Recovery in a time of Isolation – 325

Are you “sheltering in place”? How are you able to participate in recovery when you can’t meet face to face with other members? Spencer and Marylou discuss how they...

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Fear and Anxiety – 324

In a recent online meeting, the almost unanimous choice of topic was fear and anxiety. We were all feeling it in one way or another. We started with a...

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Josh R – Recovery Dharma – 323

Do you struggle with the God language in the 12 steps? Josh did. His inability to fully engage with the steps was probably a factor in his relapses. Josh...

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Online meetings

As we are moving into a time of social distancing, where many of our meeting places are closing down, but also when we may be feeling anxious, confused, and...

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Deborah C – Hands Off Pays Off – 322

Although Deborah came from an alcoholic family, and married an alcoholic, she only came to Al-Anon when her son was having problems with alcohol and drugs. And only because...

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Diana H – Born Into Crazy – 321

Trigger warning: Diana's story includes some violent and abusive episodes from her childhood. You can skip forward to about 21:00 to avoid those descriptions. Diana H had a turbulent...

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