When I went to the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, I did not see any student attending the meeting. The demographic was from the ages 30-50 years old. The adults who were at the meeting leaned more towards the male side and most of them looked to be in the poor to middle class. Most of these attendees were towards the poor to middle class was because of where the meeting location. The meeting location was in the lower income district of San Francisco. When I attended this meeting, the coordinator of the meeting knew I was new to the meeting. So I was given the basics of how this certain Alcoholics Anonymous meeting works. Once the meeting began I notice that most of the attendees were completely serious about the meeting and what was going on. The type of meeting that I attended was a speaker and discussion meeting. During the b...
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I personally would attend more Alcoholics Anonymous meetings because of the homeyness feeling that is create when talking to the members. Going to the meeting has change my perspective of A.A meetings because of how lively these meetings can get. Before I thought that these meetings were just some silent,only one person talks types of meeting but it proved me wrong. I would recommend going to an A.A meeting to my friend 100 percent. I would recommend it because it is a life changing experience that can not be felt somewhere else. Also going to a meeting, you will meet some of the most genuine people at the meetings. The only thing that I can suggest that can help improve the meetings are that they should advertise the meetings more. I barely see advertisements about when and where A.A meeting are held.
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