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AA Acronyms

AA = Absolute Abstinence
AA = Adventurers Anonymous
AA = Altered Attitudes
AA = Altruistic Action
AA = Attitude Adjustment
AA's-R-US = Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Unity Service
ABC = Acceptance, Belief, Change
ACTION = Any Change Toward Improving One's Nature
ACTION = Any Change To Improve Our Natures
ADDICT = Anybody Doing Drugs In Compulsive Trouble
AFGE = Another F****** Growth Experience
AIDS = Active In Dangerous Sex
AIDS = Addicts Injecting Dirty Syringes
ALCOHOLICS = A Life Centered On Helping Others Live In Complete Sobriety
ANONYMOUS = Actions Not Our Names Yield Maintenance Of Unity & Service
ANGER = Any No Good Energy Rising
ASK = Ass-Saving Kit
BAR = Beware Alcohol, Run
BAR = Beware Alcoholic Ruin
BIG BOOK = Believing In God Beats Our Old Knowledge
BS = Before Sobriety
BUT = Being Unconvinced Totally
CALM = Can Anger Leave Me
CARE = Comforting And Reassuring Each Other
CHANGE = Choosing Honesty Allows New Growth Everyday
CIA = Catholic Irish Alcoholic
CLEAN = Completely Leaving Every Addiction Now!
COURAGE = 'Cause of Using Recovery's A Great Effort
CRAP = Carry Resentments Against People
DEAD = Drinking Ends All Dreams
DENIAL = Don't Even Notice I Am Lying
DENIAL = Don't Even Notice It's A Lie
DETACH = Don't Even Think About Changing Him/Her
DT'S = Don't Think Shit
DUES = Desperately Using Everything but Sobriety
EDI not DIE = Easy Does It not Does It Easy
EGO = Easing God Out
EGO = Edging God Out
FAILURE = Fearful, Arrogant, Insecure, Lonely, Uncertain, Resentful, Empty
FAITH = Fear Ain't In This House
FAITH = Facing An Inner Truth Heals
FAITH = For An Instant Trust Him
FAITH = Fantastic Adventure In Trusting Him
FAITH = Fear And Insecurity? Trust Him!
FAMILY = Father And Mother I Love You
FEAR = Failure Expected And Received
FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real
FEAR = False Expectations Appearing Real
FEAR = Feelings Expressed Allows Relief
FEAR = Feelings Every Alcoholic Rejects
FEAR = Fighting Ego Against Reality
FEAR = Forget Everything and Run
FEAR = F--k Everything and Run!
FEAR = Face Everything and Recover!
FEAR = Forgetting Everything's All Right
FEAR = Frantic Effort to Appear Real
FEAR = Frantic Efforts to Appear Recovered
FINE = Faithful, Involved, kNowledgeable and Experienced
FINE = Feeling Insecure, Numb and Empty
FINE = Frantic, Insane, Nuts and Egotistical
FINE = Freaked out, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional
FINE = Feeling Insecure Neurotic & Emotional
FINE = Frustrated, Insecure, Neurotic & Emotional
FOG = Fear Of God
GAYS = Go Ask Your Sponsor
GIFT = God Is Forever There
GIFTS = Getting It From The Steps
GOD = Good Orderly Direction
GOD = Get Out Devil
GOD = Go On Dreaming
GOD = Group Of Drunks
GOD = Group Of Drug Addicts
GOYA = Get Off Your Ass
GUT = God's Undeniable Truths
HALT = Honestly, Actively, Lovingly Tolerant
HALT = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance
HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired: Fix these situations before you make any decisions.
HALT = Horny, Arrogant, Lazy and Tragic: if you're any one of these, get to a meeting!
HALTS = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired and Stupid
HALTS FEAR = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance Stops Forgetting that Everything's All Right
HEART = Healing Enjoying And Recovering Together
HELP = His Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Her Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Hope, Encouragement, Love and Patience
HOPE = Happy Our Program Exists
HOPE = Hearing Other Peoples' Experience
HOPE = Hang On! Peace Exists...
HOW = Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness: that's how we do it
HOW = Honest, Open-minded and Willing
ISM = I, Self, Me
ISM = Incredibly Short Memory
ISM = InSide Me
ISM = Internal Spiritual Maladjustment
ISM = I Sabotage Myself
ISM = I Sponsor Myself
KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid
KISS = Keep It Simple, Sugar
KISS = Keep It Simple, Sweetheart
KISS = Keeping It Simple, Spiritually
LET GO = Leave Everything To God, Okay?
LOVE = Living Our Victories Everyday
MMM = Meetings, Meditation and Masturbation (recommended for the first year)
NEW = Nothing Else Worked
NOW = No Other Way
NOWHERE or NOW HERE
NUTS = Not Using The Steps
OUR = Openly Using Recovery
PACE = Positive Attitudes Change Everything
PAID = Pitiful And Incomprehensible Demoralization
PAIN = Pause And Invite New
PHD = Pretty Heavy Drinker
PMS = Poor Me Syndrome
PMS = Pour More Scotch
PRIDE = Personal Recovery Involves Defeating Ego
PROGRAM = People Relying on God Relaying a Message
RAGE = Real Angry Gut-level Ego
RELAPSE = Recovery Exits Life And Program Seem Empty
RELATIONSHIP = Really Exciting Love Affair Turns Into Outrageous Nightmare Sobriety Hangs In Peril
RID = Restless, Irritable and Discontented
RUN + I = RUIN
RUIN - I = RUN (let God run the show 'cause I ruin everything)
SASTO = Some Are Sicker Than Others
SHIT = Simply How I'm Thinking
SLIP = Sobriety Loses Its Priority
SOB = Sober Old Bag
SOB = Sober Old Bastard
SOB = Sober Old Biker
SOB = Sober Old Bitch
SOBER = Staying Off Booze Enjoying Recovery
SOBER = Son Of A Bitch, Everything's Real
SOBRIETY = Stay Off Booze Recovery Is Everything To You
SOLUTIONS = Saving Our Lives Using The Inventory Of Needed Steps
SPONSOR = Sober Person Offering Newcomers Suggestions On Recovery
STAR = Start Talking About Recovery
STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem in Sobriety
STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem, Sober
STOP = Sicker Than Other People
STOP = Sicker Than Others Patrol
TIME = Things I Must Earn
TIME = This I Must Earn
TRUST = Try Relying Upon The Steps
WASP = Worry Anger Self Pity
WILLING = When I Live Live, I Need God
WISDOM = When Into Self, Discover Our Motives
WILLING = When I (Let Go & Let God) (Live & Let Live) I Normally Grow
WORK = What Our Recovery Knows
WORRY = Wrong Or Right Remain Yourself
YET = You're Eligible Too
YET = You'll End Up There


Live and Let Live
Easy Does It
But for the Grace of God
Think THINK Think
First Things First

* The above Slogans are the Original Five of A.A. they are arranged in such a way that when you read the first word top to bottom it reads this way:

Live Easy But Think First


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