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When You’re Addicted to a Person, Embrace THIS to Break Free!

Excerpt: “Detoxing from toxic love can be boring! Nobody likes to be bored. Nobody wakes up in the morning, takes a deep breath and shouts to the rafters: ‘Bring it Life! Bring the Boredom, Baby! I just love that shizz! Sign me up! You cannot give me enough boredom! It’s so freaking awesome. Yes, yes, I know. My friend Paris is in Paris with some boy-band dude who’s bipolar and has twelve STDs. And Vinnie’s dating this stripper named Jehovah who can shoot dollar bills out of her lady parts, but …” Read more.

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One Task: How to Build Self-Esteem from my Asshat Recovery Program

Back in my Asshat days I was incredibly annoying. And I wasn’t even the Asshat. But when you’re dating one your behavior can get Bitchtastic. I knew everything that my Asshat, Mr. Cruelly Handsome, should be doing if he were ever going to be anything more than an execrable excuse for a boyfriend. (Keep reading for my self-esteem boosting exercise!)

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