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Marce W (Whitney, TX)
Feb 1985 in Vancouver, BC  EVENT: North Shore Roundup  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 9 min )

"It is our birthright to be Blessed. But we go out and look for the blessings in all the wrong places."

Winnie E (La Puenta, CA)
9/20/1986 in Fresno, CA  EVENT: AFG Conv Luncheon  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 11 min )

"The only thing worse than drinking was sobriety. It's easier to watch him throw up than to grow up."

Nell E (Okmulge, OK)
May 1993 in Lake of the Ozarks, MO  EVENT: 25th Annual Missouri AFG Convention  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 52 min )

"All I wanted to do was kill him."

Bo T (West Blockton, AL)
10/18-21/2001 in Macon, GA  EVENT: 48th Georgia State Pre-Pay  TYPE: Al-Anon, Male, Story  ( 1 hr 17 min )

"There is a power in our way of life that my simple mind is not capable of comprehending."

Pat C (Austin, TX)
6/7/2003 in Hinton, OK  EVENT: Canyon Conference  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 50 min )

"Am I weller than some by coming all those years or am I sicker than some? I just still feel the need.... I am cultivating the young ones because you can still drive and I need you!"

"Just being married to an alcoholic doesn't make me an Al-Anon...Just sitting in a garage doesn't make you a car."

Buck N (Midland, TX)
6/8/1985 in Santa Rosa, CA  EVENT: Northern California World Service Assembly (NCWSA)  TYPE: Al-Anon, Male, Story  ( 52 min )

"I am the husband, the brother, the brother-in-law, the son, the grandson, the father of, the father-in-law of alcoholics."

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."

Cathy C (Mesa, AZ)
8/7/1993 in Orlando, FL  EVENT: 49th SE Conf/37th FL State Conv  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr )

"We had skid row at home."

Barbara G (Brighton, MI)
5/20-22/1988 in Bellaire, MI  EVENT: 16th Annual Michigan Al-Anon/Alateen Conference  TYPE: Al-Anon, Female, Story  ( 1 hr 17 min )

"My Higher Power can do for me what I cannot do for myself."

"The effects of my alcoholism have shown up in this way:

I am a recovering co-dependent,

I am a recovering adult child,

I am a recovering compulsive overeater,

I am a recovering person who is addicted to relationships, and

I am also in a very special group that I am going to talk briefly about which is S-Anon and that is for people who have been in relationships or are in relationships with sexual addicts."

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."