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From the August 2018 magazine.

Enraged

Every time he thought about this guy, his blood boiled. He had to do something

I had been around AA for about three years and I’d done a few inventories. I knocked some names off my amends list, but I still wasn’t free. There was this one resentment that I wasn’t yet willing to let go of, and I knew without a doubt that I didn’t owe this guy an amends. 

During my active alcoholism, I had not been the best boyfriend to the woman who’s now my wife. When we were together, she had made an emotional connection with a man she worked with. When I found out about the two of them, I fully intended to go to his place of work and kill him. Luckily, that didn’t happen. 

-- Bill B.

Tahlequah, Oklahoma

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