Bad Sponsors in AA

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October 13, 2020

By Andy F

Categories: Sponsorship

Relapse and sponsorship Picking up that first drink again and again in AA was not an experience that I would wish on my worst enemy. As I mention in my book, since coming to AA I have had at least twenty sponsors. Most sponsors let me go whenever I picked up that first drink. I […]

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Online Sponsorship in AA

Hands and Butterflies

October 6, 2020

By Andy F

Categories: Sponsorship

The potential danger of “resting on our laurels” * * BB – “Into action” pages 97/98 First edition I was in the fellowship for over twenty-five years before I had my first experience of online sponsorship. I was also about eleven years away from my last drink. Although it was such a long time since […]

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Healthy Sponsorship Boundaries in AA

Gateway to Freedom

September 28, 2020

By Andy F

Categories: Sponsorship

I came to AA on the 15th of May 1984 after twenty years of very self- destructive drinking. For the next thirteen years in AA, I relapsed regularly and almost died on several occasions. During this period I probably got through at least twenty sponsors. There were many reasons for my frequent relapses. My inability to […]

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