From the February 1958 magazine.

20 Questions for the Sober Alcoholic

This "sobriety questionnaire" came to us, over a year ago, with an author's note: "I'm pretty new in AA and can watch my progress--if any--by what I write from time to time."--Ed.


  1. Do you waste time because you don't put first things first?
  2. Is a wrong attitude making your home life unhappy?
  3. Are you shy with other people because of a perverted sense of pride?
  4. Is your egotism showing?
  5. Do you ever feel remorse as a result of an unkind act?
  6. Have you gotten into financial difficulties as a result...

    -- A. H.

    Azusa, California