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by jak
Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: well, well, well, lookie what I found...
Replies: 17
Views: 6068

The Big Book lists the drinker that Bill W classed as the "potential alcoholic" a number of times. AA welcomes all potential alcoholics. You don't have to be a "real" alcoholic to join and grow and enjoy. The solution is the same for the potential alcoholic as for the real alcoholic. And there are a...
by jak
Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:27 am
Forum: But We Aren't a Glum Lot ...
Topic: When anyone - anywhere reaches out for help...
Replies: 3
Views: 4172

When anyone - anywhere reaches out for help...

A Drunk at the Door... A man and his wife are awakened at 3 o'clock in the morning by a loud pounding on the door. The man gets up and goes to the door where a drunken stranger, standing in the pouring rain, is asking for a push. Not a chance," says the husband, "it is 3 o'clock in the morning!" He ...
by jak
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: Big Book Study
Topic: 3/31/08 The Doctors Opinion Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 17162

Thaks Paul, I am so glad that I was steered to the Doctor's Opinion and was taught to use it in sponsorhip and 12th stepping. It is the best way we have found to cut through the shame feelings, the notion that we are drunks because we are bad or dumb or weak. When I drank I got thirstier, because of...
by jak
Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Guest Book
Topic: jak alcoholic
Replies: 4
Views: 3967

jak alcoholic

Hi my name is jim. I am an alcoholic and a member of AA (screen name jak is from my initials) My sobriety date is March 3 1984.

Looking forward to joining in this forum.

jak
by jak
Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: A reference to electronic AA in the Big Book
Replies: 15
Views: 10278

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Hi i'm jak Real alcoholic. I was witness to some of the debate at my area meetings concerning the Forward to the 4th edition. The change occured sometime soon after the first printing of the 4th Edition. While our literature has preserved the integrity of the A.A. message, sweeping changes in societ...