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goldengirl3 02-11-2011 05:52 PM

Want to share a moment
 
So I went to a happy hour tonight with a few coworkers from my last job and one brought a friend. It was a small group. And no it wasn't a heavy drinking group. Just a light get-together.

So a couple of hours in, I realized I was having a truly great time. There were no thoughts of him, the sadness or problems from him, no connection to him. I felt like I truly enjoyed these people's company and was completely into that without any pause.

It was so great and reminded me of the person I used to be. And I was just so happy and thought, "Wow if it could just be like this everyday again...back to the happiness I used to have." I just really wanted to share it with all of you. It's so great to think that I could be there again one day.

suki44883 02-11-2011 05:59 PM

You will be. Keep doing things you like to do and whenever you catch yourself thinking about him, immediately focus on something else. One thing I used to do is wear a rubber band around my wrist and whenever I'd catch myself thinking of something I didn't like, I'd snap that rubber band on the underside of my wrist. It did help me realize and catch myself before I took it too far.

keepinon 02-11-2011 06:01 PM

Ahh..those moments where sanity and happiness return..good for you!Gives you g:ghug3ood feedback that you are on the right track!


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