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March 2013: Time Will Tell

He’s grateful the Third Tradition gave him the freedom to find his place

Tradition Three: The only requirement for A.A. membership is a desire to stop drinking.

There was a time in my early recovery when everything was perfect— no resentments, no hostility, no personality was too much for me, I was just happy to be sober. The Living Sober group in the Great Utah Valley met every day at noon and a few nights a week. It was an oasis to my dreary eyes. Things couldn’t have started to get better fast enough. But then the tough question was asked: Am I an alcoholic?

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