I can answer questions on the recovery from alcohol addiction as I am a recovering alcoholic with 24 years of sobriety. I can also address the spiritual aspects of the 12-Step program as I have a Master of Divinity degree; serve as a pastor in the Quaker church; and, serve as a hospice chaplain. I have also served as a prison chaplain for one year and currently volunteer as a mentor once a week, working with two inmates one-on-one as they work towards reentry into society as free persons.
I am a recovering alcoholic with 24 years of continuous sobriety.
Master of Divinity awarded in 2000 from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
A life lived in recovery is the way life was meant to be lived. If you think you are an alcoholic, give Alcoholics Anonymous a try!
I hope, by living my life one day at a time, to achieve a life well-lived in sobriety. I hope to die sober!
Alcohol [addiction] is "cunning, baffling, powerful!" [From the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, page 58-59]
Many people simply cannot get a grasp on the fact that addiction comes in many forms and thus live in denial their entire lives never knowing they have lived an addictive life style.
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Julie, Thank you for your questions. They are good ones when facing the alcoholic tendencies of our friends and family. What you describe is certainly consistent with alcoholism. And you have discovered
Patti, Thank you for your questions and some explanation of your relationship situation. The answer to the first is yes, alcoholics are typically moody. The Big Book of AA says that we can find
Holi, Thank you for your message and questions. The explanation was helpful to know somewhat about your situation. You are on the right road - you now say that there will be no more alcohol! That
Sorry I am so long in answering your followup. I love the fact that you are finding AA and Alanon so benefical. Keep up the interest in these and my guess is that good things will happen as he sees
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