Tradition Three

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PO Box 1980 (by P. E.)
While browsing through an old Grapevine (December 1977), I ran across a comment in PO Box 1980 describing the shocking experience of a member with...
PO Box 1980 (by B. L.)
R. G. from Lafayette, California, believes it a dangerous trend to "divert the original intent of AA into an all-embracing fellowship including...
Questions, Questions, Questions (by M. B.)
WHEN I CAME to AA, there was great confusion in my mind, generated by my own lack of acceptance of the program for what it was, with its power and...
PO Box 1980 (by S. F.)
This is how, after one and a half years in AA, God helped me resolve my resentment toward the Third Tradition. I didn't understand why dually...
PO Box 1980 (by H. M.)
I've read several articles and letters in the Grapevine about people dually addicted to alcohol and drugs. To my knowledge, no one has mentioned a...
A Sense of Oneness (by K. F.)
EACH TIME I attend one of my regular meetings (open discussion), I look at who's there, grab some tea, help place ashtrays. A resentment against so-...
PO Box 1980 (by R. C.)
It has come to my attention that some AA members object to people being forced to attend AA as part of a court-ordered suspended sentence. "Our...
A Beef From Australia (by A. K.)
I AM AN INMATE of a South Australian prison, and I've got a beef. At our regular AA meeting, I heard one of the "outside" visitors say, "You will be...
PO Box 1980 (by ANONYMOUS)
The article on five aspects of anonymity in the September Grapevine got me thinking that there's more to anonymity than I had thought. Although many...
PO Box 1980 (by ANONYMOUS)
According to Tradition Three, "The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking." Yet there is a growing movement that is...