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Someone Who Understood

Magazine Issue November 2020 | Topics Family Getting through Adversity Homegroup/Meetings Personal Stories Spirituality

Someone Who Understood

November 2020 | Our Twelve Traditions
Hitting bottom would surely end his chance to adopt. Who on earth would let him raise their child now?

My Oasıs

October 2020 | Money and Sobriety
Except for an occasional scorpion or two, this wonderful desert meeting was her safe, sober home

The Best We Could

August 2020 | LGBTQ+
After years of resentment, a gay member reunites with his dad, and AA helps heal the pain

Changing Course

August 2020 | LGBTQ+
I was nourished by these women. What resonated loudly was hearing that “getting sober is like trying to turn the Titanic around.” The woman’s words shook me to my core.

Sentenced: A Good Life

August 2020 | LGBTQ+
An old-timer remembers the judge in the 1960s who sent him to Ed, who cracked open the gate to freedom

Sober It’s What I Do

June 2020 | The Annual Prison Issue
For years, she tried desperately to fit in like everyone else. It was AA that finally gave her a way to feel normal

A Double life

May 2020 | Getting Into General Service
After decades of sobriety, she was now driving drunk and hiding bottles. The secrecy was killing her

Passing Over the wine

April 2020 | Home Group
No more frontloading, showing off and drama. He now celebrates his freedom with grape juice

In Shambles

April 2020 | Home Group
At four months sober, she had no money—not even for toilet paper. Thankfully, she had a sponsor

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