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Slow Learners and Sobriety

| Grapevine Online Exclusives
The compelling story of a man who couldn’t get it right—and then did

Walkin’ Funny

April 2020 | Home Group
Stranger things have happened at an AA home group, but this Sunday morning’s was pretty good

Island of hope

April 2020 | Home Group
An old-timer recalls moving as far away as she could to stop her drinking. Somehow, this time it worked

The smell of freedom

May 2019 | Our Big Book–80 Wonderful Years
When it was time to admit, she spent some quiet time in a very special place under the sky

How we drank

April 2019 | Relapse
Do we sometimes forget to share about why we came to AA in the first place?

Effects Produced By Alcoholics Anonymous

August 2018
The month of June is momentous for her, containing love and loss—and finally rebirth within the fellowship of AA

The Party

March 2018
Newly sober, he was a bit nervous about going to a party where people would be drinking. But his AA friend showed him that, when the chips were down, sobriety is what counted

The False Sea

November 2015
He had to concede that his drinking wasn't just part of the fisherman lifestyle

I Can Smell the Cookies

September 2015

The Unwritten Chapter

September 2015
A member living with bipolar depression discusses her experiences in AA


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