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... up, it was for professional and personal reasons, I went to an addiction doctor, and slept on my father's couch. About a week later, it was suggested I go to an AA or NA meeting. I happened to love the program and the 12 steps. My fiance tried on the AA and NA stuff, probably to pacify me, and he doesn't like it. ... (11 replies)
... amounts of alcohol. I'll talk to my sponsor but I think I'm going to have to bite the bullet and go back in as a newcomer and start my time over. Maybe not with AA but I think I will with NA. I haven't touched a drop, smoked a smoke of any sort, or snorted a thing since 1991... ... (31 replies)
Faith Vs. Drugs
Mar 29, 2004
... The whole premise of the 12 steps of AA and NA is to help people discover and build a conscious contact with God as one sees God. ... (10 replies)

... d symptoms for 17 more. I'm now into day 54. You might want to think about getting some support, aa or na. ... (31 replies)
ADD Vs. Pot!?!
Oct 25, 2004
... thanks for the input!! i have tried local aa and na. only to find that these meetings give an addict more connection to newer drugs to abuse, as well as new people to get high with. ... (4 replies)
... please stop beating yourself up!! I am a recovering junkie, been sober 15years. I must take pain meds to keep from going insane with pain. There are those in AA or NA who say I am not sober or clean, but let them walk a mile in my shoes and see what they would do. ... (35 replies)
ADD Vs. Pot!?!
Oct 25, 2004
... Check out NA and AA. A lot of us AA'ers had major pot problems. I can't talk about NA from experience. AA has a website and a listing of phone numbers of groups in your area. ... (4 replies)
... related questions for you. However, with reasonable confidence I can say that it would be irrational and inaccurate to believe that NA was the sole cause for his behavior. It sounds like you're very frustrated right now, so give yourself some alone time. ... (26 replies)
... I'm also feeling really alone in this....I've been to AA and NA and do not feel welcome once I say that i'm on suboxone. ... (165 replies)
... I'm also feeling really alone in this....I've been to AA and NA and do not feel welcome once I say that i'm on suboxone. ... (165 replies)
Lucky NA vs AA??
Aug 23, 2003
... Also, I wanted to ask you if you could explain the diff of NA vs AA. Do some prefer one over the other are they different? ... (14 replies)
... they believe in letting the body heal with time and support. That is why i attend more NA meetings. I was running across way too many people that claimed they were "sober" and had years in, but where on oxycontin for pain? ... (6 replies)
... This thread is such an inspiration. You have all taken major steps toward living life intoxicant free. I was clean six days before my first meeting and felt like I didn't know a thing about a thing. Everything was SO scary, and I felt like such a bonehead. I didn't want to think I had a problem, I was just going to appease those around me. Afterall, I had five days, that meant... (10 replies)
Choice vs. Disease
Feb 26, 2004
... Jeffie, I have the same feeling about those meetings, however, I have only been to 1 NA and a handful of AA. Most everyone, though, keeps telling me to give it another chance, go to 6 meetings before you make up your mind, yada yada yada. ... (17 replies)
... in your current situation.these people know what you are deakling with and sre by far,the ones you really do need to have in your life right now.plus by going to AA you can find a sponser,this is a person you choose,or they will offer,to be the biggest source of your support right now. ... (11 replies)
... Hey dschne, :wave: I'll second BeginAgains Amen. I too love the 12 step program. Mine is CA - Cocaine Anonymous. We use the AA Big Book and of course AA/NA/CA are basically the same. I love meetings and the unconditional acceptance as an addict that I get there. It is/was uncomfortable going in the beginning. But I looked at it like starting to a new school or first days... (10 replies)
... Christine, Thank you for your words of support. Part of the rason I haven't gone to a meeting yet is because I'm nervous about it and when I told my boyfriend that tonight he told me that he will go to the first meeting with me and show me the ropes. (he hasn't followed any 12 step program, but he has been to meetings and knows the program) He has a list of meetings in our... (9 replies)
... Hooray for your one week! I know that every day (God, sometimes every hour) counts and 7 days is a HUGE accomplishment.in The first time I attempted to get sober I argued with my boyfriend over 14 days vs. 12 days of sobriety - I wanted those the weekend I spent in rehab to count, he disagreed. Sounds petty, hun? But when you are hanging on by a thread, that is BIG... (9 replies)
Need some advice
Jun 21, 2003
... e down.the only way to do it is to wean yourself down.if you have been using pain meds for longer than a couple of months your an addict.youll use the med.aa and na have the same principals.do you have control over using pain meds? ... (3 replies)
Suboxone
May 2, 2009
... I think I read you said or someone that they have more energy also. So i think this will be a pro..... vs con. ... (25 replies)




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