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Joy of Recovery in Al-Anon

Saturday, August 25, 2018 Spend time in this amazing natural environment in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains Santa Teresita Youth Conference Center 43816 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers 93271 For questions, more information or registration forms email; joyofrecoveryinalanon@gmail.com

We have an Announcement.

Greetings, This is a just a quick note to be able to pass on to your teens.  The WSO Alateen Chatrooms are now open.  Please pass the word.

It’s Okay to Love an Alcoholic

Before I found Al‑Anon, I thought there was something wrong with me because I loved an alcoholic. I didn’t understand how I could continue to love someone whose behavior was insane when drinking. I felt alone and isolated with these feelings and felt that, if I could only figure out the right way to behave…

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I Asked God To Guide My Words

One of the countless new skills I began to learn when I came to Al‑Anon was managing my expectations. My need to improve in this area was especially evident whenever I was anticipating a visit with my alcoholic son, who lives in another part of the country. Beforehand, I would build up the visit in…

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My Difficulties Led Me to a Place of Abundance

My feelings of “lack” all connected to events that occurred in my childhood alcoholic home. The fighting, drunkenness and disorder all confirmed to me that there was not enough love, peace, sanity, money or even the basic needs to lead a successful life. There were fleeting moments when I got a glimpse of a broader,…

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I Became Willing To Surrender

I didn’t realize how deeply I was affected by alcoholism until I went to Al‑Anon. When I was living in it, around it and next to it, I simply became a part of it and I became an expert at my own role. My role? Let’s fix it before anyone finds out! The trouble was,…

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My son’s alcoholism challenged my whole identity

I was in my Al‑Anon home group meeting yesterday when I looked over at a newcomer and saw my previous pain on another woman’s face. I remembered the overwhelming heartache, like nothing I had ever felt before, as I realized—my beautiful baby boy is an alcoholic. Before Al‑Anon, nothing else was as much a priority…

Self-love in Al-Anon

No one deserves my love as much as I do

I went to my first meeting the same day my doctor suggested it. It couldn’t have come at a better time. For almost a year, I cried at every meeting—and still can. These tears cleanse my soul, and I feel better when I come out of a meeting. I need meetings now just like I…

Al-Anon is not a band-aid

I came for a quick fix and found a way of life

As I look back, when I walked through the doors of Al‑Anon, I had planned to stay long enough to find out how to get the miracle of sobriety in my home. I’m still there! I was broken spiritually, emotionally, and physically. I had given up on everything and everyone. A friend dragged me to…

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Step 12 Opportunity: Carrying The Message To Prisons

We have a Step 12 opportunity available for any District 19 members who choose to participate. Step 12 reads: Having had a spiritual awaking as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to others, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. offers these statements: Board Vision Statement: All people affected by someone else’s drinking will find help and…