AA – Step 9. AKA – O, Shit.

“Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.“ What if doing so would injure me? Then what? What if I hurt that one guy who works at that one store where I got my wine that one time in Geneva? Common sense dictates that theContinue reading “AA – Step 9. AKA – O, Shit.”

Please Leave A Message At The Sound Of The Tone. I’m Working On My Trust Issues.

Ooooo. That’s right. Building trust takes time. And patience. And awareness. And – yeah – not words. Don’t tell me to trust you or that I CAN Trust you because if I could have I WOULD HAVE ALREADY DONE IT. Trust isn’t a matter of just deciding to do it. It’s not as simple as choosingContinue reading “Please Leave A Message At The Sound Of The Tone. I’m Working On My Trust Issues.”

You Think I Can’t Do It? Watch Me.

Alcoholics don’t need to be told what they can’t do. First of all – it’s nobody’s place to tell another person what they cannot do. And second of all – regardless the remoteness of success – alcoholics deserve to be told what they CAN do. Whether they might fail or not is beside the point.Continue reading “You Think I Can’t Do It? Watch Me.”