Getting Sober in A Bilingual Meeting

Hi, my name is Tina and I am an alcoholic. My sobriety date is September 23, 2019, and I have been sober for 1 year, 3 months and 6 days this equals 463 days of sobriety at the time of writing this post. I have been an alcoholic since I first started to drink at the […]

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Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes

A member’s experience of getting sober in 2020.  “Most of our problems are of our own making and change will only rectify them.” My name is Katie and today I am a grateful, sober alcoholic – only due to the fact that I started to make changes in my lonely, destructive life. My sobriety date […]

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Out Of My Comfort Zone

My name is Rafael and I’m an alcoholic. I got sober in Berlin and have been living there for more than eight years. One of the reasons I chose this city was that it seemed to be socially acceptable to drink at all times and almost everywhere. I only got to enjoy that for a […]

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Finding the Fellowship I Craved in YPAA

My name is A.J. and I am an alcoholic. “Yes, I’m willing.  But am I consigned to a life where I shall be stupid, boring and glum, like some righteous people I see?”  When I came to AA at age 29, I had already lived my life as stupid, boring, glum, and self-righteous as an […]

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Incomplete and Lonely

  A newcomer remembers the first and last drunk before coming to A.A.   I always felt incomplete and lonely. I had that hole deep inside of me and I could never really fully connect with anyone until I discovered alcohol. I started drinking when I was 18. I went to Paris where I walked […]

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