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by Westiemom
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Can’t find a new sponsor
Replies: 9
Views: 3957

Re: Can’t find a new sponsor

[quote="Westiemom"I am worried people will find out and chastise me for it or try to force another bad choice on me. Westie- you are allowed to have a backbone and use it. youre allowed to stand up for yourself. my very first thought that came to mind reading this is if someone tries to do that, re...
by Westiemom
Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Take what you need and leave the rest?
Replies: 19
Views: 7175

Re: Take what you need and leave the rest?

Thank you everyone! I’m so glad I posted here. You have given me a lot to think about!
by Westiemom
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Can’t find a new sponsor
Replies: 9
Views: 3957

Re: Can’t find a new sponsor

Odaat....I thanked her profusely! I told her how integral she was to my remaining sober. I’m sad she no longer wants any type of relationship with me.
by Westiemom
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Can’t find a new sponsor
Replies: 9
Views: 3957

Can’t find a new sponsor

I recently parted ways with my AA sponsor. This is my first time in AA and she was sort of assigned to me by a well meaning AA friend. I was brand new and grateful to have this choice made for me. After working with her for 3 months and getting some Step work done it was clear to me it wasn’t a good...
by Westiemom
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Take what you need and leave the rest?
Replies: 19
Views: 7175

Re: Take what you need and leave the rest?

Thank you all for being so welcoming! I’m so glad I found this group!
by Westiemom
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Take what you need and leave the rest?
Replies: 19
Views: 7175

Re: Take what you need and leave the rest?

Thanks all! Some of you touched on insane thinking and selfishness. I don’t think I am insane or a horrible self centered person. I have suffered from depression and anxiety my entire 53 plus years due to many reasons. Heredity, an alcoholic father and an unloving childhood all contributed to me bei...
by Westiemom
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Take what you need and leave the rest?
Replies: 19
Views: 7175

Take what you need and leave the rest?

I have been in AA for 4 months...my first go at AA and sobriety. I’m atheist/agnostic. I have received tremendous benefit from hearing other people’s stories about their journeys. I have met some very kind people! The true stories at the end of the BB have also been a good reminder of what alcoholis...