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Postby sammi » Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:38 am

how do u keep a male/female frienship purely platonic without being offensive to the other person?
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Postby ann2 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:17 am

Hi Sammi,

I don't know if this is A.A. related...but something my sponsor likes to do is have me tell people things that are important to me, even if I risk hurting their feelings.

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Postby BigBookGirl » Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:58 pm

I suppose I would think carefully before I made any comments or took any actions that seemed inappropriate. Or put myself in the position of the other person and tried to see how those actions/comments would be interpreted. If you have even the slightest feeling that you would be received in an offensive manner, then what you wanted to say/do probably is offensive. Pretty simply put, without getting too far into it, which I am not qualified to do. :D
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Postby Blue Moon » Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:18 pm

sammi wrote:how do u keep a male/female frienship purely platonic without being offensive to the other person?

Big Book page 96?

Probably not a question this forum can answer.
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Postby sobermommy » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:04 am

sometimes the best thing you can do is walk away quietly
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Postby Mercury Shadow » Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:13 pm

Let me breath again, show me where to begin
To find the Will to change, before I loose everything.
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