What Do I Do if I Want to Leave AA?

I left AA when I reached five years sober. It didn’t make sense to me to stay, given the other expansive changes I had made in my life. I had just recently relocated to the U.S. to pursue a writing career. While leaving AA wasn’t the easiest decision I’ve made for my recovery, it was certainly the best.

What made leaving so difficult is that the act itself challenged the belief system I had built my…

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Olivia Pennelle

Olivia Pennelle

Writer. Journalist. Activist. MSW student. Passionate about challenging perspectives on addiction and recovery. www.livsrecoverykitchen.com