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I Went To An Aa Meeting

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    I Like To Drink But....

    I like a drink in the afternoons after work, after mowing the lawn, when I am with friends, you know the same as a lot of people. Do I feel terrible if I don't drink? Well I wasn't sure, cause if I feel like one I have one. Then I heard on the radio about Alcohol Free February...
    rabbitpaw rabbitpaw 41-45, F Apr 22, 2012

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    Mr

    Hi I am 37 years old and pretty sure I am an alcoholic I am in a stable reationship with a woman and have two beautiful boys! My drinking is seriously ******* up my life I lie to my partner about my drinking I have even sworn on my children's lives and told lies about my drinking...
    tippereddog tippereddog 36-40 2 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    Back After Ten Years

    I went to my first meeting in 97 it blew my mind I was not one of them,  Yet.  But I was scared confused and lonely.  I new I had to do something I tryed the twelve step program and pretty much went nuts with worry I and fear that I ...
    johnnybbetter johnnybbetter 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    For Years Before I Really Quit Drinking

    oh,the first few hundred meetings I didn't really enjoy so much,but I'm nothing if not stubborn and thanks to help from the ancient occultic gods and the few humans who spoke my langwitch,I have finally put together a few years without the dubious pleasureof getting all messed up...
    dubkebab dubkebab 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 16, 2009

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    ........

    i started a.a years ago in and out of the rooms. this time i really enjoy the meetings (most anyway) what i don't understand is that in the meeting they say we are here to share our experience, strength and hope. but, alot of people like to give their opinion about what you...
    charmed88101 charmed88101 31-35, F 4 Responses May 29, 2011

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    Serenity Prayer

    God , Grant us the Serenity to accept the things we cannot change , Courage to change the things we can And Wisdom to know the difference Love n (((HUGs)) . Keep Coming Back !!
    domking domking 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2009

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