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by Jojo2
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Thank God for AA
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Thank God for AA

March 25th A FULL AND THANKFUL HEART I try hard to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one’s heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion that we can ever know. AS BILL SEES IT. p. 37 I believe that...
by Jojo2
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Preserving Anonymity: Online meetings
Replies: 4
Views: 268

Re: Preserving Anonymity: Online meetings

That looks like a lot of buttons haha I have to say much of that is alien to me, but we're all in a situation out of our control and outside our comfort zones. If we all work together and help each other, we'll get there. A few more links coming up >> the simple version I hope. By visiting the offi...
by Jojo2
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Thank God for AA
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Thank God for AA

I need a meeting. :lol: Welcome Edst ! Glad you found our 24/7 meeting at this challenging time. All updates from GSO are on the official sites below. The following approved link may also be helpful for our Intergrgroup Online Directory of Meetings:    http://www.aa-intergroup.org/directory.php   V...
by Jojo2
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Preserving Anonymity: Online meetings
Replies: 4
Views: 268

Preserving Anonymity: Online meetings

To Preserve Anonymity on the Suggested Online Solutions To preserve Anonymity you should check carefully the settings on the suggested online solutions: Skype, Zoom etc Some examples of this may be: In Settings: Require Encryption for Third Party Endpoints Disable Auto saving chats Disable File tra...
by Jojo2
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site

Hi all, Just off the AA UK website: 24th March 2020 Meeting closures and Online Anonymity Due to the large number of group closures we are working under the assumption that groups are closed. Meeting Finder will be updated as appropriate. As detailed below and in emails to all Members in Service, we...
by Jojo2
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:43 am
Forum: Our Friends and Families
Topic: Boyfriend couldn't balance me and recovery
Replies: 4
Views: 390

Re: Boyfriend couldn't balance me and recovery

he said he had to focus on himself. he kept telling me I needed to stop guilting him. he hung up on me and said he needed space. He said he was appalled that I was trying to make it about me. I felt like my emotions were constantly being belittled because I'm not an addict. I expected him to care a...
by Jojo2
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: GSO Update on Coronavirus

23rd March GSO UPDATE A.A. Groups Using Digital Platforms to Find Sobriety During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak Virtual Meetings, Email, Phone, Social Media Allow Message of Recovery to Carry On — ONE DAY AT A TIME March 23, 2020  The General Service Office (G.S.O.) of Alcoholics Anonymous for th...
by Jojo2
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Free Access to Grapevine and La Vina
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Re: Free Access to Grapevine and La Vina

The Grapevine Magazine thread can be found here:

http://www.e-aa.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=24

Grapevine also include a link to the Grapevine Youtube channel with some original audio stories as well as other important information. 
by Jojo2
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: GSO Update on Coronavirus

Thanks! You are most welcome. We are seeing an increasing volume of requests to our 12 Step Committee, with many seeking information on face to face alternatives. We are discouraging individuals from contacting the emergency helpline numbers for updates on meeting access. We urgently need to keep t...
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: GSO Update on Coronavirus

GSO updates can all be found on the official sites:

Visit www.aa.org for up-to-date information


UK Site:

https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk ... virus-News
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site
Replies: 1
Views: 204

GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site

GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/Members/Coronavirus-News   https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/AA-Meetings/Find-a-Meeting/Online  Tradition 12: Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before  p...
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: If It Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else
Topic: Fourth time trying
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: Fourth time trying

Hello, This is my fourth time trying to sober up. I have recently returned from a rehab and also a sober house. Moving back home to my wife and kids was suppose to release me from stress. But, the only thing it did was add to it. When I started working again I saw an opportunity to drink rubbing al...
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Options for Meeting Online
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: GSO Options for Meeting Online

Options for meeting online Our collected experience suggests that groups that are unable to meet at their usual meeting places have begun to meet digitally. Below is some shared experience around meeting online. Decide if you want to create your own online meeting or attend one that already exists....
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Options for Meeting Online
Replies: 1
Views: 204

GSO Options for Meeting Online

Options for meeting online Our collected experience suggests that groups that are unable to meet at their usual meeting places have begun to meet digitally. Below is some shared experience around meeting online. Decide if you want to create your own online meeting or attend one that already exists....
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus
Replies: 8
Views: 397

GSO Update on Coronavirus

General Service Office Closure As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), New York State has shut down 100% of operations of “non-essential” businesses/organisations. The General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. located at 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY is closed, effectiv...