“I simply did not want to hurt like that again. My desire to avoid hitting bottom again was…. powerful…” – Daily Reflections
When I came into AA it was because I had hit a bottom of pitiful and incomprehensible despair. I couldn’t figure things out on my own, and I was willing to try just about anything, even walking into a room with strangers. Years later I hit another bottom and walked into the rooms of AlAnon, and kept coming back. Both programs have opened my awareness to the fact that I hit emotional bottoms all the time. Today I have a very well equipped toolkit filled with program-principled solutions to help me recovery my serenity quickly. I’ve found that whenever I use the tools of both programs to solve my problems, ILML!