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The Inward Journey

Looking for balance between spending time with others and spending time with ourselves

I have always been a loner. I have thought of it as a defect. Barbra Striesand sang that, "People who need people are the luckiest people in the world." She didn't say anything about them having a problem with co-dependency.

I thought for a long time that I would become more of an extravert in recovery, as that seemed more healthy and normal, but that hasn't really been the case. Once, while talking with some members after a meeting, I found myself saying that I would like to get married, but I wouldn't want to live with anyone, and that's still the case.

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