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Old 02-05-2009, 07:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by BillJ View Post
Actually, my point was more on the order of "You cannot win if you do not play." Yeah, I might not win, and must be careful not to base my emotional sobriety on the outcome (especially about the lottery! ). However, if I don't fully participate in my life, my recovery, my relationships, etcetera - if I don't buy a ticket to my own game - then I have no chance of winning. Capiche?
Right. My point too! The thing with me is that my alcoholic personality wants me to plan the outcome of everything. I have to plan stuff, I gotta play to plan. But I have the tendency to think I know what's going to happen and then expect it to happen-settin myself up for a fall, big time.
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