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February 2011: It’s My way or no way

When I first came into AA, it was so my wife wouldn’t take my two daughters and leave. I wasn’t like any of you. I saw all the differences, none of the similarities.

There were a few more years of getting away with it, going to meetings and still drinking. I only got caught by my wife about once a month, when I would promise never to drink again. I could get a few weeks together, sometimes months. But sobriety eluded me. If I were going to work this program, it would be my way or no way.

My life got worse. My business started failing and my health wasn’t so good, but my... Login to read more
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