common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends
upon LAA unity.
our group purpose, there is but one ultimate authority—a
loving Higher Power as expressed in our group conscience.
Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern.
The only requirement for membership in LAA is a desire to
recover from love addiction.
group should remain autonomous except in matters affecting
other groups or LAA as a whole.
Each group has but one primary purpose—to offer a safe
place to recover from love addiction and to carry the message
of recovery to those who still suffer.
LAA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the LAA name
to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems
of money, property and prestige divert us from our primary
LAA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside
Love Addicts Anonymous should remain forever non-professional,
but our service centers may employ special workers.
as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service
boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.
has no opinion on outside issues; hence the LAA name ought
never be drawn into public controversy.
public relations policy is based on attraction rather than
promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the
is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding
us to place principles before personalities.