- How you know you are an alcoholic—then everyone knows where you have come from, and you are less at risk of coming across as a Baptist preacher or Jehovah's Witness
- A problem you have had—then you are at less risk of coming across as Pollyanna, Mother Theresa, or the personification of The Little Book of Calm
- How you used the actual twelve-step programme to solve the problem—then people know that you are in the right room and have not wandered in from the church upstairs or the psychotherapy offices next door
- What results you actually got from following the programme—miss this, and you are missing the punchline of the whole story.
Sunday, 14 December 2014
Some tips I was given on how to share at meetings
Say what you are moved to say, but make sure you include the following elements: