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I’m A Ghost
Tough evening. As we were watching our son’s football game, I mentioned that XYZ had happened in class this morning. Right as I was going to tell the story, she jumped in and told me a line of something that … Continue reading
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The Recovery That Wasn’t There
I THOUGHT I had hit “true recovery” in May through mid July. What I had actually received was a spiritual experience alongside a family experience at home. My “recovery” group stuff was the same old thing. I was still half-assing … Continue reading
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Will That Guy Come Back?
Mental fortitude and confidence used to be the hallmarks of my core strengths. I had no problem being alone, in crowds, a team member (maybe a little) or especially a leader. • What’s that, you don’t like the way I’m … Continue reading
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Time To Do Something Different
“Before I see you next week, you have to do some things. Find some kind of activity to give your mind a break, if just for an hour, from thinking about your wife and marriage.” -Therapist, this morning What!? Is … Continue reading
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Pick Her Up And Support Her
I texted My Bride about my delivery. My Bride and I seem to have switched depression positions. THAT is consistent with what our marriage therapist, Brooke, had said. “When one of you is up the other is down and vice-versa. … Continue reading
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Is A Happy Ending Possible?
She had spent the past 2 years getting her masters degree in counseling. She had grown frustrated with the continual supply of crap teachers were required to do. Just let me teach had been said more than a few times. … Continue reading
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I JUST read another dude’s blog. He made the greatest point I Ever read concerning depression. Have you ever felt so comfortable – so at ease in your state of depression that it no longer felt depressing anymore? That is … Continue reading
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How Does It Work?
The two of you have to rebuild trust and respect. You have to take baby steps. The first step is to get to know each other again. Then start to court each other. -Therapist Since our last marriage therapy, I … Continue reading
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What’s In A Name?
Patterns and tendencies develop over 20+ years of marriage. The way we speak to each other. How we argue. The way we handle stress. How frustrations are processed and dealt with. It was about 2 years into our marriage that … Continue reading
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Triggers And Choices
I am bi-polar and I have the awesome tendency to radically cycle from high to incredibly low in mere moments. Often times within the same day. With my addiction that is highly significant. Most of the time I have no … Continue reading
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