From the April 1992 magazine.

This Unbroken Circle

I first came to AA because I had finally associated my problems with getting drunk. But by a strange quirk in my logic, I could not actually connect getting drunk with the act of drinking. I just wanted a way to stop getting drunk without having to stop drinking.

I used AA for six years, getting my periods of recovery, usually brief, to get what I wanted from life at that time. These were, of course, followed by relapses.

-- Ty W.

Los Angeles, California

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