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Anonymity Benefits

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Wow! Anonymity is so important to OA, it’s part of the name of our organization. As Tradition Twelve states: “Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all these Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.” The new second edition of the OA Twelve and Twelve does an excellent job of explaining the many ways we all benefit from anonymity. In six easy-to-read pages, it discusses how anonymity can aid in a newcomer’s willingness to enter our doors, and also help us heal our shame and pride. Anonymity ensures we all remain on equal footing, remember not to gossip, and

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