Tag: meetings

My Problem Is Willingness

I’ve heard them referred to as “emotional binges.” I like that term much better than the one I normally use to describe the fresh hell I periodically allow my mind to put my heart and soul through.  I’m… Read More

Please Don’t Speak For Us

A few months ago, I got the following in a text message. “Oh my God, (insert popular radio morning show) is talking about all the easiest places to get laid, and some guy just called in and mentioned the… Read More

It’s Okay To Be Human In Recovery

I want to make it clear that it is not my intention to bash 12-step programs; I love them. I’ve been an active member of one since the day I got clean. I’m grateful for every suggestion I’ve ever received,… Read More

I Thought I Was Different

From the moment I walked into my first recovery meeting, I had a very clear picture of who I was, and an even clearer picture of how (I thought) everyone else saw me. I was different. I was… Read More

To Resent Or Rejoice…That Is My Choice

The holiday season is upon us and although it ’tis the season to be merry, it can also be quite concerning for alcoholics. At least it was for me when I was newly sober. There is no easy… Read More