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At Home in a Group (by E. D.)
I WAS RELUCTANT to look for sobriety, and the last place I wanted to look for it was in AA. I truly felt that someday I could (and would) just quit...
Just Another Drunk (by A. M.)
TRADITION TWELVE never meant much to me until I left the security and non-anonymity of my home group. By "non-anonymity," I mean that my home group...
Pill-consciousness (by R. S.)
I WAS IN AA three years before I would admit to anyone that I was a psychiatrist, and I was in AA five years before I would take an aspirin. Through...
Governed By Love (by W. H.)
THERE ARE NO bosses in Alcoholics Anonymous. Not even straw bosses. Who ever heard of such a thing? Everybody knew (so I used to think) that without...
PO Box 1980 (by J. W.)
I have been a member of AA for six years. At seventy, I realize that my two great problems are alcohol and age. My present program in coping includes...
PO Box 1980 (by C. F.)
I came into AA through the Navy's Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program (for which I'm very grateful). From treatment, I was sent back to my duty station...
A Motley Crew (by W. H.)
ONE OF THE fears that dogged me at the beginning was that I would not meet the requirements for membership. Every night at a meeting, the definition...
PO Box 1980 (by D. A.)
A little note relating an experience I had concerning abusive language . . . It was birthday night at my home group, and as I made a few remarks when...
PO Box 1980 (by T. C.)
I was moved deeply by "Pill-Consciousness." I am a grateful member of AA. Also, I take psychotropic medicine. After six years in psychiatric units,...
PO Box 1980 (by F. C.)
In the August Grapevine, I particularly enjoyed the article on anonymity by W. F. of Centreville, Virginia.