"My drinking assumed serious proportions, continuing all day and almost every night. The remonstrances of my friends terminated in a row and I became a lone wolf. There were many unhappy scenes in our sumptuous apartment. There had been no real infidelity, for loyalty to my wife, helped at times by extreme drunkenness. Kept me our of those scrapes.
Source: c.1939, AAWS, Alcoholics Anonymous, "Bill's Story", p. 3
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