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by Mada73
Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 10621

Re: New to the forum

Hi Mike, I've started to read through the big book and also now attended a couple of meetings which have been amazing seeing and speaking with people who can truly empathize (and not sympathize) with the feelings, doubts, guilt, etc. etc. etc. I'm having ups and downs and it's now 5 days sober and I...
by Mada73
Mon Aug 29, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 10621

Re: New to the forum

Thank you for the words of support and advice beginningagain and for the welcome :D Brock as you kindly pointed out I have done a search for the local help number and think I might give them a call, I did so last night and the gent who called me back was due to meet me at the meet tonight :( almost ...
by Mada73
Mon Aug 29, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 10621

Re: New to the forum

Hi Whip and thanks for the welcome and support :D very much appreciated! Well good and bad... Good...was very good really as my wife has returned home and has said that she is willing to see where we can go with things if I am truly willing to go ahead with AA and truly commit to getting myself help...
by Mada73
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:01 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 10621

Re: New to the forum

Hi Pup and thanks for the welcome and kind offer to PM you once I've spoken with my wife, to say that anxiety is eating away at me is an understatement! :( I'm trying to hang on in for the meeting today at 7.30pm as I just want to make some kind of start in anyway if only to see how it goes later, I...
by Mada73
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 10621

Re: New to the forum

Hi Brock and thank you for the welcome and words of encouragement :D I may have to look into contacting my local doctor as you suggest as deep down I know that I started the drinking to possibly use as a crutch for other problems and feelings that I was possibly trying to escape from and am only now...
by Mada73
Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 10621

Re: New to the forum

Hi and thanks for the responses and welcome :D I've started to read the AA book so thanks for pointing this out, I'm not certain what to expect from the meeting this evening but have hope that it might finally make me realize what I've been doing to myself and those around me for sometime. Troy in y...
by Mada73
Mon Aug 29, 2016 12:52 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 21
Views: 10621

New to the forum

Hi and thank you for reading my post. I'm Adam 43 UK and I am an alcoholic, I guess deep down I've known for some time as there were a series of incidents a couple of years back that brought my life crashing down around me and I desperately tried to rebuild things with my wife and family, to cut a l...