Web Exclusive: On the Other Side of Amends
An alcoholic ends up on the receiving side of an amends for a change
The Steps can take unexpected twists
When it comes to making right past mistakes and harms, also known as Step Nine, my experience has been my making amends to others. But this story is about being on the receiving end of someone making an amends to me.
About five years ago, I had a guy working for me who was very likable, fairly good at his work, and had the greatest stories about why he would be late or unable to work. For instance, one time he developed Crohn's disease and couldn’t come to work because he was at the hospital the night before. Another time he was going to be late for work because he ran into the... Login to read more
Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe.
- Personal Stories
AA's tales of recovery
Tragedy in the Night
- Twelve Traditions
AA's guiding principles
Behind the Scenes
- Twelve Steps
AA's blueprint for sobriety
The Road from Reno
New to AA? Find sober support
Like a Duckling
Get a dose of Higher Power here
A River Runs Through It
They've experienced it all ... sober
What's My Secret?