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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)

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  ... happy.  BB Working With Others, p.96
To spend too much time on any one situation is to deny some other alcoholic an opportunity to live and be happy.

  ... happy.  BB To Wives, p.117
If you and your husband find a solution for the pressing problem of drink you are, of course, going to be very happy.

  ... happy.  BB A Vision For You, p.156
At midnight he came home exhausted, but very happy.

  ... happy.  BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.178
More than these attributes, they seemed to be happy.

  ... happy.  BB Acceptance, p.417
Until I could accept my alcoholism, I could not stay sober; unless I accept life completely on life's terms, I cannot be happy.

  ... happy.  12&12 Step Two, p.29
This was exhilarating, and it made us happy.

  ... happy.  12&12 Step Seven, p.70
Nearly all A.A.'s have found, too, that unless they develop much more of this precious quality than may be required just for sobriety, they still haven't much chance of becoming truly happy.

  ... happy.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.124
Still more wonderful is the feeling that we do not have to be specially distinguished among our fellows in order to be useful and profoundly happy.

  ... happy about his sobriety.  BB A Vision For You, p.152
He will presently try the old game again, for he isn't happy about his sobriety.

  ... happy again.  12&12 Step Twelve, pp.118-119
Both of them blame each other and ask when their marriage is ever going to be happy again.

  ... happy and be free to concentrate on ...  12&12 Step Seven, p.71
The world will then turn happy and be free to concentrate on culture and character.

  ... happy and effective living for many, alcoholic ...  12&12 Foreword, p.16
They see in them a way to happy and effective living for many, alcoholic or not.

  ... happy and purposeful lives may be built.  12&12 Step One, p.21
Our admissions of personal powerlessness finally turn out to be firm bedrock upon which happy and purposeful lives may be built.

  ... happy and secure ourselves.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.115
Where people had temporarily let us run their lives as though they were still children, we had felt very happy and secure ourselves.

  ... happy and useful living.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.114
Only by this means can we improve our chances for really happy and useful living.

  ... happy business career.  BB More About Alcoholism, p.32
An exceptional man, he remained bone dry for twenty-five years and retired at the age of fifty-five, after a successful and happy business career.

  ... happy day may not arrive.  BB There Is A Solution, p.23
The tragic truth is that if the man be a real alcoholic, the happy day may not arrive.

  ... Happy Destiny.  BB A Vision For You, p.164
We shall be with you in the Fellowship of the Spirit, and you will surely meet some of us as you trudge the Road of Happy Destiny.

  ... happy evenings together chatting and drinking before ...  BB To Wives, p.110
You have passed happy evenings together chatting and drinking before your fire.

  ... happy family.  12&12 Tradition Ten, p.177
Maybe this sounds as though the alcoholics in A.A. had suddenly gone peaceable, and become one great big happy family.

  ... happy family life.  12&12 Step Four, p.44
These people often throw to the winds every chance for legitimate security and a happy family life.

  ... happy homes.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.117
Most married folks in A.A. have very happy homes.

  ... happy in our A.A. work.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.112
We are sober and happy in our A.A. work.

  ... happy in their release, and constantly thinking ...  BB A Vision For You, p.159
Seeing much of each other, scarce an evening passed that someone's home did not shelter a little gathering of men and women, happy in their release, and constantly thinking how they might present their discovery to some newcomer.

  ... happy, joyous, and free.  BB The Family Afterward, p.133
We are sure God wants us to be happy, joyous, and free.

  ... happy life.'  12&12 Tradition Five, p.152
"Of course, my answer was 'My own sobriety and a mighty happy life.'

  ... happy occasion, try to increase the pleasure ...  BB Working With Others, p.102
If it is a happy occasion, try to increase the pleasure of those there; if a business occasion, go and attend to your business enthusiastically.

  ... happy, respected, and useful once more.  BB A Vision For You, p.153
It may seem incredible that these men are to become happy, respected, and useful once more.

  ... happy results do follow.  12&12 Step Twelve, p.119
With clear understanding and right, grown-up attitudes, very happy results do follow.

  ... happy solution.  BB To Wives, p.104
Among us are wives, relatives and friends whose problem has been solved, as well as some who have not yet found a happy solution.

  ... happy to hear from you if we ...  BB To Employers (Note), p.150
(*) See Appendix VI -- We shall be happy to hear from you if we can be of help.

  ... happy under these conditions.  BB To Wives, p.111
We know women who are unafraid, even happy under these conditions.

  ... happy usefulness.  BB The Family Afterward, p.130
We have found nothing incompatible between a powerful spiritual experience and a life of sane and happy usefulness.

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