I have seen that in any
great undertaking it is not enough for a man to simply depend upon himself.
the ex-problem drinker who has found this solution, who is properly armed with
facts about himself, can generally win the entire confidence of another
alcoholic in a few hours. Until such an understanding is reached, little or
nothing can be accomplished.
Book pg. 18
have concluded to publish an anonymous volume setting forth the problem as we
see it. We shall bring to the task our combined experience and knowledge. This
should suggest a useful program for anyone concerned with a drinking problem.
Book pg. 19
hope is that many alcoholic men and women, desperately in need, will see these
pages, and we believe that it is only by fully disclosing ourselves and our
problems that they will be persuaded to say: "Yes, I am one of them too; I
must have this thing.”
Great Mystery show me
how to ask for help.