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I'm So Selfish!

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I'm So Selfish!

Hell… I’m so sorry! I’ve been so selfish lately and I feel that I’ve done a bad job of controlling it. Or is that my problem too? Controlling too much of the situation! If I knew, we wouldn’t be here. With you mad at me. This just wouldn’t or shouldn’t be happening… right? But I don’t know who I am sometimes when the worst in me comes out! I just lose it!  There’s something to your silence that tells a man, “I screwed up.” But whether or not you’re silent, I know that I shouldn’t be facing the world the...

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A Whole New Type of Instant Gratification!

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A Whole New Type of Instant Gratification!

I’ve been having a really hard time lately. And it’s tough. I still struggle with getting what I want and having to have it now. But, that just isn’t the way the world works, or so I’m told! There are instances in life that I will try so freaking hard to get something, and no matter what I do it just will not happen (legally)! And some things you can’t bend the rules for, but hey, I’m trying to live an honest life now a day, right?! No matter what it is, I can’t break the law to get it....

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How Not to Live a Selfish Existence

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How Not to Live a Selfish Existence

I was recently asked a question about habits or strategies in recovery. The question was this: “What are your 3 best regular habits or strategies that help you regain clarity and stay sober?” After thinking about it for a while I didn’t have just a small little answer for this interview. I had my own peace and clarity come to mind and a supernova of an answer came out! Here it is… My favorite thing and habit or strategy for recovery is working towards a better future with my wife Patricia. She’s been my catalyst into actually changing versus being...

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Dear Serenity: I’m Sorry

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Dear Serenity: I’m Sorry

Dear Serenity, I’m sorry for neglecting you in my most selfish of times. I feel as if we didn’t start off on the right foot. Our thoughts tend to be of differing opinions… My mind often says, “GO, GO, GO” which can lead to negative things in my life. But, you… serenity, you are always trying to balance me. ...

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I’m NOT Selfish!

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I’m NOT Selfish!

I’m not selfish, although in my early addiction recovery the only person I wanted to help was myself. But no, I’m not selfish! I mean I guess I could be a little bit self-centered… but no, no not in a bad way! I did things on purpose in early addiction recovery. This time everything had ...

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