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#53470 - 04/17/04 10:06 PM Re: Goal 1 achieved
JAAY Offline

Registered: 04/14/04
Posts: 115
Loc: NYC
You should be proud of yourself! I remember walking around for a week before getting my med filled at the drug store. I had taken been taking with a therapist and the meds help me cope with sll the things I was unloading. It was enpowering to help myself. Good luck! \:\)

#53471 - 04/17/04 11:53 PM Re: Goal 1 achieved
Lloydy Offline
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Registered: 04/17/02
Posts: 7071
Loc: England Shropshire
isn't it a wonderful feeling when the person you tell doesn't recoil in horror ?
And it's gets better Marc, every time you tell it the 'secret' gets less.

I'm proud of you !


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
Henry David Thoreau

#53472 - 04/17/04 11:57 PM Re: Goal 1 achieved
Arthur Offline
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Registered: 03/29/04
Posts: 25
Loc: Florida
\:D \:D \:D \:D ;\)

I'm feeling really proud and happy for you. It's a big scary step and you took it! Good for you.



#53473 - 04/18/04 12:06 AM Re: Goal 1 achieved
The Dean Offline
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Registered: 07/15/02
Posts: 2080
Loc: Milwaukee, WI
A really wise step Marc. Feelings can jump all over the place, but at least here we all understand and can support you in the bad and the good.



If we do not live what we believe, then we will begin to believe what we live.

#53474 - 04/18/04 08:38 PM Re: Goal 1 achieved
Thomas Offline

Registered: 07/31/03
Posts: 109
Loc: boise

I know I'm posting this rather late, but oh, well, better late than never. Telling another person face to face is an enormously difficult thing to do(or at least it was for me), although it was inevitable in my case. I experienced a flashback during a session with my therapist when we were talking about something else :rolleyes: ! I found that once the secret was out(and I didn't even know it was there) that the poison began to drain.

Good for you, Marc. Let the healing begin.


To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive. - Robert Louis Stevenson

#53475 - 04/19/04 05:29 PM Re: Goal 1 achieved
Mike Church Offline
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Registered: 01/23/03
Posts: 3439
Loc: Toronto, Canada
Marc; Well here I am again late as usual. Wow. It is out. The dirty little secret of your Perp. And the P said. Marc I believe you. Sure you got emotional. Three things happened Marc.
1. He listened 2.He believed and 3. In his mind you are a strong man that needs help and is setting about doing it the right way.

It is like lancing a boil Marc. No more hiding for the perps.

God I am so proud of you and so very happy you did come back.

I am also glad that you thought of the rope as a life line. That means so much to all of us here. It is called trust and to be trusted his food for the soul



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