I am married to an alcoholic who is currently attending AA meetings and finds them helpful and fulfilling. I am looking for ways to help myself heal emotionally and cope with her recovery; she strongly recommends Al-Anon, AA's companion organization for friends and loved ones, but I am uncomfortable with the 12-step format and the religious content. LifeRing was, I believe, recommended by an acquaintance (it may have been my father-in-law, come to think of it) and looking over the website, the LifeRing Partners program sounds perfect for me. Unfortunately, I'm not having any luck finding a schedule of LifeRing Partners meetings in the Northern California area. Is one available, and if so, where might I find it?
A quick answer. LifeRing Partners as of today is "all hat and no cattle." Energy has been put into drafting a Statement of Principles (how nice!) but so far no one has stepped forward to actually organize anything. Sooner or later someone with the talent and tenacity to turn this concept into a living reality will appear. Watch the website for announcements.