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Complete Card File (by Women's Group)
In answer to the request by the editors of The A.A. Grapevine for suggestions from women alcoholics, we feel that we are justifiably proud of what...
I Cheated Myself (by Mrs. G. L.)
I BEGAN writing this with a prayer that God would help me express my experience, so that it might bring happiness to someone who may be having the...
My Name Is Dawn (by D. B. W.)
MY hair is drying because I just washed it. My head didn't reel and I didn't wonder if I would be able to raise it once I leaned over the sink. This...
A Desire to Stop Drinking (by E.P.)
IN THE NEARLY sixteen years I have been in AA, I have often heard it said, with despair, that if a closed group wanted to reduce its size, the way to...
One Women's Journey (by L. B.)
THIS IS NOT intended as a treatise on sex. Nor do I claim that women are special in their recovery through AA or have a tougher time of it than men....
PO Box 1980 (by ANONYMOUS)
I've been on the program about fifteen years. I know that each group is autonomous, but a lot has been happening lately here in AA that frightens and...
Planting the Seed (by C. M.)
THE SIGN on my office door said "Office for Senior Citizens." The woman in the hallway looked at it and then came in and sat down on the one chair...
Closet Anger (by K. P.)
FOR THE FIRST five or six years of my sobriety, I thought it--well--unfair that we alcoholics could not afford anger or resentment. Popular...
Obsession Begets Obsession Begets Obsession Begets. . . (by H. H.)
HOW DO YOU WORK THE STEPS on a broken heart? That was the dilemma that consumed me most of my second year in AA. I had "selective hearing" when I...
Almost Too Old for AA (by F. M.)
Well, that's the way I've been thinking for the last three months. Oh, I'm not going to retire. I still go to meetings. But when almost everybody is...