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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The Power of Online Meetings

The first online voice AA meeting in Europe, first164yp, was started in January 2009 as a Monday night meeting on free Skype by Dallas T., an American living in Milan, Italy, who had just served as the Young People’s Contact for the Continental European Region (CER). Hence, the ‘yp’ in the name. At the beginning, […]

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Staying Sober in Cyprus

This member of AA shares what it was like, what happened, and what it’s like now staying sober during a global pandemic.  I first started drinking alcohol when I was about 14, although not on a regular basis. At 18 I began working in a large drinking culture where there was duty free alcohol, and off-duty […]

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Daily Meditation Meetings from Geneva on Zoom

What one meeting used to be like, what happened, and what the Daily Meditation Meetings are like now.  There used to be a Geneva-based meditation meeting. Fellows got together every Friday morning at 7:30am for a one-hour meeting, starting with 10 minutes of meditation followed by a reading of the chair’s choice. Attendance was very […]

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Online 7th Tradition and Anonymity

Many Groups in our Region have reached out expressing concerns on how to best collect 7thTradition money during this period when we are not able to hold physical face-to-face meetings. While there are several viable options to do this, and, in fact, in some parts of our Region passing a virtual basket has been the […]

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