Definition of Double life:
A person who leads two different lives which are kept separate from each other

Synonyms of Double life:
Ambiguity, duplicity, split personality, two facedness, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.


More than most people the alcoholic leads a double life.
He is very much the actor.

To the outer world he presents his stage character.
This is the one he likes his fellows to see.

He wants to enjoy a certain reputation but knows in his heart he doesn’t deserve it. –Big Book p.73 | More…


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