Emotional sobriety is a phrase that was used by Bill Wilson in a Grapevine article, entitled The Next Frontier: Emotional Sobriety, published in 1958, some 20-plus years after he got sober. Originally a letter to […]
Al-Anon is perhaps the 12 step fellowship most closely associated with Alcoholics Anonymous. In the early days of AA virtually all members were men, and their wives would go with them to meetings and normally […]
Narcotics Anonymous was one of the early fellowships to emerge, after AA, and was aimed at people who had a problem with any type of narcotic or drug, legal or illegal, prescribed or non-prescribed. People […]
This can be a slightly confusing term for some people. It originates from the organisation Alcoholics Anonymous, which developed a recovery program based around 12 specific steps, which are really statements of experience of what […]
The phrase the 12 and 12 is often used in AA meetings, and refers to a book written and published by one of the co-founders, Bill Wilson, entitled the 12 steps and the 12 traditions.
The chips that are referred to in Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are in fact coin sized medallions that some people like to have as a time marker of their sobriety. People in alcoholics anonymous are often […]