Would You Become Un-addicted if You Could?

For addiction.com “Physicians who are familiar with alcoholism agree there is no such thing as making a normal drinker out of an alcoholic. Science may one day accomplish this, but it hasn’t done so yet.“ This statement, from the “More about Alcoholism” chapter in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, is often read as part […]

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AA Isn’t a Cult (But I Could See Why You’d Think That)

As practically anyone who’s part of a 12-step program like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) knows, criticism of this approach to recovery abounds. A simple search will send you down an Internet rabbit hole and you’ll soon see the word “cult” spring up over and over again

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