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Focusing on the Emotional Patterns

Are there behaviors you present that seem to be red flags for something else going on? For me, alarms start ringing in my head when I start getting emotional about something… 192 more words

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Why Does it Turn Into a Fight?

One known fact about me, well by “known” I mean my husband and my closest friends and my mom know, is that I have trouble expressing my emotions and feelings. 368 more words

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Looking for Healing in All the Wrong Places

Please tell me you’ve heard the song Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places“. It’s not one of my all-time favorite country songs, but it gets the point across. 266 more words

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No Planning, No Problem

So, as a recovery perfectionist, I have to constantly remind myself that not every second of every single day has to be planned out. (Even while typing those words the perfectionist in me is saying, “But we sure can plan most of them.”)  213 more words

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Don't Forget to Say Thank You

When life gets in the way and we all get super busy with all of our day-to-day tasks, we often forget to stop and say a sincere… 121 more words

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Drunk Dreams and Sober Daymares

When my husband first quit drinking, it was a difficult first few months. He would wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat because he was getting hammered in his dreams. 275 more words

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Bad Memories Bring Good Opportunities

Are you ever haunted by your past? Do you ever see flashes of a time you desperately wish could erase from your memory forever?

You know, those memories that make you cringe while you’re waiting in line at the grocery store or helping your kids pick up their Legos. 295 more words

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