Monthly Archives: July 2010

The measure of a man

I tend to compare my sobriety to yours.  I do it to see how I’m “stacking up“… to see if I’m “on schedule“.  None of these concepts are valid in A.A., but that doesn’t stop me from berating myself when … Continue reading

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Sexual Affairs

There was a lady that lived in Georgia who’d come around Sobrenity when she was in Tampa visiting her daughter.  They called her Georgia Ann.  I heard she moved to North Carolina. I wonder if they still call her Georgia … Continue reading

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This Important Message

Two messages, both given to me by the same person about a week apart, have been responsible for most of the growth and success (at staying sober) that I’ve enjoyed in A.A. I was probably 6 months sober — feeling … Continue reading

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