Definition of Honeymoon:
a holiday spent by a newly married couple

Synonyms of Honeymoon:

adventure holiday, beginning, betrothal, excursion, 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.


For most of us, the first years of A.A. are something like a honeymoon.  There is a new and potent reason to stay alive, joyful activity aplenty.

But when the honeymoon has worn off, we are obliged to take our lumps, like other people. This is where the testing starts.

Maybe difficulties have intensified at home, or in the world outside. Then the old behavior patterns reappear. How well we recognize and deal with them reveals the extent of our progress. –As Bill Sees It | More… (p.216)


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