YPAA – The Power of the Group

I am lucky enough to have started a little tradition study with a few of my fellow AA’s. Last month we discussed Tradition Four: “Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or A.A. as a whole.” So when this offer to share on YPAA as a part of greater AA arrived, […]

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This Too Shall Pass

In my early days of sobriety, when I was desperate for sobriety and was beset with problems and bedevilments arising from my past, my cry would be “Why is this happening to me? When will this ever stop?” The usual reply from older and wiser AA’s would be “This too shall pass!” Gradually, with the […]

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A Blueprint

The truth is I never handled alcohol well. From my first drink at 13 to my last drink 60 days ago, I was more often than not a blackout drunk. In the last years, I lied to everyone saying that it was worse after having kids but that’s just not true! The final stages saw […]

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GROWING UP IN AA

Hi, my name is Irma and I am an alcoholic from Vilnius, Lithuania. My home group is the “Young People in AA” group which meets Fridays at 7:30 PM. It is a bilingual group (sometimes even trilingual) and we go to fellowship afterward. I came into the rooms when I was 23 years old and my […]

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Grateful Archives

My name is Peter and I am an alcoholic. I am part of the fellowship—one among many—but I am one. Telling my story seemed like a mountain I would never be able to climb. I dedicate my story to the many spiritual seekers who have touched my life in many great ways. These people have become […]

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