Sex addiction

May 11, 2022

By Andy F

Categories: problems other then alcoholism

An addictive personality I first got clean and sober in 1984. Members of the 12 step fellowships I attended were all sharing the same thing. It wasn’t solely drugs and alcohol they had problems with. Addiction would affect other areas of their lives. They talked about struggles with gambling, overeating and bulimia. Then there were […]

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Is AA a cult?

April 14, 2022

By Andy F

Categories: Alcoholics Anonymous

A newcomers arrival in AA I loved AA from my very first meeting. This may sound like an extreme statement. The truth is that I always felt different from others. As a result of a difficult childhood, I always felt a sense of separation and alienation. I didn’t really fit in with ‘normal’ people. I […]

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The Promises of AA

March 10, 2022

By Andy F

Categories: AA literature

What are the 12 promises of AA? The number 12 keeps coming up again and again in Alcoholics Anonymous. I have often wondered if twelve has any significance in numerology. Actually, it does. The number twelve carries religious, mythological and magical symbolism, generally representing perfection, entirety; or cosmic order in traditions since antiquity.  Wikipedia Perhaps it […]

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