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Karen M (Pittsburgh, PA)
10/19/1991 in Hinton, WV  EVENT: 25th Bluestone Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 42 min )

"I got real good at playing games."

Sue S (Shreveport, LA)
Nov 1985 in Amarillo, TX  EVENT: Midwinter Conference  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 1 min )

"I qualify for the program of Al-Anon because my husband tells me he's an alcoholic and I believe him! I have not always believed everything he's told me."

Jan F (Shawnee, OK)
11/13/1991 in Knoxville, TN  EVENT: 18th Tennessee Al-Anon Convention  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 4 min )

"I was a basket case of negative emotions...I was in a spiritual coma."

Jean P (Concord, NC)
8/16/2003 in Cartersville, GA  EVENT: 26th Allatoona Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 58 min )

"My mom said I came out of my room when I was 15."

"Well I learned real quick what the rules in an alcoholic home were: you don't talk, you don't trust and you don't feel and another rule in my home was - you don't need anything."

Barbara H (Atlanta, GA)
8/3/2013 in Atanta, GA  EVENT: 38th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 5 min )

"The Atlanta Roundup has not always been Al-Anon friendly but it is Al-Anon friendly today."

"I am of the theory that when it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's a duck."

"I stand before you a reformed husband beater. I have been kicked out of more bars never having had a drink for attacking my husband."

Bob F (Louisville, KY)
May 1999 in Laughlin, NV  EVENT: 15th Tri-State Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 2 min )

"That is not a bald spot on my head. It is a solar panel for a sex machine."

"I have not found it necessary to manage, manipulate or control since I came into the Program..."

Palmer G (Miami, FL)
7/21/2012 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 37th Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 13 min )

"I have a disease of perception and what I heard was, 'I'm no damn good. I'm the stupid one in the family.'"

Winnie E (La Puenta, CA)
5/20-22/1988 in Fort Wayne, IN  EVENT: 13th Annual Indiana Al-Anon Convention  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 58 min )

"It's alright."

Jenny C (Dallas, TX)
8/6/2016 in Atlanta, GA  EVENT: 41st Atlanta Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 1 min )

"It is very arbitrary the rules I choose to follow."

Terry W (Fort Worth, TX)
4/22/2000 in New Orleans, LA  EVENT: 32nd Deep South AA Convention  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 4 min )

"We had no friends and no one walked into that house."

"It was getting worse but I was starting to feel better."