Category: Alcoholics anonymous

Memories of alcohol

I drank for happiness and became unhappy. I drank for joy and became miserable. I drank for sociability and became argumentative. I drank for sophistication and became obnoxious. I drank for friendship and made enemies. I drank for sleep and woke up tired. I drank for strength and felt weak. I drank for relaxation and got the shakes. I drank for courage and became afraid. I drank for confidence and……


Is aa a cult?


 
I know that there is a lot of clapping. Coffee served and there is no moment that god is not mentioned. My first meeting was very odd. A lot of hugs. I was just sitting there listening to the people sharing their stories and fake laugh just got to me. It was not funny but if you in aa you have to pretend that it is and laugh together. People in aa love non believers because they……


Your recovery needs to be as unique as you


 
Even though I haven’t been sober for that long (as you may have noticed, I like saying that a lot lol) nevertheless I am already developing the sense of what recovery tools I like. I think that when it comes to sobriety, it’s important not to be a follower, but to be an active seeker instead. If you’ve ever been in Alcoholics Anonymous, you probably have heard people bashing about how……


What to expect in your first aa meeting


You can expect to be nervous. That’s ok. You just need to know that you are a huge value to the people who have been attending the meetings for years, because eventually you yourself will stay sober by helping others to stay sober. So most likely you will have more help than you can digest.

In my first meeting I was freaked out by the endless hugs and shit. I mean endless..If the meeting has a lot of people……


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