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Postby Tina L. » Thu May 25, 2006 5:23 pm

u2? Tina xoxoxoxo
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Postby Rusty Zipper » Fri May 26, 2006 2:14 am

well im single again... resume' ... cook, ####### clean, love to dance, funny, wit'y, fairly good look'y, have three Jalopy's... one's a van, if get evicted, we can live in it, and have two around towners.... practice a strong program, face adversity, right Dallas?..... ohoh, a bonus... have a Pink Cloud follow'n me, and theres room for that special one :wink: have three sponsees, the slpper, the sneaker, and the loafer.... ohoh, forgot, i just add'd the intilect... we can open a shoe store, the intilect can do the books, Cash Register honesty.... and the best, i can stil be a (_|_) at times, shows you i'm not cured.... :roll: :shock: :lol: :wink: xxoo the Zip, enquire's go to Dallas... screen um well mr BB
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Postby Dallas » Sun May 28, 2006 10:44 pm

Geeezzzz!!!! You two sure know how to embarrass a guy! :oops:

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Postby melrose » Tue Jun 06, 2006 10:09 pm

Interesting I should come across this question today...I dreamt last night (don't laugh) that I was at Martha Stewart's house and met my true love. We didn't even have to say a word. We both knew as soon as we laid eyes upon each other...It seemed so real that when I went to my nooner today, I was certain he would be there, but alas...here I sit alone again. (Again don't laugh) I even put on a little makeup!

I am a newcomer who has finally made the decision to do whatever it takes to remain sober. I have been so blessed to find a daily meeting and an evening women's book study group in my very small community. I have been able to make remarkable progress in a very short period (by the grace of God) As have many alcoholics, I have found myself in very destructive and painful relationships---usually drinking buddies. I have never been married or had children; I live with three dogs and four indoor/outdoor cats. Due to my unfortunate history with men, I had conceded (before I came into the program) to the fact that I would end up becoming "the crazy cat/dog lady" that we have all come to know and avoid. I have a large collection of silly hats in preperation! Since coming into the program, I have found myself wanting to try dating again; however, I have come to realize I can only date someone who is also in the program. Unfortunately, at 36, I am the youngest in my home group so the pickins are slim. I feel ready to try again, without fear. Of course I am still hanging on for "the one". I know it sounds naive but I AM naive in matters concerning love.

Perhaps dreaming of him is God's little way of letting me know what is to come...One can only hope.

Happy dreaming all...and God Bless, Melrose
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Postby Dallas » Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:52 am

Sounds like a pretty cool dream! :wink: A lot better than some that I had recently!

Nothing wrong with being an Animal parent. I'm dad to two dogs. :wink:

Dogs can be pretty demanding, but... not like cats... from what I've been told.

My friend has two cats. He said the difference in having dogs and cats, is: Dogs like to have a Master, and Cats like to have Servants. :wink:

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Postby melrose » Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:02 am

So true and funny. I have had experience with cats such as those; however, my dogs seem to run the roost around here (including myself sometimes). I don't mind at all though, they all do a good job of keeping me out of my own mind. We all know what a dangerous place that can be!!

Melrose!
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Postby summer74 » Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:27 am

I have been coming to the rooms since 1991. My experience with men in AA is many do not know how to date. I am sure it is the same with women.
We seem to love instant gratification. When I was new I really thought if people were in AA they spoke the truth . I know now the amount of years does not necessarily mean good character.
It is very important to get to know your potential date outside the rooms.
Easy Does It.
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