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List Of Sober Acronyms

Postby Dallas » Sun Jul 31, 2005 6:12 am

Sober Acronyms

AA = Absolute Abstinence
AA = Altered Attitudes
AA = Attitude Adjustment
AA = Adventurers Anonymous

ABC's = Acceptance, Belief, Change
ABC's = Ashtrays, Broom, Coffee
ABC's = Ashtrays, Broom, Chairs

ACTION = Any Change Toward Improving One's Nature

ALCOHOLICS = A Life Centered On Helping Others Live In Complete Sobriety
ANONYMOUS = Actions Not Our Names Yield Maintenance Of Unity and Service

ASK = Ass-Saving Kit

BAR = Beware Alcohol, Run - BAR = Beware Alcoholic Ruin

BIG BOOK = Believing In God Beats Our Old Knowledge

DEAD = Drinking Ends All Dreams

DENIAL = Don't Even Notice I Am Lying

DETACH = Don't Even Think About Changing Him/Her

DUES = Desperately Using Everything but Sobriety

EGO = Edging God Out

FAILURE = Fearful, Arrogant, Insecure, Lonely, Uncertain, Resentful, Empty

FAITH = Fear Ain't In This House

FEAR = Failure Expected And Received
FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real
FEAR = False Expectations Appearing Real
FEAR = Fear Expressed Allows Relief
FEAR = Feelings Every Alcoholic Rejects
FEAR = Fighting Ego Against Reality
FEAR = Forget Everything and Run
FEAR = Face Everything and Recover
FEAR = Frantic Efforts to Appear Recovered

FINE = Faithful, Involved, knowledgeable and Experienced
FINE = Feeling Insecure, Numb and Empty
FINE = Frantic, Insane, Nuts and Egotistical
FINE = Freaked out, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional
FINE = Frustrated, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional

GAYS = Go Ask Your Sponsor

GIFT = God Is Forever There

GOD = Good Orderly Direction
GOD = Group of Drunks

GUT = God's Undeniable Truths

HALT = Honestly, Actively, Lovingly Tolerant
HALT = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance
HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired
HALT = Horny, Arrogant, Lazy and Tragic

HALTS FEAR = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance Stops Forgetting that Everything's All Right

HELP = His Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Her Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Hope, Encouragement, Love and Patience

HOPE = Happy Our Program Exists
HOPE = Hearing Other Peoples' Experience
HOPE = Hang On Peace Exists
HOW = Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness
HOW = Honest, Open-minded and Willing

ISM = I, Self, Me
ISM = Incredibly Short Memory
ISM = I Sabotage Myself
ISM = I Sponsor Myself

KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid
KISS = Keeping It Simple, Spiritually

MMM = Meetings, Meditation and Masturbation (recommended for the first year)

NUTS = Not Using The Steps

OUR = Openly Using Recovery

PACE = Positive Attitudes Change Everything

PAID = Pitiful And Incomprehensible Demoralization

PMS = Poor Me Syndrome
PMS = Pour More Scotch

PROGRAM = People Relying on God Relaying a Message

RELATIONSHIP = Real Exciting Love Affair Turns Into Outrageous Nightmare, Sobriety Hangs In Peril

RID = Restless, Irritable and Discontented

SLIP = Sobriety Loses Its Priority

SOB = Sober Old Bag
SOB = Sober Old Bastard
SOB = Sober Old Biker
SOB = Sober Old Bitch

SOBER = Son Of A Bitch, Everything's Real

SPONSOR = Sober Person Offering Newcomers Suggestions On Recovery

STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem in Sobriety
STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem, Sober

STOP = Sicker Than Other People

TIME = Things I Must Earn

WILLING = When I Live Life, I Need God

YET = You're Eligible Too

I hope you enjoy these.
I’ve heard them from other people or read them here and there.
If you know of others please send them to me!



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Postby Rusty Zipper » Sat Nov 05, 2005 12:37 pm

TPTB = The Power That Be :wink:

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