A group of people that sit at the bar all day just a few feet apart, but yet don't know each other.
"Yes, I belong to Alcoholics Anonymous. No one at the bar I frequent knows who anyone else is." We don't talk while we drink, and therefore remain anonymous.
A fellowship of... see definition for aa
A world-wide program of attraction, rather than promotion which suggests as 12-step program of recovery. There are no "rules", in the proper sense, and the only requirement to become an AA is the desire to stop drinking.
In recent years, the school of thought which believes that drug abuse has a place in AA has bolstered significantly, and many people with cross-addiction get sober through AA.
It's simple, but not easy. You can't be too stupid for it, but you can be too smart.
It's not for the jelly beans
Members of Alcoholics Anonymous are reminded to always place principles before personalities. Members may be the most of the Big Book that outsiders ever see.
If you wish to drink, that's your own affair. If you want to stop drinking, Alcoholics Anonymous can help.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a good place to go if you want to stop drinking. If you are an alcoholic
, its a good idea not to drink.
A place where people go to wallow in self-pity and brag about their addictions.
It helps some people stay sober, but only through the superficial validation and amnesty for all of their wrongdoings. People in AA
believe that nothing they have ever done is their fault, because they are afflicted with an addiction.
This definition was written by an ex heroin addict who has been clean for over a year. You don't need alcoholics anonymous to fix your life up- just a pair of balls.
A self-help program for alcoholics
involving group confession; substitutes an addiction
to the organization and its rituals for an addiction to alcohol. Also AA
Ever since he got convicted of drunk driving he's beein going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings twice a day, and become insufferable.