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Sun Mar 31, 2019, 08:42 AM

Found this wandering around the internets

ellie (@holy_schnitt) Tweeted:
my sober brain: I'm independent, I don't need a man, I'm living my best life, being single? amazing. Iconic.
my drunk brain: *choking back tears* I just want to hold somebody's FUCKING hand



So many things to unpack here, I've been musing on & journaling about from this tweet & thought this last week; the loneliness, drinking to numb, then 'opening to' feelings, the suprising to me amount of alcohol in young female cultures, dropping so personal a thought for thousands and thousands. There is really amazing things floating around about addictive actions without seeing them as maladaptive function resonses and choices.

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 10:27 AM

1. I REALLY enjoyed your thoughts.

 

They were a bit incoherent, actually, but I understood you completely.

I had a wonderful laugh of the variety of, "They laugh at memories that would make lesser souls cringe in useless remorse."

I had been sober a bit over ten years when I met the woman who is now my wife. A relationship was the last thing on my mind at that point, but two years later I was married to her. That was 28 years ago, and is one of the two best things I ever did. You know what the other one was.

Life is a journey, and the joy is in the journey itself.

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Response to JayhawkSD (Reply #1)

Sun Mar 31, 2019, 10:40 AM

2. The journaling does help with the incoherence.

So does 2 mugs of coffee b/4 posting. I'd only had 1.

1 thing that jumped out, the sheer amount of alcohol consumption in young female contemporary popular culture. Wine as "Mommy Juice?".

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Response to irisblue (Original post)

Mon Apr 1, 2019, 06:16 PM

3. Thank You for sharing this. K and R

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