March 2016

Endless Drunkalogs

One member would rather hear about the Steps we worked to recover than the steps we tumbled down

The book Alcoholics Anonymous, in “How It Works,” states that “our stories disclose in a general way what we used to be like, what happened and what we are like now.” I don’t remember reading: “We talk endlessly about our drunken escapades, with particular emphasis on humorous anecdotes involving forged identity cards, fancy drinks with little umbrellas, or how many times we’ve vomited in a 24-hour period.”

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