I DIDN'T UNDERSTAND
It's all about trusting God, a young adult struggling with AA learns
I HAD my last drink on September 21, 2008, when I was 26 years old. I bounced in and out of the rooms for several years before then. This time I came back beaten up and hopeless. Today I live with much more freedom, hope and joy.
In May 2004, at age 22, I went to my first AA meeting. At the time I didn't think I was an alcoholic. What brought me to that first meeting was that my drinking had become almost daily. Friends were hinting that I had a problem, but I couldn't see it. One night around that time, I was feeling lonely, depressed and worthless, partly because of my learning...
-- ROBERT B.
East Islip, N.Y.