knny913 wrote: I hear in meetings when some people introduce themselves they say " My name is _____, and I'm an alcoholic and an addict.", see the ego at work?, it is as if they think they are one up on the "normal" alcoholic. Or that they are still "Pink Clouding" and think they are now in a position to save the world. (In my opinion).
butch wrote:i feel that GeoffS is correct. in our rural area we do not have the availability of lots of meetings so we have individuals who go to both aa and na. at the tables i attend, all are greeted warmly as we all are in recovery for addictions. at treatment in valley hope, all addictions were treated the same. I learn how to live life better from all who attend and hope that what i share is helpful to some. He loves us all and with His help we can remain sober and/or drug free.
Tim wrote:butch wrote:You're right. In AA our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics/drug addicts/gamblers/overeaters/self abusers/etc achieve sobriety. We in AA welcome them all to our meetings. It's all the same.
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