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Old 05-28-2011, 03:22 PM
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Online Al-Anon Meetings

I just discovered that there are Alanon meetings online. Does anyone have any experience with these meetings? I'm sure they're probably not quite as fulfilling and stimulating as the "real" in-person ones, but I would love to hear people's experiences with these, or any others. The ones I was checking out can be found at: Al-Anon Internet Meetings
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Old 05-28-2011, 04:17 PM
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Thanks for posting this. I was wondering about the online meetings as well.

Maybe there will be some good feedback here about them.
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Old 05-29-2011, 03:54 AM
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I went there once, a few years back,during an especially turbulent time with my son. I found the people to be very nice and compassionate for the most part. I cannot remember why I did not continue. Perhaps that is when there WAS a meeting in my town, or just before I moved out of my apartment.
I am glad you mentioned this, as I am interested in trying it again.
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I have attended many online meetings and find them helpful. It is more convenient for me time wise and comfort wise (no travelling and I can sit in my pj's) To compare them with face to face meetings - you miss the companionship part and phone calling part and physical contact with others. Both give excellent support.
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Thank you for posting this - I am going to give them a try. Anything I can do in my PJs is worth a shot....
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Thank you...

coz i suffer really bad anxiety this might be worth a look at.
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