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God Doesn't Create Junk

She had to give up perfectionism and learn to value herself

I will always be amazed at the wisdom I find in the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous. I once heard that it is not what you say that matters, but how you make someone feel that counts. I want to make a difference, and that is a whole new concept for me, an alcoholic. You either give your life to something, or throw it away for nothing. I valued myself only on the basis of the approval of others. I was very good at pleasing others to an extreme, while ignoring my own deficiencies and insecurities. I not only failed to achieve my own happiness, but was robbed of that...

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