From the March 2014 magazine.

March 2014: Letter from the Editor

When we asked for stories about AA and families, we were surprised by the amount of wonderful submissions that came in. My own family was full of alcoholism, and my mother eventually found AA, so I knew exactly where to go when I wanted to stop drinking. I was lucky. And what’s even more beautiful is that AA has incredible Steps and tools to help us repair many of our relationships. In this month’s issue, members share about how both AA and alcoholism have touched their families.

In “Letting Go in Florida,” a mother...