Many non-alcoholics don’t understand why members of 12 Step fellowships continue to attend meetings after years of continuous sobriety. Members of 12 Step fellowships may even ask themselves the same question at one time or another. Also, new members may not be convinced that meetings will help them achieve sobriety. There are various reasons why alcoholics and addicts regularly attend meetings and I would like to share what my reasons are for going to 12 Step meetings after twelve years of continuous sobriety(…)
There are many reasons why a sober living is a great place to begin sobriety. Getting away from familiar areas filled with regularly visited hang outs as well as drinking and using associates can be beneficial when beginning the road to recovery. A sober living is a great place to become immersed in a clean and sober environment and be surrounded by others that are seeking and achieving sobriety. Sober livings are effective because they connect people who are learning how to live a sober lifestyle (…)
THE REWARDS OF GIVING
This is indeed the kind of giving that actually demands nothing. He does not expect his brother sufferer to pay him, or even to love him. And then he discovers that by the divine paradox of this kind of giving he has found his own reward, whether his brother has yet received anything or not.
My name is Michael W. and I am a recovering addict/alcoholic. I am 25 years old, have over 3 years sober, and living in Los Angles California. My life today is better than it has been all of my life and it is because of the simple program of Alcoholics Anonymous and Reality House Sober Living.
THINKING OF OTHERS
Our very lives, as ex-problem drinkers, depend upon our constant thought of others and how we may help meet their needs.
A COMMON SOLUTION
The tremendous fact for every one of us is that we have discovered a common solution. We have a way out on which we can absolutely agree, and upon which we can join in brotherly and harmonious action. This is the great news this book carries to those who suffer from alcoholism.