Alcoholics Anonymous has been around for decades, and about 5% of the people who have gone to meetings have stayed sober for a significant period of time. That’s all well and good… but given how they determine whether or not you’re an alcoholic, you have to wonder how many of these people even had a problem with alcohol in the first place.
The fact is to this day local chapters of AA are “recruiting” by using outdated and flat-out lying to people who believe they’re in desperate states. In fact, here is the “test” many AA chapters still use to help people determine if alcohol use issues are enough to seek help. Take the test to find out if, according to AA, you’re an alcoholic.