Grapevine Online Exclusive

Published March 2011.

Web Exclusive: Learning The Right Balance

A couple discover how to enjoy quality time together after their obligations to others.

Taking the ride together.

In the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, we are told our common AA experiences can be an advantage in relationship building, but also gently admonished that “it is only when boy meets girl on AA campus, and love follows at first sight, that difficulties may develop.” Furthermore, Step Twelve suggests as a spiritual necessity that “prospective partners need to be solid AAs, and long-enough acquainted to know their compatibility at spiritual, mental, and emotional levels is a fact and not wishful thinking.” Recently, I was given the opportunity to...

-- Anonymous