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In Praise of Sponsorship

As of April 27, I will have 10 years’ sobriety in AA. Putting down the drink was the easy part of getting sober. Keeping away from the damn drink was the hard part — and I surely would not have accumulated this much time, one day at at time, unless […]

Examining Character Flaws

Yesterday, I came across this interesting graphic of character defects, courtesy of The Writer’s Circle: Based on my understanding of the different personalities in Emmett Wilson’s story (and of what I’ve learned about character defects in the AA world), it seems that most of the time, people have combinations of defects. […]