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by Db1105
Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: still find it hard to accept
Replies: 11
Views: 2158

Re: still find it hard to accept

I got sober one month before my 18th birthday. My drinking got me kicked out of a couple of schools, a few hospitalizations, a trip to a mental institution, numerous arrest, a few nights in jail, counseling, rehabs, halfway houses, loss of friends, loss of self respect, probation based on attending ...
by Db1105
Wed Mar 06, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: help
Replies: 14
Views: 2536

Re: help

After nine plus years I think you know what you should do. The self center fear that is part of the disease of alcoholism is always present. Sometimes it's big things or sometimes it's little things that set it off. I find the problem isn't the situation or the other person. It's me, and that's what...
by Db1105
Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:21 am
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: Young and Sponsoring
Replies: 15
Views: 16427

Re: Young and Sponsoring

As everyone has said, I can only carry the message, not the drunk. I got sober in my teens back when Jimmy Carter was president. Drank every day, smoked pot every day, shot up meth whenever I could get it and did any other drug I could get my hands on. Trying to control usage by just smoking pot was...
by Db1105
Sun Feb 24, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Young People in AA (YPAA)
Topic: How young is young?
Replies: 20
Views: 19519

Re: How young is young?

I was 17 when I got sober in 1977. It's been a great ride so far!
by Db1105
Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:05 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: Scared to stop drinking.
Replies: 16
Views: 3262

Re: Scared to stop drinking.

Glad to see you are getting help.
by Db1105
Fri Feb 08, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 2858

Hello

Just signed up. I've been sober for awhile. Extremely busy at work and its been tough to get to meeting and sites like this keep me in the right frame of mind. Thanks for having me!