January 2014: In His Back Pocket
Once he got ready, he knew just the sponsor who'd be the right fit
One of my first meetings in Alcoholics Anonymous was at the Hikes Point Group on a Thursday night. It was an open speaker meeting, which back in 1989 met at 8:30 p.m. The speaker mentioned in his talk that during the worst of his alcoholism, he thought it was OK to have one wife and one girlfriend.
I had never heard anyone be so candid before in front of a roomful of people, especially concerning being unfaithful to one’s wife. But what really got my attention at the time was the fact that I was sitting in that meeting hearing my own story told, for I was married yet having an... Login to read more
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