEEN MY CONTENTION for some time that AA is not merely a fellowship of ex-drunks gathered together for the purpose of staying sober. It is a...
From the Grass Roots (by Harriet L.)
I HAVE FOUND that many people in institutional work are there simply to build up their own egos, and any help received by the sick alcoholic is...