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I Am An Al-anon Member

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    Ayankee, Are You Ok? - The email was about making peace.  I'm sorry you're carrying so much rage and anger, I feel for you.  Keep going to meetings and get a sponser...
    FlyingNinjas FlyingNinjas 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    Therapist Has Suggested Becoming An Alanon Member - Hi I'm very new to all this. After suffering with anxiety & seeing various counsellors etc for almost 10 years I have finally...
    DR1983 DR1983 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    The Twelve Steps - The twelve step program is to help people focus on themselves instead of others.If one is focusing on themselves...they have no time to focus on another! I also...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    Defects Of Character - I became an Al Anon member March 24th 1994, I remember the first meeting I attended was on step 6 . Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects...
    nickahoi nickahoi 61-65, F Apr 27, 2012

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    Dissapointed. - After reading some of the posts in this al-anon group, I gotta say that I'm a little sad about all the banter.  True, it doesn't involve me in the least bit...
    brisson1985 brisson1985 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    My Path To Al-anon.. It's A Long Story That You Might Just Find Interesting - In 2003, at 20years old, life as I knew it changed for ever. As the youngest child & only girl, I was...
    DR1983 DR1983 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2013

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    Problems With An Al-anon Member Who Talks Waaaay Too Much! - So, I started attending al-anon in February of 2012. It took me awhile to become comfortable enough to share my stories...
    1 Response Jan 11, 2013

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    Best Thing I Ever Did . . . - I joined Al-Anon a few years ago because my husband is an alcoholic.  Earlier this year, someone very close and dear to me became addicted to...
    contrast55 contrast55 51-55 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    Please Stop Being Hurtful - Ayankee, I find your messages really hurtful and spiteful.  I'd like to think all alanon members can be nice to eachother even if we don't always...
    FlyingNinjas FlyingNinjas 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Oops - FlyingNinjas...no...I sure didn't get a chance to read your email...I guess it was deleted or something. I really don't care for a lot of drama and rage!
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 14 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    You Don't Have That Power - Mad...lol...you don't have that power! Hurt feelings...truth does hurt when one doesn't want to hear it! Sponser...their wonderful but some people don...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F Dec 9, 2009

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    So Now You Want To Be The Innocent - FlyingNinja...oh please...your the one who started all of this with your rage and anger...not me.You wrote a very angry post...I commented on...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Thank Goodness For Al-anon! - Al-anon has helped to keep me sane amidst the chaos of being married to an alcoholic. I have learned that there is nothing I can do for my alcoholic...
    angeleyes2009 angeleyes2009 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    Um? - Well, Ayankee, I've said sorry the best way I could although most likely it was flawed.  I'm only human.  That's all I can really do.  I was pretty...
    FlyingNinjas FlyingNinjas 26-30, F Dec 9, 2009

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    Soulmates - This was a poem I wrote a few years ago.Soul mates, I believe are from the very beginning when our souls were in Heaven together.When we are born on earth are  souls...
    nickahoi nickahoi 61-65, F May 4, 2012

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    A Higher Power - I believe in a higher power who is greater than myself and who I choose to call God! I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that if it wasn't for God working in my...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 7 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    My How Some Try To Twist The Truth - FlyingNinja...I think your the one who needs help and maybe one day...you'll learn to work your program and solve your issues.Keep going back...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 10 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Honesty Helps Us Heal - After I created this group...I didn't know if I was going to write a story in it.  I have already written about how Alanon and the twelve steps helped...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2009

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    No More Cosigning Bull*s*h*i*t - Someone has got to start writing stuff in this, so I guess I'll start. That's right.  No more cosigning  bull*s*h*i*t.  Thats my...
    FlyingNinjas FlyingNinjas 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    April 2. Facing Our Darker Side. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. —Step Four of Al-Anon By the time we get to the Fourth of the Twelve Steps, we...
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