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Know Thyself

The poet tells us to “know thyself”; yet how many addicts really want to? Especially if we grew up in dysfunctional circumstances, many of us believe other people’s definitions of who we are, and have trouble accepting that we exist without their regard.

Who and what we are is not fixed.  We are not meant to be defined by others, but others are always there, willing and available to tell us who we “should” be.
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