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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Support in Alcoholism Recovery.

Reflection on my recovery from Alcoholism. I have been reflecting a bit on my journey so far in recovery, as I have the opportunity to be part of a new online recovery community, and will be looking at the non...

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jonsleeper.wordpress.com

jonsleeper.wordpress.com One of the best things that has happened as a result of having this blog and visiting other sites is that I constantly meet new people, who have interesting ideas about recovery, from all around the world. I wondered...

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Enjoying an alcohol free life

Enjoying an alcohol free life, and meeting fellow sober people on a night out. Last night I went to a great club in Chelsea, London to see a band. The main member of this band has had a colourful past and...

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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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Time for recovery methods to work together

Time for recovery methods to work together I find a lot of people become evangelical about their approach to recovery and often consider it the best way for everyone else to recover regardless of circumstance. People are obviously relieved to...

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Criticism of AA is nothing new

Criticism of AA or Alcoholics Anonymous is nothing new! AA ignores the doctor's opinion! I recently read "The Sober Truth" which is an excellent book by Lance Dodes. It questions the methods used by Alcoholics anonymous such as the steps, and shows...

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The Dry Drunks of Alcoholics Anonymous!

The Dry Drunks of Alcoholics Anonymous I always found the term “dry drunk” to be one of the most stupid and condescending terms used by AA members to belittle others. It is generally used as an insulting term for those...

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Blog talk radio – recovery shows

Blog talk radio - recovery shows Just thought I would mention a couple of internet based radio type shows which are normally interesting. This weeks versions were pretty good. the first is done by Monica who has the LeavingAA site,...

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Glad I have left AA and the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous behind!

Glad I have left AA and the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous behind! I recently read the book "A.A.- How Alcoholics Anonymous Steals Your Soul: Indoctrinating America in 12 Easy Steps'' and reviewed it on the site. It took me...

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