New General Chat Section

General ChatI have decided to put a general chat thread on the site, as it has been going for 10 months now and there are a number of people coming here, who do not seem to go on other...

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More blogging in Recovery.

More blogging in Recovery. I really do think that blogging, is becoming an important part of recovery for many people. At one time there was just a few 12 step forums, and a couple of small anti AA sites, but things have...

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More books from members of the soberistas site.

More books from members of the "soberistas'' site. I have written quite a few posts about good things that have come from the Soberistas website for those wishing to change their drinking habits. It is refreshing to see a site...

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After 75 Years of Alcoholics Anonymous, It’s Time to Admit We Have a Problem

After 75 Years of Alcoholics Anonymous, It’s Time to Admit We Have a Problem BY MAIA SZALAVITZ  in the Pacific Standard. http://www.psmag.com/navigation/books-and-culture/75-years-alcoholics-anonymous-time-admit-problem-74268/#.UvlY8xvu3WY.twitterAbove is a link to a great piece which questions how effective the 12 step recovery model used by AA is....

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Good luck on January the first

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Blogging in the early days of recovery from alcohol abuse.

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Blogging

Today I have been looking around the web at different blogs( it's been slow at work). I'm surprised at what I have found. There are so many niche sites about people doing recovery their own way and getting support...

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Divorcing Drink

Thought I would give a shout out to this brave new blog about somebody making a diary of their recovery.  Giving up drink can be very hard, especially if you have relied on it for years. I came across...

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