TRADITION ONE CHECKLIST
Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery
depends upon AA unity.
1. In my AA program, am I a healing, mending, integrating
person, or am I divisive? What about gossip and taking other
2. Am I a peacemaker? Or do I, with pious preludes such as
“just for the sake of discussion,” plunge into argument?
3. Am I gentle with those who rub me the wrong way, or am I
4. Do I make competitive AA remarks, such as comparing one
group with another or contrasting AA in one place with AA in
5. Am I critical of AA activities as if I were superior for not
participating in this or that aspect of AA?
6. Am I informed about AA as a whole? Overall, am I supportive
of AA in every way possible, or only in the parts I understand
7. Am I as considerate of AA members as I want them to be of
8. Do I spout platitudes about love while indulging in and
secretly justifying behavior that bristles with hostility?
9. Do I go to enough AA meetings or read enough AA
literature to genuinely keep in touch?
10. Do I share all of me with AA–the bad and the good–
accepting as well as giving the gift of fellowship?