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Sat Dec 29, 2018, 07:45 AM

"Normies" can do this?

Private Joker, USMC (@Infantry0300) Tweeted:
Sobriety: Only drink on any day that @realDonaldTrump does NOT embarrass 🇺🇸, lie, or have a temper tantrum.

#TwitterDrinkingGames




One drink is not going to work for us...

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 08:59 AM

1. With sincere respect to those in recovery...

...Trump makes a sober life even more difficult because he does so much damage to the fabric of our society that the pains extend throughout our nation.

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Response to PJMcK (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 29, 2018, 09:14 AM

2. I really wonder how many Americans are using chemicals/maladaptive behaviors

For self soothing/memory erasure since Nov 2016?

And those who were in long recovery before that, how many have relapsed?

I have imaged Mueller/his team on a few significant nights with a single malt scotch (not my thing so it doesn't pull on me) enjoying their work coming to fruition. 'Normies' can stop after the one glass, and, sometimes I wish I could as well. Fizzy water with lime when the apricot hellbeast leaves.

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Response to PJMcK (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 03:26 AM

3. Trump & his madness solidifies my sobriety, makes it stronger even after 31 years . . .

I know I must maintain my faculties at peak performance, remain as clear-headed as possible so I can function in whatever limited means I may to protect what I love. This is a time when clear-thinking and good judgment are de rigueur. The pain of Trumpism makes such indulgence exceptionally destructive.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 02:10 PM

4. Sobriety is not a joking matter.

 

Drinking because you don't like the president is bullshit and you all know it. Staying sober is a serious business. I've been doing it for more than 35 years and I haven't done it by making jokes about it. I've seen plenty of people who made jokes about it die drunk.

Sobriety is an inside job. Whoever is in the White House neither weakens or strengthens one's sobriety. There are twelve steps in that process, and all of them address the inner condition.

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Response to JayhawkSD (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 8, 2019, 02:38 PM

5. Jay,.... "We are not a glum lot" pg 132 in my Big Book

Obviously a joke.

There are differences in how each user responds to the outside world. I can respect your POV, how you gained & maintain your sobriety is your history.
The way I'm working my program & sobriety is mine. Humor is a large part of it.

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Response to JayhawkSD (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 08:28 PM

6. For me, getting sober was too serious to NOT joke about it.

If I didn't laugh on the way to recovery I'd be dead now.

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