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Our Stories

Here are stories from some Al-Anon members.  They give examples of why we come to Al-Anon and what Al-Anon has done for us.  If you identify with some of these stories, we invite you to join us for a meeting and see if Al-Anon can help you. 


I wanted to 'fix my son' -- a father's struggle            by Jeff C., Maryland


My Life Was Unmanageable and Insane, Only I Didn't Know It           by Anonymous


How Al-Anon Works for Me          by Carol R., Minnesota


What I learned my first year                  by Catherine R., Connecticut


     --All links reprinted with permission of The Forum, Al-Anon Family Group Hdqts., Inc., Virginia Beach, VA