Category: Personal Stories

Dear Abby Letter

Here is a recent column in the Dear Abby column that speaks very positively about OA: Dear Abby: I want you to know you saved my life. I was a lonely, desperate woman, dying a slow and painful death. I

Posted in Personal Stories Tagged with: , ,

OA Story: Surrender

These are some of the suggestions that I heard as commands in my early days in the rooms, when I was confused and proud and stubborn. My understanding of surrender was: “Never! I will go down with this sinking ship; and I won’t put my hands up and surrender. There will be no white flag above my life….” (I was brought up in a family headed by a Ship’s Captain and came from a long line of career military.)

Posted in Personal Stories Tagged with: , , , , , ,