Tuesday, November 3, 2009

The Vault of my Heart


My husband and I are going to meet with the AA leader again tomorrow during lunch. I am supposed to email him before then with a list of things I love about my husband and tell him how I would like our marriage to look. My husband is supposed to do the same.

I started yesterday, but I have to say that I am still just angry about so many things. It has been hard for me to put this together.

I was home with my sick son yesterday so I watched the play of Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Not as good as the movie, and the story line was a little different, but I still enjoyed it.

One line stuck with me: "A woman's heart is like a vault: when you're in, you're in. But when you're out, you're out."

4 comments:

  1. I'm not sure...it depends on the day.

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  2. Our leaders are trusted servants. We are governed by group consensus. There are no rules in A.A. only suggestions, such as the suggestion that pulling a rip cord may help a parachutist on the way to Earth.
    More help than you can imagine is available in Al-Anon meetings, try attending 10 of them, don't prejudge and you will find many people who have found a way to live with/or without (if necessary) their alcohol abusing family members.

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  3. Thank you - I did attend Al-Anon meetings for a year - after that they started to seem very repetitive to me, but I am glad I went for that time.

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