Grapevine Online Exclusive
Woman to Woman
A relationship with a sponsor taught her how to connect
When I first came into AA, I did not like women and certainly didn't feel that I had any use for them. I didn't trust women either. I had been stabbed in the back too many times in my life.
When I found myself released from a community alternative program and in need of a sponsor, I thought, "Oh no." I decided that I was okay on my own for right now and a sponsor could wait. I had been locked up for the last nine months so I had more sobriety under my belt than I had ever had. I was attending a lot of meetings and was required to attend group counseling twice a week and individual...
Step Six Re-examined
The more he practiced the Step, the greater the rewards
The Changes Through the Years
A member tells us about the different phases of her recovery
This May Not Pass
He learned to accept his physical condition and used AA to help him manage it each day
The Serenity Prayer: An Interpretation
(Reprinted from March 1977)