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Checking in for the first time, here. ive been on and off the wagon all summer. Thought I’d give this app a try and see if I can keep from falling off.
@ Are there any secular...
Go to meetings ...God is specifically defind for purposes of AA...It's a Higher Power of your own understanding...God can be the Group, the 12 steps, good values, etc. It can be a combination of these things. It's whatever "restores you to sanity." Many atheists thrive at AA meetings.
Are there any secular A.A. meetings
hello. I am interested I going to an A.A. support group but I consider myself an athiest. ive heard of secular A.A. meetings out there but have not had any luck finding them. I live in St. Petersburg Florida. Anyone had luck with finding secular A.A. meetings ?
Thank you all
Day 1 again
Here I am again. I am getting so tired of this cycle, but I can’t just give up. A thousand times I’ve fallen and a thousand times I’ve gotten back up. I just don’t know how many more times I can do this. I’ve been to rehabs, detox,AA, tried on my own, therapy, books classes I feel like I have tried everything. Today I will pray and hope for the best. May peace be with us all.
I’m the mom of an alcoholic son just home from rehab. I’m trying to change the dynamic in our home. My husband and I are both high functioning alcoholics. I’m trying to stop.
I stopped working for drugs, when drugs stopped working for me.
Day 1............ again. 😩 pick myself up off the floor. Praise my higher power for another day. 🙏🏻
Another Friday & my little AA family here will gather at 7:30 to share our hopes, strengths & fears. It was quite a move from big city and lots of meetings to small island and two meetings a week. But it works if you work it!
everyone sees my scattered manic and scary behaviou. Except me. I do the most shameful things I am hyper jealous untrusting abusive and destructive to anyone who betrays my trust. I don’t factor my behaviour as the cause Of others treating me the way they do. I am so confused is my actions a reaction or am I just so shamed I keep putting myself into this victim role. I love getting wasted and it’s hard to stop but I have no friends no family and I’m so painfully lonely and tired of fighting. I need to get off the cycle and see what happens but man it’s not a quick process. How can I help myself and accept the help others keep telling me I’m refusing.
Day 2 has definitely been better than day 1, the fog has started to lift a little today, and I am less irritable. Thanks everyone for this forum and the app. I am going to try going to some meetings soon. I have social anxiety, so starting with the meetings will be tough until I know enough people to feel a little more comfortable in a group setting. It's the type of situation that I would usually have a couple of drinks before going to calm my nerves. But I have to do it. I have to do it for my kids, my husband and myself. Tired of not remembering my evenings with the people I love most in this world. Thanks for listening ♡