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Regrets and Promises

An AA considers how an alcoholic can come to accept the past for what was

At a meeting last week, I heard a man with over 10 years sober speak. He made a comment that he still had a hard time with the concept of not regretting the past. He still felt badly about some of the things he had done.

This got me to thinking. I know I have received this promise, but how had it happened?

When I was less than 90 days sober, I went into a treatment center to mitigate the legal consequences of what I pray was my last drunk. While there, over 29 years ago, I heard about the Promises for the first time. Many of them sounded like something I wanted and a few... Login to read more
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