She came to see that there was something more powerful than her
The “God thing” kept me away from AA for the first two and a half years of my sobriety. I knew nothing about AA, but thought that it was a cult and a religious organization that insisted on believing in God. And I didn’t believe in God.
I thought that quitting drinking would protect me from the challenges of life. It didn’t, and at two and a half years sober, I reached a point in my life where the only options I could see were either killing myself or drinking. And I couldn’t figure out which was the better solution. A very kind and knowledgeable professional that I was...
-- Callie S.
Not Fooling Anyone, Even Myself
An old-timer's journey out of fear and shame that people would find out he joined AA