“I am rediscovering the joy of laughter that keeps me in touch with others.” – Answers in the Heart, May 3rd It seems that laughter is the theme for this morning… as I switched to my browser to read something about pain, this is what I opened up: The Power of Laughter from the Make […]Read more "Laughter"
I was reading about vulnerability and shame today in Brene Brown’s book, Daring Greatly. Shame really has done a pretty good number on me and I’m terrified of being vulnerable. I’m also pretty tired of being hidden and living in fear, so my prayer tonight is that I find the strength to be strong and […]Read more "Daring Greatly"
Dear God, just for today, let me be honest. If I have slipped, let me admit it. If I feel remorseful about something in the past, let me tell someone and heal. – From Answers in the Heart, May 2nd. It’s only through Grace that MyWife still loves me and sticks by me and God […]Read more "Tuesday May 2nd…"
A link to an article in Psychology Today by Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S Why Do Men Cheat on Women They Love? I think of the factors that he lists the following were true for me and contributed to cheating on my spouse: Immaturity Co-occuring Issues – Sex Additions Insecurity Lack of Male Social Support Selfishness […]Read more "Why Do Men Cheat on Women They Love?"
It’s kind of crazy how quickly my anxiety and tension can build back up. It’s also kind of crazy how quickly the desire to act out rises to match those feelings. I’m an avoider. I avoid conflict, I avoid difficult situations, I avoid pain and anguish. Does that make me a coward? In the past I […]Read more "Anxiety Builds"
It’s been almost 96 hrs, according to Nomo, since I looked at porn and masturbated. I’m back at my building this afternoon after spending the morning with MyWife. I know the urges are going to come strong today. I’m sitting down by the pool area and trying to do some reading, I’m only a few […]Read more "Creeping in…"
I finally got up at a half decent hour. 7:00 AM after going to bed after Midnight, that’s not so bad for me. I don’t know why I have such a hard time getting out of bed in the morning, but I sure do. I’m regretting those two beer and the wings last night. I […]Read more "Saturday Morning…"
Let’s start by recapping yesterday’s actions and goals: Goals for today: (Thursday) Call with Coach @ 10:00. – Completed Call Health Partners about Insurance Claim – Completed – Needs more followup though – man did that put me in a bad mood. Prepare Materials for Company Interview tomorrow – Meh – I give it […]Read more "Friday Fail – Or Rather Thursday Fail, Friday will be my next blog post"
It more than likely has to do with when I actually get to bed and get to sleep. I didn’t crawl into be until close to midnight, then I read for a little bit and it also took me longer to fall asleep than it usually does. Maybe because I ate late, maybe because I’m […]Read more "Why is it so hard to get out of bed?"