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The “Grapevine” couldn’t be a better metaphor for the growing gossip and intertwining overgrowth that is the fellowship of AA.

And let us not forget about the amends that have to be exchanged once the relationship has gone awry. We had a mutual sober friend who kept the connection going even when our diseases and neuroses kept us—or me—apart.

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 26.8 million children in the United States are exposed to alcoholism by their family, resulting in a higher risk of the child becoming an alcoholic.“Ultimately, we hope our findings will be helpful to marriage therapists and mental health practitioners who can explore whether a difference in drinking habits is causing conflicts between couples seeking help,” Dr. “While two heavy drinkers may not divorce, they may create a particularly bad climate for their children.”Hormish G, Smith P, Leonard K.

There is a limited supply of broken people and we recycle each other.

So when you break up with somebody, don’t be surprised when they end up dating your sponsor or sponsee.

“I‘ll take the meeting and you can have the Big Book study.”Even if you avoid those meetings and drive 45 minutes out to bumfuck where nobody knows your name, word gets out.

It’s only a matter of time before he hears how—and who—you’re doing.

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