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i been sober for a year and slipped i dont want to share it with my aa group
A slip is a slip, so let's leave it at that. The main thing is that you're okay and no longer in grave danger. Keep your head up high, despite the interruption in your sobriety. There is still a measure of hope in every alcoholic's storyline and the ending hasn't been scripted, just yet. The only way to resolve this situation is to reconnect yourself with the program, and that means AA as well. The choice is up to you, even though I would choose recovery via the AA route -regardless. I hope you remain sober just long enough to enjoy what's coming to you in recovery, because we missed out on those blessings because of our drinking. Keep connected, my friend and never give up on yourself or the recovery platform of your choosing. We won't, neither should you.
Nothing ever truly dies. The universe wastes nothing. Everything is simply, transformed. :confuse:
Many people in the rooms have slipped at on point or another, I have found these are the most understanding people in the world, do u need to tell them? Is up to you. I know for sure these people in the rooms would understand. If it were me,and could easy be, cause i am only one drink away. I would tell em and move on. Wagon
After 5 months of sobriety, I slipped last month. I was at a business dinner where the alcohol was flowing all over the place. I was fine until it was decided during dessert that they would order Cristal champagne. I had never had such a fine champagne and in my mind that was a justification to have a few sips. My intention was not to get drunk, but just to sample it so I could say I that I had had it. I was not going to tell anyone, not my AA group and certainly not my sponsor.
But then I started thinking about it. Sure, if I chose not to tell anyone then it could be my little secret. But I had a problem with that. I'm in AA for ME. It's MY program. I am trying to become a better person, not slip back into the deception I was living. I knew that if I didn't come clean I would suffer. I would always know the truth. And I wasn't OK keeping that secret.
I discussed the incident with my sponsor just before a meeting the next night. She left it up to me whether I wanted to ask for a start over token. So when the time came, I 'fessed up. The room was shocked. Mainly because I'm working the program so hard and have a fantastic support group. I still feel a bit of regret about my new sobriety date, but my mind and body are free of guilt.
Remember to be true to yourself. No one lives inside your mind except yourself. And AA folks are the most understanding, supportive bunch out there. If you choose to admit be prepared for an onslaught of support and discussion about how to do better next time.