SAA Newsletter

The Outer Circle

“We share our experience with each other, which reminds us that we have a common illness and that we are not alone. By sharing our stories, we remind ourselves of our progress in recovery, and we give each other hope.”

Sex Addicts Anonymous, p. 12

The SAA newsletter, The Outer Circle, is published bi-monthly by the International Service Organization (ISO) of SAA. It is available without cost by download from this website or by request in writing to the ISO office.

The newsletter contains original articles and poetry about sex addiction written by members of the Fellowship. It also presents news of ISO and regional activities, and other information of interest to members of the Fellowship.

If you have comments or suggestions for The Outer Circle, send them to the Editor of The Outer Circle by or by postal mail to the ISO office. To have an article considered for possible publication, see the instructions under “Article Submissions” in the current issue of the newsletter.

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Featured Topics

Would you like to share your experience, strength, and hope with others in the SAA fellowship? Consider writing an article for possible publication in The Outer Circle. Each issue of the newsletter this year will feature articles on two Steps, two Traditions, and another specific topic.

Issue Featured steps
and traditions
Featured Topic Deadline for
submission
Jul-Aug
2014
Steps 7 and 8
Traditions 7 and 8
Meditation May 5
Sep-Oct
2014
Steps 9 and 10
Traditions 9 and 10
People, Places, and Things July 5
Nov-Dec
2014
Steps 11 and 12
Traditions 11 and 12
Experiences getting/
staying sober early on
September 5
Jan-Feb
2015
Steps 1 and 2
Traditions 1 and 2
To be announced November 5
Mar-Apr
2015
Steps 3 and 4
Traditions 3 and 4
To be announced January 5
May-Jun
2015
Steps 5 and 6
Traditions 5 and 6
To be announced March 5

Manuscripts may be emailed or mailed to the ISO office along with a signed General Release Form. A General Release Form is also available in The Outer Circle.

The Latest Issue

March – April 2014 (Volume 8, Issue 2)

Back Issues

January – February 2014 (Volume 8, Issue 1)

November – December 2013 (Volume 7, Issue 6)

September – October 2013 (Volume 7, Issue 5)

July – August 2013 (Volume 7, Issue 4)

May – June 2013 (Volume 7, Issue 3)

March – April 2013 (Volume 7, Issue 2)

January – February 2013 (Volume 7, Issue 1)

November – December 2012 (Volume 6, Issue 6)

September – October 2012 (Volume 6, Issue 5)

July – August 2012 (Volume 6, Issue 4)

May – June 2012 (Volume 6, Issue 3)

March – April 2012 (Volume 6, Issue 2)

January – February 2012 (Volume 6, Issue 1)

November – December 2011 (Volume 5, Issue 6)

September – October 2011 (Volume 5, Issue 5)

July – August 2011 (Volume 5, Issue 4)

May – June 2011 (Volume 5, Issue 3)

March – April 2011 (Volume 5, Issue 2)

January – February 2011 (Volume 5, Issue 1)

November – December 2010 (Volume 4, Issue 6)

September – October 2010 (Volume 4, Issue 5)

July – August 2010 (Volume 4, Issue 4)

May – June 2010 (Volume 4, Issue 3)

March – April 2010 (Volume 4, Issue 2)

January – February 2010 (Volume 4, Issue 1)

November – December 2009 (Volume 3, Issue 6)

September – October 2009 (Volume 3, Issue 5)

July – August 2009 (Volume 3, Issue 4)

May – June 2009 (Volume 3, Issue 3)

March – April 2009 (Volume 3, Issue 2)

January – February 2009 (Volume 3, Issue 1)

November – December 2008 (Volume 2, Issue 6)

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July – August 2008 (Volume 2, Issue 4)

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March – April 2008 (Volume 2, Issue 2)

January – February 2008 (Volume 2, Issue 1)

November – December 2007 (Volume 1, Issue 3)

September – October 2007 (Volume 1, Issue 2)

July – August 2007 (Volume 1, Issue 1)

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