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​If someone close to you, such as a family member, friend, co-worker, or neighbor, has or has had a drinking problem,
​the following questions may help you determine if Al-Anon is for you. The questions in this quiz are not meant to judge anyone or to assign labels to important people in our lives.
The purpose of the questions is simply to help decide whether Al-Anon might be able to help.​
The following 20 questions are to help you decide whether or not Al-Anon is for you.​
  1.  Do you constantly seek approval and affirmation?
  2.  Do you fail to recognize your accomplishments?
  3.  Do you fear criticism?
  4.  Do you overextend yourself?
  5.  Have you had problems with your own compulsive behavior?
  6.  Do you have a need for perfection?
  7.  Are you uneasy when your life is going smoothly, continually anticipating problems?
  8.  Do you feel more alive in the midst of a crisis?
  9.  Do you still feel responsible for others, as you did for the problem drinker in your life?
  10.  Do you care for others easily, yet find it difficult to care for yourself?
  11.  Do you isolate yourself from other people?
  12.  Do you respond with fear to authority figures and angry people?
  13.  Do you feel that individuals and society in general are taking advantage of you?
  14.  Do you have trouble with intimate relationships?
  15.  Do you confuse pity with love, as you did with the problem drinker?
  16.  Do you attract and/or seek people who tend to be compulsive and/or abusive?
  17.  Do you cling to relationships because you are afraid of being alone?
  18.  Do you often mistrust your own feelings and the feelings expressed by others?
  19.  Do you find it difficult to identify and express your emotions?
  20.  Do you think someone's drinking may have affected you?
​If you have answered YES to any of these questions, we encourage you to find an Al-Anon/Alateen meeting.  Start your recovery today...YOU ARE NOT ALONE!   FIND A LOCAL MEETING
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