Yeah, you need to study up, you're ex-girl friend is miles ahead of you.
“looking with fondness towards a reconciliation with Great Britain…I…would rather be dependent on Great Britain, properly limited, than with any other nation on earth or on no nation”. Thomas Jefferson; August 25 1775
A working class hero is something to be
AA 'works' for a basic reason...it provides a social structure of people typical trying to improve their lives. I don't love the AA model but as a support group it is certainly successful for many.
You can't blame AA for the defining of alcoholism as a 'disease'. That's the medical model of addiction. People typically become addicted be it to substances or behaviors due to CLS....Crappy Life Syndrome. Identify the pain, heal the pain, create a positive future, and take steps to achieve that future. It's a bit more complicated than that...but not much.
the First Amendment gives everyone “the right to be very critical of a Petty, handicapped mocking, unbalanced, whiny so-called President and criticize him strongly.”
Moving your dependency from alcohol to an imaginary friend might improve physical health, I suppose.
Don't work out, work in.
Never eat anything that's served in a bucket.
It won't work for everyone, perhaps not even most people. And I am sure every chapter is different. I'm not a fan of the whole "higher power" crap but I know of people who it worked for. I'm not going to degrade their success. I DON'T think it should be the go to option for the courts, though, and certainly not mandated by judges.