Emotional sobriety

Emotional Sobriety

July 5, 2021

By Andy F

Categories: AA literature

Physical sobriety I had been in AA for about 15 years when I first heard the expression ‘emotional sobriety.’ It immediately caught my attention. Could this expression be suggesting that emotional sobriety and physical sobriety was not the same thing? I had struggled with physical abstinence from alcohol for a long time after coming to […]

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The Doctor’s Opinion

June 16, 2021

By Andy F

Categories: AA literature

A newcomer’s reaction I went to my first AA meeting in May 1984. It took several weeks for the alcoholic fog to clear. I was happy to be in AA and to have found like-minded people. I felt an immediate sense of belonging amongst fellow alcoholics. However, I didn’t much like AA’s basic recovery text, […]

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