I am an active alcoholic. I have previously been in recovery for 4 years, but for the last five years my alcohol use has built up again. I cannot go back to AA again and most definitely not locally, my local AA kicked me out (told me I was unwelcome but they couldn't stop me coming) for taking anti depressants during pnd. I took them because I was desperate and lost my sponsor because I was "taking drugs", ie: anti depressants prescribed by my GP after much genuine hand wringing and debate by me.
I ended up in the priory for my pnd, it was bad, I was an in patient. However my branch of the priory was local for my aa, and when I literally walked two mins from my inpatient room to the priory aa meeting, a number of my "local" aa-ers were there. After the meeting, with me literally in my slippers, they asked why I was still pretending...
Hopefully this explains my aa reluctance. The first time my gp was lovely, but useless. Congratulating me on 3 days sobriety and pretty much saying "there, there you've shown you can do it." End of.
Is there any other group someone has used? Or a course I could try, magic book i could read? I am not asking for a magic wand and amy genuinely willing to work for it, but I cannot do AA again.
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Help suggestions please - not AA
Bulletpr00f · 07/12/2016 00:37
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