Tagged: alcoholism

Ernie Kurtz

A Tribute to Ernie Kurtz

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Fourteen. Originally posted in May 2015. Ernie was interested in, and supportive of, ALL paths to recovery. By Roger C. Ernie Kurtz died on January 19 of this year at...

Culture and Addiction

Fifty Chosen Articles: Number Twelve. Originally posted in December 2013. Does our culture create alcoholics and addicts? By Allen Berger, Ph.D. In this article I want to discuss how our culture sets us up...

Atheist in a Foxhole

Chapter 5: Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA Russ H. On a sunny Saturday morning at the end of July, 1995, I pulled into the cul-de-sac where I lived with my...

Sober Focus – The True Face of Alcohol

 A review by Diane I The author, Elvi, paints a very grim picture of our relationship with alcohol. The book is divided into two sections. Part 1 is called Alcohol and Society and it...

Acceptance?

By John B Something about 12 Step recovery that continues to pique my interest is how some assertions that make absolutely no sense to me have been endowed with the status of AA infallibility....

A Magnificent Game Changer

Chapter 2 Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA By Doris A. Like many, childhood was a fertile ground for becoming an alcoholic. My mother had very serious problems with alcohol, binge...

Alcoholism vs. Addiction

How much do alcoholics and drug addicts really have in common? Our experts explain the similarities as well as the differences. By Kristen McGuiness Originally published on The Fix “When I first got sober,...

Staying Sober Without God

Staying Sober Without God – Practical Step Six

AA Version: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. Practical Version: Made a list of our unhealthy character traits. If you’re the kind of person to pick up a...

Tales of Spiritual Experience

I’ll never smoke weed with Willie again My party’s all over before it begins You can pour me some Old Whiskey River my friend. But I’ll never smoke weed with Willie again. Toby Keith...