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Old 03-16-2013, 07:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Different points of view and ideas...

...about recovery are held by the members of this community.

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Yes! And for us codies who still aren't recovered, the disagreements are very unsettling, so can everyone please get along? If you want to fight, do it on FB!

Seriously, I would like to add that some consideration should be given to the fact that all of our exchanges are happening in writing. In the past, I know I have said things to friends in writing that they misunderstood and took offense to, just because I worded them poorly. So I try to give people on SR the benefit of the doubt. If they are taking the time to reply to a post, then surely they care. Everyone is on here to support one another and get/stay healthy.
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That says it all, Hydrogirl. Without tolerance and respect for each other, our wonderful site could turn into chaos. Thank you for the valuable reminder.
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