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The Way In Is the Way Out

Before, negativity seemed to be the absolute truth and positivity felt forced. Now I experienced a place where neither was very relevant.

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The Symphony Orchestra of the Serenity Prayer on Zoom

At the beginning, I wasn’t sure if virtual meetings could work. Spirituality via Technology? It had never been done in AA.

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Damaged from the Git-Go!

I found a way to put my disease in remission, subject to my maintenance of the solution I found in my 12-step recovery program.

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Unacceptable

Reopening the economy during a pandemic is eroding a key AA tenet.

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Evolution and Alcoholics Anonymous

What is AA doing about the need for progress in improving our evidence-based understanding of the fundamental principles of recovery, so that we can bottle them up, so to speak, and get them to those still in need?

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New Study Supports AA’s Effectiveness, but Professionals Caution

Researchers found that 12-step programs were particularly effective when used alongside and after professional treatment. 

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Thank You for Your Share!

Thank you again for sharing, Toom. You said exactly the prompts I needed to say what I wanted to say. Now I am going to leave the meeting early with no explanation, in a very loud and disruptive manner.

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5 Messes I’ve Had to Clean Up in Recovery

When I’m on top of my 10th step game, it goes something like this: Sorry, my bad. How can I fix it? The apologies come easily, and I promptly follow up with offers to make up for all harms done. But I’m not always on top of my game.

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How AA Hijacked Addiction Science and Came to Dominate Treatment: An Interview with Joe Miller

The scientists at Yale liked what AA did, but they did not by any stretch think that AA was a cure-all for alcoholism. Neither, by the way, did Bill Wilson.

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Tales of a High-Bottom Alcoholic

Having a high bottom can be more dangerous because it can go undetected for life. You can end up just living a soulless life.