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Old 01-29-2019, 06:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Reclaiming my Power


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I haven't posted in a long time....i've had a really terrible experience. It relates to this site indirectly but the overall experience was deeply traumatising to me and my children.

So here I am taking my power back and standing up for myself again. I am here, I'm not hiding, I'm here, no matter who is listening, and no matter who tries to use my sobriety attempts against me.

Thanks for listening
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Hi all
I haven't posted in a long time....i've had a really terrible experience. It relates to this site indirectly but the overall experience was deeply traumatising to me and my children.

So here I am taking my power back and standing up for myself again. I am here, I'm not hiding, I'm here, no matter who is listening, and no matter who tries to use my sobriety attempts against me.

Thanks for listening
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Old 01-29-2019, 07:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 01-29-2019, 07:31 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hi Whitelight, I donít know what happened before. But the past is behind you and good for you for moving forward and reclaiming your power! You have my support!

Hope to see more of you here!
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Welcome back WhiteLight. Your sobriety is yours alone, congrats on your decision and resolve. You will definitely find like minds and support here if you need it.
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Hi Whitelight, I donít know what happened before. But the past is behind you and good for you for moving forward and reclaiming your power! You have my support!

Hope to see more of you here!
Thank you for your kind words Fearlessat50. The past is most certainly behind us but i thank you for sharing in this moment with me. It took a great deal of courage for me to come back here. I would like to add the past fear had nothing to do with you lovely, genuine SR members and organisers
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Welcome back WhiteLight. Your sobriety is yours alone, congrats on your decision and resolve. You will definitely find like minds and support here if you need it.
100% and thank you for a supportive welcome ScottFromWI
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Thank you for your beautiful message Choicy....short and sweet but very powerful words
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Good for you! And welcome back.

It's interesting that someone could ever use my abstinence against me, but its not an uncommon perception. I mean, my drinking? For sure. But being sober is such a huge accomplishment....don't ever let someone threaten you or make you believe you have to hide such a powerful accomplishment.

Own your truth!!
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Good for you! And welcome back.

It's interesting that someone could ever use my abstinence against me, but its not an uncommon perception. I mean, my drinking? For sure. But being sober is such a huge accomplishment....don't ever let someone threaten you or make you believe you have to hide such a powerful accomplishment.

Own your truth!!
so very much for your support Frickaflip. Whilst it wasn't drinking or sobriety that was used against me and kept me away, I did feel very threatened by someone in my life and that kept me hidden, small and powerless. But i am back again and will continue to use SR. Sobriety is very important to me.
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I'm sorry for whatever happen but I'm glad you're back WhiteLight
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It's wonderful to see you, WhiteLight. We're here to encourage & support you.
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