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I am not your freind. I’m your mother, and I’ve changed. I don’t belong to me anymore. I don’t care about me. Not in the way I used too. I care about you. I WANT you. I will do ANYTHING for you. I LOVE you. I NEED you… And I will step over anyone who gets in my way. When I look at you, I don’t see YOU. I see my…Continue
I am not your child, or parent, or friend. I’m your wife and I’ve changed. I don’t belong to me any more. I don’t care about me. Not in the way I used too. I care about you, and getting you clean. I WANT you clean. I will do ANYTHING to get you clean. I LOVE you. I NEED you.. and I will step over anyone to help…Continue
At 16 I knew it all. Everything. There was nothing you could have said, or done, that would have impressed this super cool chick. Of course that was on the outside. Inside I was fearful, insecure and needy.
The combination of these two may be the most confusing part of this dis-ease. A false confidence, competing with an inferiority complex.
In other words…. A drunk or addict just waiting to happen.
When your insides don’t match…
Her cocoon was dark and cramped. The caterpillar had outgrown it. Fearfully, she made the decision to leave its small, dark confinement. Her passage out was rough and many times she fought the urge to return to her miserableabode. Determined to make it through, she prayed for strength. Inch by inch, she drew closer to her goal, as she crawled, guided by a light she could see far off in the distance. Exhausted and…
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