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al anon alternatives

Started this discussion. Last reply by Belle Rose May 4. 12 Replies

Hello folks, I'm new here. I'm looking for an Al Anon type support group without the supreme being/god thing. I'm in Huntington Beach and getting no where online.Continue

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Mary Ann C posted a status
"Thanks Glen, it's the genes. Not real recent, I'll post one a newer one. Turning 61 next month!"
May 5
Glen L left a comment for Mary Ann C
"Welcome from Knoxville, Tennessee. Your pofile picture must have been taken a long time ago.  You certainly do not look 59."
May 5
Mary Ann C replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"The biggest challenge I face here is coming to an agreement with my husband. He was trained by a master of enabling, his mom who helped her adult son until she died (he was 53 when she passed, always had his hand out, jailed more times than I can…"
May 2
Mary Ann C replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"The "why" is critical. I wonder about that childhood trauma theory, though. So many families where most of the kids are okay but one has substance abuse; same upbringing should be similar experiences. I know with my own sons, one has been…"
May 2
Mary Ann C and Belle Rose are now friends
May 2
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"I do not consider that alcohol dependency is a disease. I am not arguing that it is not, only that I don’t consider it to be one. I think that most people that get “labelled” as alcoholics are really just abusers of alcohol. Once…"
Apr 30
Mary Ann C replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"Really reasonable plan of action re: quitting. Daughter of an alcoholic, I've personally never considered it a disease, Dad just had to decide when he'd had enough. No local meetings available for parents, but some great resources online.…"
Apr 30
Mary Ann C replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"Thanks! Great read! I'd learned AA success rate was 1 out of 15, pretty dismal. But what I'd expect by believing in a magical man in the sky!"
Apr 30
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"a bit more here (credit to Unseen from another post)."
Apr 30
Mary Ann C replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"Thank you Reg, it sounds like the type of organization that would be a good fit."
Apr 29
Mary Ann C replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"thank you Jim. I'd found the we agnostics link, was hoping to find a chapter closer than LA. guess I should start by contacting them, maybe a closer meeting isn't posted. I appreciate your time."
Apr 29
Reg The Fronkey Farmer replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"SOS has been mentioned a few times in the past. The link might be a starting place. "
Apr 29
Jim P. replied to Mary Ann C's discussion 'al anon alternatives'
"http://www.agnosticaanyc.org/worldwide.html#California the link above is to AA meetings in CA that are atheist/secular. They be be able to help locate alanon meetings that are similar. god luck"
Apr 29
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al anon alternatives

Hello folks, I'm new here. I'm looking for an Al Anon type support group without the supreme being/god thing. I'm in Huntington Beach and getting no where online.See More
Apr 29
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Apr 28

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
Raised Catholic, atheist since about age 19.
Age
59-64
Relationship Status
Married
Why are you here?
Need Al Anon type support group without the religious aspect to help cope with son's alcoholism
The religion you left
Catholic
Why you left your religion.
Rejected supreme being.
Think Atheist Travel Network Couch Availability - Are you able to host anyone now?
Maybe
Skype username:
macelinder
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At 8:40am on May 5, 2014, Glen L said…

Welcome from Knoxville, Tennessee.

Your pofile picture must have been taken a long time ago.  You certainly do not look 59.

 
 
 

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