CoDA Weekly Reading 10/12/21

 
From: "CoDA Weekly Reading" <co-nnectionreadings@codependents.org>
Subject: CoDA Weekly Reading 10/12/21
Date: October 12th 2021

Control Leads to Loneliness

 

The more I tried to control,

The lonelier it got.

My expectations raised,

And those around me scattered.

My disappointments leaked out,

And those around me disappeared.

Resentments boiled inside me...

And those around me were quiet.

It was then that I looked

And I realized why I was alone.

The more I tried to control,

The lonelier I got.

That was the day I accepted the first step.

I finally admitted I was powerless over others and that my life had become unmanageable.

 

Jan – 7/4/21

 

 

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