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Welcome to the
#SLAA Online Group

of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
on StarLink-IRC.Org IRC


Abbreviations & Acronyms:

There are many acronyms and emoticons (abbreviations) used in chat rooms and our Fellowship.
Following are most of the common ones you might see, grouped into 4 categories:

  1. Common to all chat rooms
  2. Emoticons
  3. Common to our Fellowship
  4. Miscellaneous fun acronyms

Common to all chat rooms

24/724 hours a day; 7 days a week
AFKaway from keyboard
BBLbe back later
BRBbe right back
BTDTbeen there; done that
BTDTGTTSbeen there, done that, got the T-shirt
BTDTGTTSSYPCbeen there, done that, got the T-shirt, sending you post card
BTWby the way
FAQfrequently asked questions
FWIWfor what it's worth
FYIfor your information
GAgo ahead (you have the floor)
GFUgood for you
GFYgood for you
GMTAgreat minds think alike
ICI see
IMinstant message
IMHOin my humble opinion
IMNSHOin my not so humble opinion
IRLin real life
ISOin search of
JKjust kidding
JWDjob well done
LOLlaughing out loud
NPno problem
OICoh, I see
OMGoh my goodness
OTOHon the other hand
PMprivate message
ROFLrolling on floor laughing
TMItoo much information
TTYLtalk to you later
TYthank you
WBwelcome back
WTGway to go
WYSIWYGwhat you see is what you get
YMMVyour mileage may vary (your experience may differ)
YWyou're welcome


:-|grim or indifferent
:-/wry look
¶:)smiling with a cap

Common to our fellowship

\o/praise God
 !hand raised to request the floor
 !fbhand raised to request the floor to provide feedback
AO or A/Oacting out
BBAA's Big Book
BLbottom line
BSbefore sobriety
CBPcunning, baffling, powerful
DHdear/darned husband
DOCdrug (person/behavior) of choice
DWdear/darned wife
ESHexperience strength & hope
ESWeasier softer way
GO growth opportunity
FOOfamily of origin
GAIUHGod as I understand Him
HOWhonesty, openmindedness, and willingness
HPHigher Power
JFTjust for today
KCBkeep coming back
KISSkeep it simple sweetie
MOmodus operandi (method of acting out)
NEWBIEnewcomer to program
ODATone day at a time
RCARecovering Couples Anonymous
ROrelationship obsession
RPrecovery partner
SAsex addict / Sexaholics Anonymous
SAASex Addicts Anonymous
SCASexual Compulsives Anonymous
SLAsex/love addict
SLAASex and Love Addicts Anonymous
SOsignificant other
TStrusted servant (provides service work to fellowship)
TWYLALTRtake what you like and leave the rest
TWYWALTRtake what you want and leave the rest

Miscellaneous fun acronyms

ABCacceptance, belief, change
ACTIONany change toward improving one's nature
ANGERany no good energy rising
ANONYMOUSactions, not our names, yield maintenance of unity & service
BIG BOOKbelieving in God beats our old knowledge
BUTbeing unconvinced totally
CALMcan anger leave me
CHANGEchoosing honestly allows new growth everyday
CLEAN completely leaving every addiction now
DENIALdon't even notice I am lying
DETACHdon't even think about changing him/her
DUESdesparately using everything but sobriety
EGOedging God out
FAILUREfearful, arrogant, insecure, lonely, unsure, resentful, empty
FAITHfacing an inner truth heals
FAITHfear ain't in this house
FAITHfor an instant, trust Him
FEARface everything and recover
FEARfailure expected and received
FEARfalse emotions/expectations/evidence appearing real
FEARfeelings expressed allow relief
FEARfighting ego against reality
FEARforgetting everythings all right
FEARfrantic efforts to appear recovered
FINE frustrated, insecure, neurotic, and emotional
FINEfrantic, insane, nuts, and egotistical
FROGfully rely on God
GIFTGod is forever there
GIFTSgetting it from the steps
GODgood orderly direction
GODget out devil
GODgroup of drunks/derelicts
HALThungry, angry, lonely, tired (and sick is also important)
HALThorny, arrogant, lazy, and tragic (get to a meeting!)
HELPhope, encouragement, love, patience
HOPEhang on, peace exists
HOPEhappy our program exists
ISMI, self, me
ISM I sponsor/sabotage myself
LET GOleave everything to God, Okay?
LOVEliving our victories everyday
NEWnothing else worked
NOWno other way
NUTSnot using the steps
P4M2pray for me too
PACEpositive attitudes change everything
PACEpositive attitudes change everything
PAUSEpay attention! use step eleven
PMSpoor me syndrome
PRIDEpersonal recovery involves defeating ego
PROGRAMpeople relying on God relaying a message
RELAPSErecovery exists, life and program seem empty
RELATIONSHIPreally endearing love affair that initiates ongoing nurturing sharing & healthiness in program
RELATIONSHIPreally exiting love affair turns into outrageous nightmare, sobriety hangs in peril
SLIPso long, I'm perfect
SLIPsobriety losing its priority
SOLUTIONSsaving our lives using the inventory of needed steps
SPONSORsober person offering newcomers suggestions on recovery
STEPSsolution to every problem, sober
TIMEthings I must earn
WILLINGwhen I live life, I need God
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