“Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities. “ We of Alcoholics Anonymous believe that the principle of Anonymity has an immense spiritual significance.” (Big Book) “Anonymity, as we observe it in AA, is at root a simple expression of humility. When we use the Twelve …∞
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What is A.A.? Alcoholics Anonymous is a voluntary, worldwide fellowship of men and women from all walks of life who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. Current Membership It is estimated that there are …∞
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Anonymity and my alcoholism Anonymity is actually more complex than I thought at first – I thought it was just “not telling anyone my surname”!! In addition to not using my surname at media level, and not breaking other people’s anonymity, I believe I have to be careful who I tell about my disease. Once …∞