Meeting types include:
There are different types of meetings such as speaker meetings or check-in. There are also special focus eg women or intimacy avoidance. Explore them and decide which type works for you.
- Women-only meetings (online, telemeetings or local meetings)
- Mixed meetings (for all genders)
Meetings are listed on these websites:
- This website! SAAforwomen.org
- On local Intergroup webpages eg UK, Indiana, Israel
“Meetings are the heart of the SAA fellowship. At meetings we emerge from our shame, secrecy, and fear, into a community of people who share the common goal of freedom from sex addiction.”Sex Addicts Anonymous, page 10
“The only requirement for SAA membership is a desire to stop addictive sexual behavior“SAA Tradition Three
you may have to request them
so do xyz
women’s meetings do this to demonstrate that they are safe and all attendees have verified that they are women. a man in recovery will not attempt to join a women’s meeting, it would not be worth his sobriety. a man in active addiction might try but it would be unusal
the take home is that these meetings are safeguarded
Online or phone meetings
These meetings are primarily listed in two places:
Local (in-person) meetings
Local in-person meetings are listed on SAA-recovery.org
There may be more meetings listed on local Intergroup websites. (These meetings will show on saa-recovery.org once they have been registered.
Marathon holiday meetings
The Telemeeting Intergroup lists Marathon Holiday Meetings and Fellowship SAA Events.
Recently, the ISA Intergroup has hosted 10-hour OPEN (members and guests) meetings for:
- New Years Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day (U.S.)
- Thanksgiving (American)
- New Year’s Eve
Intimacy and sexual avoidance [ISA] meeting
The Telemeeting Intergroup [TIG] includes a list of ISA meetings under Resources.
Information on all meetings:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org, (for women only)
- The SAA International Service Organization [ISO] office is based in Houston, Texas.
- Phone 1.800.477.8191 (US/Canada) or 1-713-869-4902, during office hours [10:00 AM – 6:00 PM CT/US]
- Email email@example.com