It Works

by Carina H. I entered the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous a few months before my 22nd birthday. I did not come to AA knowing that I was an alcoholic or that I could not control my drinking and that I was powerless over alcohol. I also had not lost a family, a house, a job, […]

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Love . . . here?

Hi, I’m Jamie B. and I’m an alcoholic. When I first came into AA, everything to do with me looked good on the outside. I had a job, a car, a place to live, but I was spiritually and emotionally bankrupt. I had nothing going for me, I had no idea how to talk to people […]

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Am I Unapproachable?

A few weeks ago, I read a story about a woman who’d lost 21 kg. There were selfies of her smiling and waving in the mirror. Underneath her picture was her amazing story of how she had lost the weight with the help of a weight loss group. There was also a listing of meetings where other […]

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How I stay sober today

I have been sober in AA over half my life. Alcohol did not cause my alcoholism. I was born restless, irritable and discontented and still am. I have only a daily reprieve based on the maintenance and continuing development of my spiritual condition. Here’s how I stay sober today: (1) I don’t drink alcohol. I […]

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