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In the Kaleidoscope
It took many more "yets" before she came to the rooms of AA
The early years of my drinking didn't bring me a whole lot of grief. I was slowly seduced by alcohol which allowed me to think I was in charge. Yes, it's cunning, baffling, powerful and very patient. When I got my divorce, my four kids ranged in age from 5 to 12. I really believed I was in control! I was a good mom—clean house, food on the table, and I also had a job. After the divorce in 1970, I knew I had to make more money to support my kids. I got little child support and my waitressing pay just didn't make it.
I had heard that barmaids made good money and that sounded great...
The Steps as Solution
She turned to her sponsor and the program when her relationship faltered
Darkness Into Light
She learned to look forward to life rather than dread it
Down the Drain
One morning made the difference between his old life and his new life
From Cuff links to Handcuffs
Alcohol had robbed him of his life until he found AA