Fireflies – Recovery of a Marriage – 378

Al Anon Courage to Change: “We all have dark times in our lives, but the journey to better times is often what makes us happier, stronger people. When we...

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Whether the Alcoholic is Still Drinking or Not – 377

Our suggested opening tells us that “we can find contentment, and even happiness whether the alcoholic is drinking or not.” How does this happen? How can we deal with...

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My Husband – 376

A listener sent me a deeply moving and personal share about her life with her husband. She recorded the share shortly before attending his memorial service, after his death...

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Feeling new in recovery – 375

I recently received an email from a person who is in early recovery. He is struggling with getting really into the program, and listed these issues he has.  Almost...

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My Recovery is not Conditional on Yours – 374

Is your recovery dependent on someone else’s? How does this hurt? Ester's partner decided to stop attending AA. How did she react? How did she use this to strengthen...

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Gratitude 2021 – 373

In November, I asked the members of the email list, “what are you grateful for today?” These are your responses. I had hoped to get them out shortly after...

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