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Old 09-04-2010, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by transformyself View Post
I"ve thought about this a lot and I think, all though I'm no expert, that the difference between us codies and "normies" is that a "normal" person would have a few interactions with an addict or A and their insane crap and say, "you're NUTZ! I"m out of here," and respect themselves enough to create a clear boundary.

But not me. I stay. I stay and engage. I was trained to do that. My entire childhood was a battle ground of this exact nature. It's in my DNA.
Ding, ding, ding! Give this woman a cigar.

This, obvious to me NOW that you pointed it out, may be the most profound statement I've read in a long time.

Damn those "normies" and all their "I'm outta here"! I wanta be NORMAL, damnit.

Thanks and God bless us all,
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