New Blog Critical of AA

Here is a new blog critical of AA by another person who has left. https://ileftaa.blogspot.com/It was a difficult decision for me to leave AA, even though I was questioning what was going on in meetings and its effectiveness. Other people...

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Rational Email

It is always good to get an email from somebody who has found the site helpful. I got permission from Tim who wrote this to put this on the site. I also used some of the ideas from Rational...

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Unhelpful AA sponsors

I try not to be critical of other people's recovery solutions. I feel is a private matter for the individual to decide which solution is best for them. I have been critical of those who call themselves anti-AA. I...

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The Thinking Atheist 12 Step Episode:

Here is a quick post to link to an excellent podcast about recovery. It is by The Thinking Atheist  and the topic is 12 Step Recovery. Many who go to AA etc, are put off by the religious side of...

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Is Alcoholics Anonymous a Destructive Cult?

Jon who often does podcasts with me and has his own blog https://jonsleeper.wordpress.com which is really worth reading has done this podcast with Chris Shelton about the cult side of AA. This is what he says about it. I did a podcast with...

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Key Players in AA history

Just before Christmas, Jon did a great podcast for this site with Bob K about AA history and the issues that atheists have in 12 step fellowships. I thought it was really good and decided to read Bob's book on...

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Monica Richardson 13th Step Film 2017

Monica Richardson 13th step film A few of you who ave followed this blog will remember me supporting Monica Richardson for making her film the 13th Step. Some of us met up at a preview show in London over a...

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Atheism in Alcoholics Anonymous, with Bob K.

Bob K lives in Ontario, Canada, and has been sober in AA for 25 years.  He is a well-known AA historian and published author.  His book "Key Players in AA History" is a revealing account of the true stories...

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Podcast – Good Things about AA

Another Podcast on Alcoholics Anonymous. I have not had much of a chance to do much on the blogs for the past few months due to being really busy but I hope to do a few more things soon. This is...

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Podcast and post for people giving up Alcohol for New Year

Happy New year 2016. I thought I would add something to the site for those who are still struggling with Alcoholism and who are trying to stop drinking alcohol. It is New Years Day, and many attempt to make stopping...

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