The Life Jacket of AA
A sober man in South Africa finds purpose in life through the program of AA
I am the second of four children, and was brought up in a small town on the natal north coast called Stanger. I wanted for nothing material as a child, but the emotional support of my dad who was an alcoholic. As a result of his alcoholism, my mum isolated us from social functions because she would get embarrassed by his behavior.
I took my first drink relatively late in life. It was just after my matriculation exams. I had resisted the urge to drink before that because I did not want to become my dad. It was on a tennis court between sets. After taking my first drink and walking...
Facing Our Fears
Getting sober was only the first spiritual challenge she was able to face with the help of AA
Torn, Tattered and Tired
A functional alcoholic comes to terms with the true nature of his problem
10-78, Over and Out
A cop realizes he needs assistance and requires back up to deal with his alcoholism
Just a Nice Lady Who Drank Too Much
That's what she thought of her drinking until she went to her first AA meeting