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Who Am I Really?
After a lifetime of pretending to be somebody else, the Steps helped her accept herself
A few days ago, a friend forwarded one those silly, laugh-out-loud emails. This email contained a dozen photographs of people and/or animals in strange or silly situations. Each photo had a corresponding punch line. Overall, the email elicited a much needed, hearty laugh.
One photo in particular had me laughing hysterically. I laughed so hard that I cried. Before I knew it, I was simply crying. Really crying, and I didn't know why.
The Days of Discontent
Although she was professionally successful, her life was unhappy as she continued to drink
Cracking Open the Shell
Coming to AA meetings, he realized that he had more in common with everyone else that he had previously thought
The Hunting Party
An AA recollects his earliest drinking memory and understands his powerlessness
Anonymity and the Social Networks
An AA discovers a way in which her anonymity is threatened by an online social group