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    Alcoholic Break Up

    I broke up with my boyfriend 5 days ago. were together for 1 year. i have 2 kids from my exhusband ( ex addict). My ex boyfriend drink about 3 to 4 days a week. 3 to 6 beers on week days. Lots and lots on weekends. Enough to start making me feel uncomfortable. he also has an...
    ggmbq ggmbq 31-35 1 Response Mar 3, 2012

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    Am codependant Proud

    but painfilled We care like awesome humans They say dont but who will Charities are a corrupt joke that we are told will help so we can heal As an american who needs it i can say bullshyte Stop caring is a killer. Who to care about does need changing but letting agencies...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Jan 14

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    August 3. Owning Our Power in Relationships. "So much of what I call my codependency is fear and panic because I spent so much of my life feeling abused, trapped, and not knowing...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 3

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    August 23. Self Care. "When will we become lovable? When will we feel safe? When will we get all the protection, nurturing, and love we so richly deserve? We will get it when we...
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    August 29. Owning Our Energy. "Learn to keep your energy inside." —From Women, Sex, and Addiction, Charlotte Davis Kasl, Ph.D. For many reasons, we may have mastered the art...
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    Aug. 1. Gratitude. "We learn the magical lesson that making the most of what we have turns it into more." —Codependent No More Say thank you, until we mean it. Thank God...
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    August 4. Vulnerability. "I've learned that the more vulnerable I allow myself to be, the more in control of myself I really am." —Anonymous Many of us feel that we can only...
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    August 5. Attitudes Toward Money. Sometimes, our life and history may be so full of pain that we think it totally unfair that we have to grow up now and be financially...
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    August 6. Solving Problems. Problems are made to be solved! Some of us spend more time reacting to the fact that we have a problem than we do solving the problem. "Why is this...
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    August 7. Saying No. For many of us, the most difficult word to say is one of the shortest and easiest in the vocabulary: No. Go ahead, say it aloud: No. No - simple to pronounce...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 7

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    August 8. Saying Yes. Yesterday we talked about learning to say no. Today, let's discuss another important word: Yes. We can learn to say yes to things that feel good, to what we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 8

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    August 9. Asking for What We Need. Decide what it is you want and need, and then go to the person you need it from and ask for it. Sometimes, it takes hard work and much energy...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 9

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    August 13. Friends. Don't overlook the value of friendship. Don't neglect friends. Friends are a joy. Adult friendships can be a good place for us to learn to have fun and to...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 13

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    August 14. Owning Our Power. Many of us have someone in our life that challenges our ability to trust and care for ourselves. When we hear that person's voice or are in his or...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 14

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    August 16. Rescuing Ourselves. No one likes a martyr. How do we feel around martyrs? Guilty, angry, trapped, negative, and anxious to get away. Somehow, many of us have...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 16

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    August 18. Valuing this Moment. "Detachment involves present moment living - living in the here and now. We allow life to happen instead of forcing and trying to control it. We...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 18

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    August 19. Letting Go of Shame. Shame is that dark, powerful feeling that holds us back. Yes, shame can stop us from acting inappropriately. But many of us have learned to attach...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 19

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    August 21. Detaching in Relationships. When we first become exposed to the concept of detachment, many of us find it objectionable and questionable. We may think that detaching...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 21

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    i don't like being touch. in pictures, i am very aware of my distance with others. it started with narc mother and continue with abusive boyfriend. we were walking next to each...
    fien fien 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    August 26. Making Amends. "Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others." —Step Nine of Al-Anon When we make amends...
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    August 28. Taking Care of Ourselves on the Job. It's okay to take care of ourselves on the job. It is not only okay - it is necessary. Taking care of ourselves on the job means...
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    I've been going to twelve step meetings and for the first time in many months I feel some hope for my future. It's a little light in the darkness for me right now, and I am very...
    WeAreLost WeAreLost 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    August 30. Accepting Our Best. We don't have to do it any better than we can - ever. Do our best for the moment, and then let it go. If we have to redo it, we can do our best in...
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    Aug. 2. In Between. Sometimes, to get from where we are to where we are going, we have to be willing to be in between. One of the hardest parts of recovery is the concept of...
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    August 10. Letting Go of Perfection. "As I journey through recovery, more and more I learn that accepting myself and my idiosyncrasies — laughing at myself for my ways — gets...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Aug 11

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    August 12. Directness. Direct people are a joy to be around. We never have to guess what they're really thinking or feeling, because they're honest about their thoughts and...
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    August 15. Leaving Room for Feelings. We need to allow enough room for others and ourselves to have and work through our feelings. We are people, not robots. An important part of...
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    August 20. Honesty in Relationships. We can be honest and direct about our boundaries in relationships and about the parameters of a particular relationship. Perhaps no area of...
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    August 22. Responsibility for Family Members. "I can still remember my mother clutching her heart, threatening to have a heart attack and die, and blaming it on me...
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    August 24. Step Eight. "Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all." —Step Eight of Al-Anon The Eighth Step is not meant to...
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    August 25. Willing to Make Amends. The Eighth Step is talking about a change of heart, a healing change. This attitude can begin a great chain of repair and healing in our...
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    August 31. Denial. I've been recovering many years. I've used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It...
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    They say within the first 5 to 10 minutes after waking up you tend to forget 95 percent of your dreams. This has only applied to me in rare occasions as I seem to vividly remember...
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    I'm not going to find stupid love or whatever the hell it is. Just sounds ridiculous now that my BFF told me it's not a damn fairy tale...and people have told me marriage and love...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 3 Responses 50 mins ago

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    He loves to wear metal t-shirts, maybe a pair of jeans. He sometimes wears sunglasses, sometimes maybe it's nothing. He jokes about things and me laugh. He says funny things, and...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    Amazing two bedroom villa located in Assos with private infinity pool and Jacuzzi in a intimate placing benefitting from fantastic sunset sightsWill you be ready to discover the...
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    I'm Zack, 15. I'm bisexual, but I'm only interested in boys right now. I had a bad experience with my ex-gf. She broke up with me because I have late puberty. I was embarrassed and...
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    She has been with me through thick and thin and understands what I say it what I'm thinking at all times. I wouldn't choose anyone else to be stuck in a situation with. We have no...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    And what a collection of posts they are.... so many subjects... some quotes... some poems.. some stories... and so much about me and my life.... i hope you have enjoyed reading my...
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    For all those who do not know what tsundoku is, it is an act of buying books and letting them pile up unread. It maybe an act of compulsive hoarding since I am not willing to...
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    I am 23 and suffer from bad eczema. I have suffered with it from a young age but recently bought a home and moved in with my partner and my stress levels are at an all time high. I...
    gooay011 gooay011 22-25, F 30 mins ago

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    And through Asperger syndrome, I met a good friend on this website. Since then, we have met in person and he and I are beyond best friends; we are true brothers and always will be...
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    I'm totally serious about this but sometimes I have dreams and then later on they become reality. It creeps me the hell out lol. When I dream of crazy obscure things and then later...
    mzwhat mzwhat 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Female, 19, looking for someone to control and I REALLY HAVE TO GO! My record is 2100 ml and time wise its 38 hours, but not both at the same time. edit: im gonna sleep and see...
    invinciblepeeholder invinciblepeeholder 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Just watching the news or browsing a social media site. Working at my retail job. And this whole celebrity nude scandal thing just fuels my hate for the human race. A lot of these...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Loosen up and enjoy the peace of mind that includes realizing your supper designs are cared for for your period of one's stay, and that your credit card can remain tucked absent...
    Wendolynce106 Wendolynce106 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    all i want is to get married be an amazing husband have a big beautiful family and be an awesome dad =) if this sounds like something you would be in to or up for and want to get...
    o3118152 o3118152 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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