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The Challenge of Kicking Off the Summer Sober: It’s Like Christmas

I used to get drunk to get my spark

And it used to work just fine

It made me wretched but it gave me heart…

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On being shunned

I did not see this right away; that 90% of the people I thought were my friends for over a decade were engaged in the time-honored tradition of shunning me as an Outsider, as soon as I began to drink and quit meetings. 729 more words

Leaving AA

True Tolerance

Finally, we begin to see that all people, including ourselves, are to some extent emotionally ill as well as frequently wrong and then we approach true tolerance and see what real love for our fellows actually means.

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Equal Rights

At one time or another most A.A. groups go on rule making benders. . . . After a time fear and intolerance subside, . We do not wish to deny anyone his chance to recover from alcoholism.

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Let's Talk About...Love Baby...

What the heck is love anyway? I’ve thought I have been “in-love” before, I have told people I love them when I really didn’t, and didn’t really know what love was until I became a mother; even then I don’t think I do it perfectly. 1,066 more words



He walked past me, staring. I had never seen him before in my life. He looked like any man I would have seen anywhere in the world. 993 more words

A New Freedom and a New Happiness

**This week’s post is written by my pen-pal Nichole Barry-Kroger. Although we share a last name, and though I now think of her as a sister, we are not actually related. 434 more words