Stop Drinking Alcohol with Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Many drink dependents stop drinking alcohol with Alcoholics Anonymous, it has a proven track record. Although far from perfect, there are countless reasons to recommend it.
You may think, having read some pages on this website, that
I do not approve of AA, that I have 'issues' with it. NOT GUILTY!
I have no problems with
the 12 step method
, I got sober with AA, and I stayed sober for a year by going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Then, and only then, did I move on.
No, my issues lie with those who believe that Alcoholics Anonymous is the only way to stay sober. It just isn't true.
It is arrogant and presumptuous
to suggest that just because a method works for you, that it is the only method that works.
Anyway, enough of my ranting, if you want to read more then go to my page on
what's wrong with the 12 step program of AA
to read my ramblings on this topic.
As I said above
AA has its merits and has helped many get sober and stay sober
. Click on the titles below to read more about this unique self-help group.
The Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is at the heart of the AA way.
The way that Alcoholic Anonymous meetings are able to work so effectively is because of
a variety of different factors.
For more read
Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings
What are the Alcoholic Anonymous 12 Steps ?
From the moment the recovering alcoholic turns to AA he or she undertakes the so-called 12 steps. These steps are a path, so to speak, to maintaining sobriety.
For more read
Alcoholic Anonymous 12 Steps
Is the Virtual World an Effective Environment for Alcoholics Anonymous's 12 steps?
With the rise of the Internet, AA's message and way of sobriety has spread as never before.
It is now possible to attend AA meetings from the comfort of your home.
But is this a positive development, or are there risks?
For more read
The Pros and Cons of Alcoholic Anonymous Online Meetings
A quick Google search for “AA meetings online” will reveal
a wealth of sites
that can help you locate AA online meetings.
However, what it wont do is tell you how they work, read
AA Meetings Online - How do they Work?
to discover the ins and outs of AA Online Meetings.
Stop Drinking Alcohol with AA: AA Chat Rooms
Another resource for the alcohol dependent who
can't get to AA meetings
or just wants to get a bit more recovery time into his/her day.
many chat rooms
discussing the 12-step method and AA, the question is how can you find them?
AA Chat Rooms
to learn more.
A criticism often leveled at Alcoholics Anonymous is that it has many of the characteristics of a religious cult.
Alcoholics Anonymous Cult
to discover if AA really is a cult and whether it matters anyway.
Once you've found an AA online meeting or chat room you could be forgiven for thinking that those participating are
speaking a foreign language
To a certain extent they are. Decipher the acronyms that are in use in these online 'rooms' by reading
the lingo of AA online meetings and chat rooms
Stop Drinking Alcohol with AA: AA Slogans
Alcoholics Anonymous might be well known to most people in the United States. However, the same definitely cannot be said of
the slogans they use.
These slogans not only inspire those participating but also serve to create
a sense of belonging and togetherness.
to get a flavor of this unique aspect of AA.
If you want
to congratulate the recovering alcoholic
in your life, then there is no better way than giving them an Alcoholics Anonymous gift.
Alcoholics Anonymous gifts
to discover the best online retailers for Alcoholics Anonymous merchandise
If its AA literature you're after then you are spoilt for choice.
We have sifted through the rubbish to bring you
the best AA books
Discover the top ten
Alcoholics Anonymous books
Despite its place in the cultural life of America, few outside Alcoholics Anonymous, are aware of the history of alcoholic anonymous.
history of alcoholics anonymous
to learn about the origins of AA and its founders.
Stop Drinking Alcohol with AA: What does an AA Sponsor do Exactly?
Getting an AA sponsor is an integral part of the Alcoholics Anonymous program.
Why are they so important? What do they do exactly? How do you go about getting one? For the answers to these questions read,
AA sponsors explained
Quit Drinking with Alcoholics Anonymous: AA Serenity Prayer
The AA prayer for serenity could be called the mantra of the 12 step program. It is one of the basic tools for the recovering alcoholic.
However, unbeknown to many it is actually part of a much longer prayer. Read
AA Serenity Prayer
to discover the full version, who wrote it and its place in early Alcoholics Anonymous.
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