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I Went To An Aa Meeting

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Went to my first NA meeting today. I was surprised, it wasn't what I expected. I as worried it was going to stress the religious aspect of it and luckily they didn't because I'm an...
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    I am always open to talking to new people and meeting others, so message me if you want to talk :)
    JickeryJack JickeryJack 18-21, M Aug 6

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    Hi ya I truly enjoy meeting people so much that I opened a guest house and meet people from around the world It's a great experience and kills my loneliness.
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    I love meeting new people but I can be very shy and not know what to say or how to keep a conversation. It can be a real hell
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    I am generally a shy person, but when you get to know me,im generally cool and big hearted. I love meeting new people. Its always fun to have awesome conversations with humans you...
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    new people bring in new perspectives. There's always something to learn from their experiences & their cultures. You may not like the way they speak or the way they dress or...
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    I really like meeting new people, but I'm sorry if I don't reply to you, I can talk to everyone.
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    I really like meeting new people but I'm too shy to do anything about it :(
    Paragonn Paragonn 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I really enjoy meeting new people. Just to talk to them for the first time and get to know them is something I really enjoy doing. Especially if we both like the same things
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    I love meeting new people but I'm just extremely shy..when I first met my bf I was shy for a while
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    Yes. I am shy but up to meeting new people :)
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