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Alcoholism Recovery Program

A collection of some of the witty, wise, and wacky things heard in meetings.

When you bury feelings, you bury them alive.

The best way for me to treat my alcoholism is to remember that I have it.

I’m not responsible for the first thought, but I am responsible for the first action.

The meetings just aren’t doing what they used to. I used to just need one meeting a day and now I need 2-3. I’ve built up a tolerance. (Newcomer)

When I was drinking, I was either thinking about drinking or thinking about not drinking.

Some days I am so grateful I can hardly stand it.

I would rather go through life sober, believing I am an alcoholic, than go through life drunk, trying to convince myself I’m not.