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Change of Perception

His first AA meeting was his spiritual awakening

Several years before I came to AA, I was aware that there was something very wrong with me but not one person ever suggested that I might be an alcoholic or that I should try AA. Perhaps that was due to the denial of those around me that drank like I did. Suggesting that I had a problem with alcohol would mean outing themselves and others.

Looking back on it now, I feel fortunate that I survived those last few years of failed attempts at life and when I ran out of options I came to AA sincerely looking for answers. The denial within me was gone. My mind was open and for the first time in my life I was listening.

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