Grapevine Online Exclusive
Now that's he sober, he's counting the days of his life, not the days until his death
I returned home around 10:30 in the evening on the final night of a good three-to-four day bender. I felt empty inside and overwhelmed. I lay down on my bed and began to weep.
Something had to give. I cried out to my Higher Power, whom I choose to call God, and asked him to help me because I couldn't go on living that way anymore.
I was immediately comforted. I rose from my bed and headed to the closest bar.
I drank what would be my last drinks.
Home Group at Rio Rancho
For years, he jumped from meeting to meeting until he learned the value of a place called home
An AA looks at the issue of feedback and crosstalk in meetings
Thoughts on the Traditions
An AA wonders if we are welcoming enough to newcomers
Later in Life
She thought she was different from others, but came to see that she was just a garden variety alcoholic
- Twelve Traditions
AA's guiding principles
Behind the Scenes
- Personal Stories
AA's tales of recovery
Tragedy in the Night
- Twelve Steps
AA's blueprint for sobriety
The Road from Reno
New to AA? Find sober support
Like a Duckling
Get a dose of Higher Power here
A River Runs Through It
They've experienced it all ... sober
What's My Secret?