|About the Book|
Is this book for you?Booze has caused problems in your life or you would not be considering this title. Maybe you had a brush with the law and a judge made you attend AA meetings to avoid some consequence. Maybe somebody forced you into aMoreIs this book for you?Booze has caused problems in your life or you would not be considering this title. Maybe you had a brush with the law and a judge made you attend AA meetings to avoid some consequence. Maybe somebody forced you into a treatment program or maybe you volunteered for treatment during a spurt of revulsion over the way you were living.You were able to stop drinking for a while, but later convinced yourself that it would be okay to have a few drinks. Maybe your drinking was under control for a while, but then you got sick, drunk and in all kinds of trouble. Again. Now you want to stop drinking for good, but periodically you get drunk and self-destruct. You can stop but cant stay stopped. Relapsing, in treatment center language.You have been to AA meetings. You read the Steps and even tried to work them. You know about AA – and AA did not work for you.If that sounds like you, this book was written for you. I almost drowned in that same sinking ship before I had my last drink in April 1980 – five miserable years after my first exposure to AA.The program of Alcoholics Anonymous has worked successfully since its inception in 1935, but until you learn how to work the Steps you dont know any more about recovery than a kindergartner knows about nuclear physics. The purpose of this book is to guide you through the Steps to full recovery.I use a couple of tools I developed over the years to simplify the task, but there is nothing in this book that cannot be reconciled with AA. If you are a real alcoholic, you may find tools you can use relapse-proof your sobriety and save your life.Give it a shot. You have nothing to lose but your misery.Bob B.