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The Two Bottoms
He found out that it was possible to have a bottom in recovery too
There is a line in one of the Big Book stories that states, "One definition of a bottom is where the last thing you lost, or the next thing you are about to lose means more to you than the booze." The very next line says, "That point is different for each of us, and some of us have to die before we get there."
A bottom involving alcohol brought me to AA. In ignorant anger, the kind that seethes quietly, well below the surface, I lashed out at those around me and the world in general. How dare you threaten my love affair with alcohol! Who are you to tell me all...
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