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by masteroftheory
Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: Young and Sponsoring
Replies: 15
Views: 16716

Re: Young and Sponsoring

Welcome Mo, As was said, we carry the message, not the Alcoholic, and often they help me more than I help them. If, as said, the problem is Drugs,the fellow might do better in NA than AA. This is Life & Death, and I am not so AA that I would keep someone from getting the help they need elsewhere. N...
by masteroftheory
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: Young and Sponsoring
Replies: 15
Views: 16716

Re: Young and Sponsoring

What a sensible and concise post, Blue Moon. It's all about ourselves -- the best thing I can do for another person is get quiet and be in a state of meditative awareness with my own feelings and thoughts about that relationship. Are my feelings and thoughts in interactions with a person being defi...
by masteroftheory
Sun Feb 24, 2013 3:34 pm
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: Young and Sponsoring
Replies: 15
Views: 16716

Young and Sponsoring

Hi I'm Mo, and I'm an alcoholic. I got sober when I was 16 and am currently 2 years and like three months sober and life is truly amazing. Being young and in AA brings a lot of challenges and opportunities that I never would have thought I had. And I am grateful for all of them. Recently, I have had...
by masteroftheory
Sun Feb 24, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: How young is young?
Replies: 20
Views: 19935

Re: How young is young?

Db1105 wrote:I was 17 when I got sober in 1977. It's been a great ride so far!
Wow! I hope to have what you have one day.
by masteroftheory
Sun Feb 24, 2013 3:08 pm
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: so young.....
Replies: 15
Views: 13599

Re: so young.....

When I share in a meeting, I am not trying to shove AA down anyones throat. They are supposedly in that meeting to gain experience strength and hope, yes? Well, if I am to be of maximum service to those struggling alcoholics, I need to tell them what is was like, what happened, and what it is like n...
by masteroftheory
Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: How young is young?
Replies: 20
Views: 19935

Re: How young is young?

Don't feel old, but I was 16 when I joined the wonderful program of AA. Since then I've been twelve steppin my way through life and it has been a wonderful two years and some change. At first I used to feel that I was too young to be sober. But I came to find out that I have no justified reason of f...
by masteroftheory
Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: Sober Musician
Replies: 8
Views: 12786

Re: Sober Musician

Hey Jimmy,

Glad you had the courage to make an account. I just made mine too and am hoping to make some friends from it. Hopefully we can be friends ;)