Where is my Couch? The Waiting Room Revisited

Today’s prompt is “The Waiting Room“:

“Good things come to those who wait.” Do you agree? How long is it reasonable to wait for something you really want?

I actually do believe good things come to those who wait, as I am dating a nice man, whom I’ve waited for. But I do think you do need to take action. Following is the second post I wrote on blog about this “waiting” crap.

Sober Living in Med City

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One of the popular sayings I’ve heard not only in 12-step programs, but as general advice from loved ones, is that “when one door closes, another one opens.” I’ve hung plenty of hope on this door theory.

As an impatient recovering alcoholic, I have a natural tendency to yank that hope coat off the door, put it on along with my steel-toed boots, and kick that damn door down. This has not resulted in great success relationship-wise. The outcome has caused me to be banned from many buildings, or find myself in relationship rooms that definitely should have stayed locked and bolted.

The brightest doors are opened through prayer and meditation. But like waiting in the ER on a busy Saturday night, when I think I need attention NOW, I get frustrated by the process.

“Where is my couch?” I asked the Universe a couple weeks ago. There is a discomfort…

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2 thoughts on “Where is my Couch? The Waiting Room Revisited

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