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I was the only white straight Jew in the room and I’d sit in the back cowering, scratching at my stitches.“Why you sittin’ in the back, Sugar Plum?” my sponsor asked me one day.“Because I’m scared,” I answered honestly.“Well,” she told me, “be scared in the front.” But the desire to escape ourselves is so strong that we can often find a distraction no matter how slim the pickings.While I have seen some wonderful transformations in Alcoholics Anonymous, the statistics are not promising and I would not place any bets for my future on another addict.There are millions of kind, whole and addiction-free men in the world. at the1969 General Service Conference - In this clip, Bill shares his experience of a failed attempt to change “Spiritual Awakening” to “Spiritual Experience” in A. Like one who lives in deceit, I stone myself and call for help Your wound grows and grows It slits my throat from vein to vein. There are hundreds of stories and resources for addicts.
I think it would have been beneficial to both my recovery and to my chances for staying clean.
I realized over the years I had become less of myself. When someone doesn’t fit into the perceived notion of what an addict is, it’s hard for people to know what to say. There is nobody that tries harder at being “normal” than an alcoholic and his/her family.
I was worried about his anger, or that he would relapse, or be too stressed out or my actions would cause something bad to happen. It was his turn to learn to deal with the reality of our existence instead of us having to shrink because of the reality of .” His mother had been an alcoholic and it had stunted his life. “Run” was the best advice I received and it’s the advice I would give my daughter if she ever got involved with an addict. When I finally left my husband, I was only able to do so after taking weeks to compose a list of facts.
My suggestion is reading the big book is a great idea to support him, and that you should get your fanny to Al-Anon or Nar-Anon (like yesterday) to support yourself.
Al-Anon will help you better understand what your role (or lack of role) in his recovery is and how to manage your own mental health being in a serious relationship with an addict/alcoholic.
And you’ll often hear sayings, like, “Odds are good that you’ll meet somebody, but the goods are odd.” And I couldn’t agree more. You gonna focus on recovery.”“Well that sounds boring,” I said.