MEETINGS AREN’T THE ONLY WAY

By marilynldavis

by: Ben Rose   Meetings – a Must?   Meeting Makers Make it. ~AA Slogan I have heard it said time and again that to get sober, one must: Attend meetings Get a sponsor Work the steps  I agree with the idea behind these statements. I attend numerous meetings a week, have a sponsor and work…

Addiction to Recovery: Nowhere to Somewhere

By marilynldavis

Our barriers are self-imposed for the most part. That’s both good and bad news. Good because it’s an attitude within us, and therefore, we can change it. However, that’s the downside, too as most of us don’t like to feel uncomfortable in our life choices

Addiction: Dormant or Bursting into Full Bloom?

By marilynldavis

While those are only five ways to keep an addiction dormant, the most important one for me, is don’t pick up the substance that made the addiction burst into bloom in the first place. I’d like you to add to the fives ways to keep an addiction dormant. Just leave a comment, thanks.

A Voice from Al-Anon: We’re All In This Alone Together

By marilynldavis

By:  Whitney McKendree Moore Isolated in the Group? When I finally found my way into Al-Anon, I began to see what Lily Tomlin may have meant when she said, “We’re all in this alone together.” I had grown up in functional alcoholism and had then married it, so heads were nodding as I introduced myself…