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Can you really fall out of love?

Ha, another sleepless night, tossing and thinking about this question. It’s been almost 1.5 years to my break up, yet, some days are just not good, and I fall back in the same rut of getting over it all over again. 278 more words


Doing New Things

I wake up in a different city.  The smells and noises are unfamiliar.  The bed feels awkward.  I did something completely out of the ordinary today.  256 more words


i love you

P: ‘Good night.’

M: ‘I love you.’

‘Quit saying that.’


‘It is too much pressure.’

To love an addict is to run out of tears.

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The Day After

The announcement of the grand jury’s decision not to indict the Ferguson police officer who killed Mike Brown, coming on the heels of reading about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the frightening reality of how many of the U.S. 507 more words


Life Quotes

You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.

This, too, will pass.

-Eckhart Tolle

We are addicted to our thoughts.

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A little guidance please..

So today I started thinking about honesty in my sobriety.  I get that it is the only way this will work, but at what point are you open and honest with everyone.   229 more words


Mind the Gap

This post is about a specific tactic–putting a small obstacle or gap between you and your addictive materials– that can be helpful in certain circumstances. I want to write about it partly in case you haven’t heard about it, but even if you have heard about it, I want to tell you about its limitations, and how to use it effectively. 744 more words