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by flip
Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: 26 and Trapped
Replies: 9
Views: 12390

Re: 26 and Trapped

hey, i'm 26 as well, i can totally understand your situation. At this point in our lives we have a lot of financial obligations, and talking to a close friend about such conflicts defiantly isn't easy. This may seem somewhat unrelated, but in my late teens i had developed a serious drug addiction, i...
by flip
Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:29 am
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: How young is young?
Replies: 20
Views: 19580

Re: How young is young?

hey, i'm 26, i started drinking when i was 13, just fun with friends, this continued as i got older, never really figured out the social drinking deal. Maybe its my age, maybe its just my family, but for the longest time when i would drink excessively people seemed to just look at it as "just hangin...
by flip
Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:35 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: not sure what to think here, counselors suggestion
Replies: 14
Views: 3778

Re: not sure what to think here, counselors suggestion

i was mostly offended at how quickly he turned his nose up at it. While trying to explain how aa was recommended to me and how many success stories i've read on here and heard in person he cut me off. I feel aa is helping, why not at least try it before jumping to drastic measures such as an in pati...
by flip
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: not sure what to think here, counselors suggestion
Replies: 14
Views: 3778

not sure what to think here, counselors suggestion

my ex and I had been seeing a counselor in regards to our marital issues when we were still together, i truthfully explained my alcoholism to him and how i was dealing with it at the time, He didn't have much to say in that respect. My ex and i are now seeing the same counselor for "separation couns...
by flip
Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Sponsorship
Topic: should i pursue sponsorship?
Replies: 11
Views: 10317

should i pursue sponsorship?

i'm struggling, i have very limited support system. I'm essentially living alone now, i literally have 2 friends, one is another alcoholic, the other has been far too generous, i feel i'd be too much of a burden to ask him to let me vent to him. Due to my past i find it extremely difficult to ask an...
by flip
Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:18 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: i think i'm in the right place
Replies: 5
Views: 4039

i think i'm in the right place

Hello, i'm Evan, I've spoke to a couple members here via the "get help now" page, but just became a member. I find it comforting to speak to people who truely understand whats its like dealing with the issues we've faced. I'm 26 and totally powerless over alcohol, i was in denial for a very long tim...