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Web Exclusive: The Problem with Pronouns

A member tackles the contention that the Big Book is biased toward men

I haven't had a drink today, which means I have 494 days sober in a row. Considering that I drank for around 9,000 days, that's a miracle for me.

I have seen statistics that show there are more women alcoholics than men. However, many women feel that because we drink wine, cocktails, martinis, and wine coolers that none of these are "real" alcohol. At the worst, we have a drinking problem or over-indulge. We don't get drunk in public, we aren't 'skid row' bums, don't drink hard liquor, and certainly don't drink out of the bottle. Or so I was raised to believe.

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