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Irony
By dazed
11/8/2009 11:06:05 PM
It is ironic that what helped me stop acting out today was finding a photograph. I found a picture taken of my daughter and I at a daddy/daughter date that was sponsored by our Stake. When I saw it it really hit me that what I had been doing would really hurt her if she knew about it.

Up until today I had been sober for a month. I think I will carry that picture around with me -- it really hit me how much she needs me, and needs a father that treats women and womenhood the right way.

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Nice    
"Way to go! Good thoughts."
posted at 23:10:15 on November 8, 2009 by BeClean
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"Thank you for posting this!!"
posted at 17:14:47 on November 12, 2009 by summer


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