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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ........

    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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    Related Experiences

    Well I wasn't planning to. I was 15 had my first and only girlfirend (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/How-I-Met-My-Wife/4732380) We went to a beach and there was part of...
    Roan1990 Roan1990 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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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...
    blake000048 blake000048 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I really didn't want to get up. But the duck walks up from the lake and knocks at the backdoor around 6AM. Today was the norm. Feed the duck before the geese get there. Then watch...
    MaskedRascal MaskedRascal 36-40, M Jul 22

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    Every since I was a little girl, I was super shy. If I met new people, I would be super quiet around them. But when I feel more comfortable around people and feel I can trust them...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I get super nervous when meeting new people, yet I can be so talkative to people I've known for years. I just need to warm up to people :)
    Loovvee Loovvee 22-25, F Jul 27

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    I have no idea why, but I love just meeting and learning about new people, despite the fact I'm socially awkward and it's difficult for me to interact with strangers. I'm really...
    JustAOddGirl JustAOddGirl 13-15, F Jul 28

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    I'm that type of person that love meeting new people but when it meet them I'm very shy🙉 I know that I'm very shy but can I do to get over the shyness
    Purplequeen21 Purplequeen21 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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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.
    Joedaddy59 Joedaddy59 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I love meeting new people, finding common interests, learning new things and TONS of shameless flirting. I love the anticipation of building a wonderful conversation that lasts all...
    samaat samaat 22-25, F Aug 11

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    I love meeting people and making new friends but my best friend gets super jealous...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F Aug 11

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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
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 6 days ago

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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...
    earththinker earththinker 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 day ago

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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.
    imaloser2580 imaloser2580 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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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
    deany311 deany311 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I actually went carrie underwood on my MM when I found out he was seeing another woman... after falling pregnant.. I decided to not continue on with the pregnancy because I did not...
    kelyse2506 kelyse2506 26-30, F Aug 4

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    The first concert i went to was Radiohead. I went cause i was falling for that idiot i ended up marrying. I only went cause i was so over the moon that he wanted me to go at all...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    A lot of operations went wrong for me growing up! One thing I've learnt from all the surgeries i've had is that it doesn't cure anything... everybody think it's some miracle but it...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F a week ago

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    Taylor and Toby. I started as being the kid parents didnt want you to hangout with because I have bad parents who give me a bad rep. Taylor and Toby were the same. We used to talk...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F a week ago

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    I went out in public as a cheerleader for Halloween one year. An ex girlfriend of mine "convinced" me to do it (we had broken up years prior). She invited me along and I didn't...
    PHSensei PHSensei 36-40, M 19 hrs ago

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    I went to one homecoming and i hated it Everyone was humping each other and me and my bf felt so out of place so we just left with two of my friends and went to dinner then to the...
    WendyDarlin WendyDarlin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Disneyworld IS a magical place and it's soooo fun!! I went to epcot and tried lots of different delicious foods, I also went animal kingdom, and disneyworld!! It was years ago, but...
    Faithlovee Faithlovee 16-17, F Jul 26

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    I went to prom once. I didn't have a date so I went with my best friend who a female just like me.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 29

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    Yes i did! 😍 it was truly amazing && without even planning it. But, seems to always be the best! She made my whole night. We went out to eat had a beer and then went for ice...
    Jaiyy76 Jaiyy76 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I have gone skinny dipping four times so far. 1. The first time I remember going skinny dipping was when I was 8. I was at a sleepover and we were trying to stay up all night (her...
    serenagirl87 serenagirl87 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    The first time, I didn't have a date. Not that it mattered then, anyway. There was a lot of trouble at first. I used to stay in the school dormitory 10 hours away from home, so my...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F Aug 4

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    Omg I went to my cousins wedding so sweet But literally my cousin Megan that just got married has a perfect life she's a nurse and Timmy her husband works I forgot where but makes...
    GIRLYGIRL894 GIRLYGIRL894 26-30, F Aug 4

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    October was the first time I had cut. I had done five on my knee that were just like scratches. Like they didn't bleed. But they left scabs that then turned to purple scars. And I...
    thalassinia thalassinia 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Instead of going to prom, I went on a date. definitely the better decision.
    KatIsCrazy KatIsCrazy 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 21

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    No one asked me and I never went. The guys at my high school were all a bunch of *******. Some day, I will have an adult version of my prom- I will buy an expensive dress, have my...
    theyrereal theyrereal 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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    I don't really know what I mean when I say normal, but it certainly isn't being a jerk or boring and somehow I never went out with somebody who wasn't a jerk or boring or both...
    HannibalQ HannibalQ 16-17, F Jul 22

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    Hi Just went back into physical therapy today had my evaluation today my left shoulder that I got injured in a car accident in January 20,2012 needs more work and now right...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just went white water rafting in Montana on the flathead river near glacier park. I started falling out of the raft on one of the rapids. Our guide also let us swim in calmmer...
    undeadblackhawk undeadblackhawk 13-15, F Jul 22

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    I have been a cross dresser most of my life. I have purged several times, but the desire always comes back. Lately I have been just underdressing. A strong urge came and I started...
    davis36a davis36a 61-65 Jul 24

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    i went on a holiday with a male friend of mine in his caravan. he took me to a remote caravan camp site where we got set up and i still didnt have a clue it was a nudist site. it...
    SalinNY SalinNY 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Yesterday I got out of the shower and put on a white push-up T-shirt bra, my short shorts, a white "Wife Beater" style T-shirt, sandals, strawberry blonde wig and headed for the...
    davis36a davis36a 61-65 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I Just went on my first cruise and it was sooooo much fun!!!
    NeonNicole NeonNicole 16-17, F Jul 31

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    I went to the movie by myself today it was ok but it's not the same without friends. I feel like I've lost a lot of my friends.
    BrittTHart BrittTHart 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I read a report on BFRO about a skunk ape siting and went looking for it in the early morning around 5 am. No luck. Need to try again tomorrow.
    edonkey edonkey 46-50, M Aug 2

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