Growing up in a dysfunctional home, I knew chaos very well. I always felt there was something wrong, but I
When I first walked through the doors of Al-Anon, I wasn't sure why I was there. Members greeted me with
“These people won’t understand a gay partnership—How can I talk to them?” I was having problems with my alcoholic boyfriend.
“Al-Anon offers one enormously effective skill set that I have yet to find as well taught anywhere else.” I last
“I had the feeling as I sat in my first Al-Anon meeting that they had been ‘waiting’ for me.” During
“I couldn’t believe others were going through the same struggles that I was going through!” After a knock-down, drag-out argument with
“Al‑Anon saved my life.” I was in and out of Al‑Anon meetings for years. I rarely ever saw other men there,
“I listened in amazement—their stories were worse than mine!” When I turned into the parking lot to attend my first Al‑Anon
“Before Alateen, I thought his drinking was my fault.” My story starts when I realized my dad had a problem.
“I am learning one day at a time how to keep my serenity, even in the middle of a storm.” I