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October 1989

Unconditional Sobriety

Then I might as well be drunk!" A shocking statement? Yes, but one that I have heard repeatedly at meetings, which concerns me. For example: "I did not come to AA to stay miserable and unhappy. If I'm not going to enjoy life now that I'm sober then I might as well be drunk." Or, "I did not get sober to continue wallowing in self-pity or else I might as well be drinking."


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