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Relief from the Storm
After she landed in the hospital, she took the First Step
I can’t recall the pivotal moment when I crossed the threshold from being a “normal” drinker to an alcoholic one, but I do recall my first drink with perfect clarity. By middle school I began to feel quite different from the other kids. While other girls my age were forging alliances that would last them for years to come, I wandered aimlessly on the outskirts of the social circles. My inability to find a place among any such groups caused intense feelings of inadequacy and resentment which in turn mutated into full-throttle angst and depression.
A Soldier's Story Suffering from post traumatic stress and alcoholism, he finally surrendered
A Few Light Bulb Moments A member describes the turning points along the way that led to AA
The Bar Across the Street He moved in figuring he would just keep drinking. His Higher Power had other plans.
From the Doss-house to the Penthouse An AA in Scotland recounts his journey into sobriety
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June 2013: Without a net
Giving it away to keep it
June 2013: Diagnosis: fear, cure: action
New to AA? Find sober support
June 2013: Losing my religion
They've experienced it all ... sober
June 2013: The happiest boy in the world
- Emotional Sobriety
Dry drunk no more
June 2013: My big fat sober wedding
- Personal Stories
AA's tales of recovery
June 2013: Bang Bam Boom!