Alcoholics Anonymous Sayings


People in recovery tend to talk a lot – at meetings, on the phone, on zoom and face to face. Sometimes this can all be a bit irritating, but most of the time the things people talk about have real value in recovery.

Out of all the conversations, have developed a number of what are known as AA Sayings. These are normally remarks or comments that an individual will say in the context of AA, but which people generally resonate with at quite a significant level.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous, often referred to as AA, is probably the best-known model of recovery for helping people who have a problem with alcohol.

As an organisation, it has been around since the early to mid-1930s, originating in the United States but quickly growing and spreading across the world.

Whilst most people have probably heard about AA, most of its inner workings and language are really only understood by those who are members of it, and attend AA meetings.

The anonymity aspect of AA it is often confused with a degree of secrecy that people who have a drink problem often develop as part of their life.

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