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Recovery Elevator

It isn't a no to alcohol, but a yes to a better life! On the Recovery Elevator podcast, you'll learn from guests that life after alcohol is much better and it's an opportunity of a lifetime. Paul, Season 1 and Odette, Season 2, cover topics such as, does moderate drinking work, does addiction serve a purpose, what happens to the brain when we quit drinking, should you track sobriety time, is AA right for you, what the hell is spirituality, what this journey looks like, how science and spirituality are merging and what that means for addiction treatment, we talk about emotions and how to deal with them without alcohol, cravings, we talk about relapse aka "field research," how to build that in-person community and burning the ships! Similar to other recovery podcasts like This Naked Mind, the Shair Podcast, and the Recovered Podcast, Paul and Odette discuss a topic and then interviews someone who is embarking upon a life without alcohol.
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Now displaying: December, 2019
Dec 30, 2019

Justin took his last drink on November 5, 2018.  This is his story.

Update on the Alcohol is Sh!t book!  The book is out!  Pick up your paperback copy on Amazon here!  You can get the Audible version here!

On January 1st, 2020 the 4th Café RE group will open. 

2020’ Recovery Elevator LIVE event, Dancing with the Mind, will take place June 11-14 in Denver, CO.  You can find more information about our events here.

On today’s episode Paul talks about manifestation, how you basically create your future with your thoughts.  We all do it, most often unconsciously.  

What is, and isn’t, possible isn’t your business, it’s nature’s business.  Your business is to thrive towards what you want; sobriety, the why.  To create what you want it must be clear in your mind, stay the course, make a commitment to this clear and coherent goal of quitting drinking. 

If you don’t know what you truly want, seek love and connection in the mind with thoughts.  Those two alone will blast through addiction. 

 

[14:25] Paul introduces Justin. 

 

Justin lives in Santa Cruz, CA.  He is a musician and has been playing music for about 22 years.  He is 31 years old.     

 

[17:27] Give us a background on your drinking.

 

Justin says he got introduced to drugs and alcohol around the age of 16.  He says he always wanted just a little bit more than everyone else, and then he started mixing up the drugs and alcohol at the same time. 

 

Shortly after graduating high school Justin’s mother passed away and that sent him down a spiral.  He started to really abuse drugs and alcohol, waking up sick every morning and hardly able to function.  He realized that he needed to get help or he was going to die. 

 

[19:00] How old were you when you realized you needed to get help? 

 

Justin says it was around the age of 24 that he first really realized it, but that it wasn’t until the age of 27 that he really that he had thoughts of really quitting.   At 27 Justin realized he had to stop, and that he couldn’t stop. 

 

[19:43] What happened then?

 

One of Justin’s friends told him about the plant medicine ayahuasca.   Justin felt like he had to options, rehab or try the plant medicine.  He signed up for an ayahuasca ceremony. 

 

Within a couple hours of drinking the plant medicine the first night Justin says he had a life changing experience.  He was taken right to his mother’s death and says she was there with him, holding him.  After that experience that night Justin completely quit everything and was sober for 16 months. 

 

[23:20] What sneaky ideas did the thinking mind put in your head at 16 months?    

 

It was New Year’s Eve and Justin had the thought that he would just drink a couple drinks that night, and go back to his sobriety the next day.  What happened is he got black out drunk, doesn’t remember the night, and woke up sick. 

 

[24:38] How long did you go back out for, and what brought you back?

 

Justin said he went back out for 7 months, and then he did another ayahuasca ceremony, which brought him back.  At the time he felt that he needed the plant medicine to bring him back, but now he’s learning he can access that state of consciousness with yoga and meditation.       

 

[26:15] Get us up to speed to your sobriety date.

 

There very last night Justin drank he told himself that he needed to stop.  He started the night saying he would just drink one pint.  The one pint led to at least 10 more drinks and Justin found himself getting kicked out of the bar.  He got in his car, blacked out drunk, and sped away to the gym he goes to.  He walked into the gym with a 12 pack of beer, went to the locker room and started chugging them, and puking in the lockers.  Justin made a big scene and many other members were complaining about him.  He was asked to leave the gym, or they were calling the cops.  At the end of this night Justin woke up naked, covered in puke, in a bush in his yard, not remembering anything. 

 

[35:39] Talk to us about how you did it?

 

Justin said he called a therapist the next morning, to talk about rehab.  He was going to at least one AA meeting a day the first couple weeks.  He still goes to a meeting about once a week, but doesn’t feel that meetings help him as much as meditation and yoga.  Justin says a recent meditation cruise was the best trip of his life. 

 

[42:25] Talk to us about meditation. 

 

Justin says he feels that his alcohol abuse was led by feeling there was a hole, or emptiness, that he wanted to fill, or that he wasn’t enough.  He wanted to cover up all those thoughts with alcohol.  But now, he’s learned, that instead of covering up the thoughts he doesn’t want, to create the thoughts he does. 

 

[52:30] Rapid Fire Round

 

  1. What’s a lightbulb moment you’ve had on this journey?

 

To love myself.    

 

  1. What is a memorable moment that a life without alcohol has given you?

 

Meeting all these amazing people that are connected to the heart. 

 

  1. What is your favorite alcohol-free drink?

 

Probably water, honestly. 

 

  1. What are some of your favorite resources on this journey?

 

Plant medicine and YouTube.         

 

  1. What is on your bucket list in an alcohol-free life?

 

Creating more music to help people heal. 

 

  1. And what parting piece of guidance can you give to listeners?

 

I would say to spend more time connecting to your heart and spirit. 

 

You might need to ditch the booze if...

 

You’re waking up naked, outside your house, on two hits of acid.      

 

Upcoming Events and Retreats. 

Asia Adventure – January 20-31, 2020

Recovery Elevator LIVE: Dancing with the Mind - in Colorado – June 11-14th, 2020

Recovery Elevator in Costa Rica: From Jungle to the Beach - October 8 - 18th, 2020

You can find more information about our events here.

 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

 

Connect with Cafe RE- Use the promo code OPPORTUNITY for your first month free

Sobriety Tracker iTunes

Sobriety Tracker Android

Sober Selfies! - Send your Sober Selfie and your Success Story to info@recoveryelevator.com

 

“Recovery Elevator – It All Starts from the Inside Out.  We can do this.”

Dec 23, 2019

Val took her last drink on June 26, 2019.  This is her story.

Update on the Alcohol is Sh!t book!  The book is out!  Pick up your paperback copy on Amazon here!  You can get the Audible version here!

On January 1st, 2020 the 4th Café RE group will open. 

2020’ Recovery Elevator LIVE event, Dancing with the Mind, will take place June 11-14 in Denver, CO.  You can find more information about our events here.

On today’s episode Paul talks about some recent events that he has gone through and why he ended up in Oaxaca, Mexico. 

While meditating this past June, Oaxaca; the name, the city, just showed up.  Shortly after that, Oaxaca started showing up in film, tv, Netflix episodes, the Internet, and a gift he received from his mom was from Oaxaca.  Paul says he then knew he had to travel to Oaxaca. 

Sobriety is your superpower, and an offshoot of that superpower is putting the body and mind in a state of calm. 

 

[12:00] Paul introduces Val. 

 

Val is 30 years old and is from Fort Collins, CO.  She works from home for a software company.  Val is married and is one of 5 children, and also has 4 step siblings.  For fun Val likes to golf, walk her dog, do crafty things, cook and enjoys the outdoors. 

 

[16:00] Give us a background on your drinking.

 

Val started drinking around the age 14/15 in high school, usually just on the weekends.  In college her drinking became almost a daily activity, which was also the time she was prescribed Adderall.   During college Val worked at different bars, and continued working in the restaurant industry after college.  In a way, working at these places, validated Val’s drinking because she didn’t see herself as bad off as those she was serving alcohol to. 

Once out of college her drinking habit changed and she was drinking more at home, with her husband.  This, at the age of 24/25, is also when she started using her Adderall more than it was prescribed.  Adderall kept her productive even with a hangover. 

 

Around this same time Val says she started to realize that she (and her husband) might have a problem with alcohol and they started trying to moderate. 

 

[21:48] Half way through this year you both stopped drinking for a couple weeks, and then both relapsed, fill us in from there. 

 

Val says she was out of town when they relapsed, and that when she came back her husband was ready to be sober.  She said she would do the same, but it was because she was abusing her Adderall and it was keeping her high.  When she would run out of her Adderall she would start drinking again.   

 

[22:55] What was the tipping point for you?

 

Both Val and her husband started going to AA.  Val was going to meetings and meeting with her sponsor, but still drinking.  Her tipping point came one night while throwing out all the bottles she had been hiding.    

 

[25:45] Talk to us about what happened after that moment of clarity?    

 

Val says she stayed up all night and waited for her husband to wake up because she had to tell him she had been drinking.  It was a very emotional moment, he had known she was drinking, but he wanted her to make the decision to stop.  A couple hours later she emailed her doctor and told her what was going on and to stop prescribing her any medication.  Later that same day she also shared with family member and her sponsor. 

 

[27:40] What happened after you burned the ships?

 

Val says it created the accountability she needed, and she could no longer go back.        

 

[30:43] How has it been for you off the ADD meds?

 

Val says she doesn’t get her house as clean as she used to, but that she is a more whole person without them. 

 

[31:56] Talk to us about the last few months, has there been challenges, have you had cravings?

 

Val has had cravings, but says she doesn’t get them as often anymore.  Working from home can be triggering, and that is when Val plays the tape forward. 

 

[32:34] Walk us through a typical day.

 

AA is still a bog part of Val’s journey and she goes to 2-3 meetings a week.  She has worked all the 12 steps with her sponsor and just recently started to sponsor someone herself. 

 

Val tries to get up at the same time every day, take a walk, do a daily reflection, and then jump right into work.  Keeping a routine is really important to Val. 

 

[42:10] Rapid Fire Round

 

  1. What’s a lightbulb moment you’ve had on this journey?

 

That connection with other people is so important.    

 

  1. What is a memorable moment that a life without alcohol has given you?

 

Every single day has been a memorable moment. 

 

  1. What is your favorite alcohol-free drink?

 

LaCroix, any sparkling water, and my bad habit drink is the Redbull Pear Sugar-free. 

 

  1. What are some of your favorite resources on this journey?

 

Any, and all, podcasts I listen to.  I have read Annie Grace’s book, and your book Paul.  And I am an avid believer in AA.       

 

  1. What is on your bucket list in an alcohol-free life?

 

Right now, my focus is on my job, and hopefully in the near future starting a family. 

 

  1. And what parting piece of guidance can you give to listeners?

 

If you are on the fence if you should stop drinking, then you should stop drinking. 

 

You might need to ditch the booze if...

 

You are literally drinking in your closet before you attend an AA meeting.      

 

Upcoming Events and Retreats. 

Asia Adventure – January 20-31, 2020

Recovery Elevator LIVE: Dancing with the Mind - in Colorado – June 11-14th, 2020

Recovery Elevator in Costa Rica: From Jungle to the Beach - October 8 - 18th, 2020

You can find more information about our events here.

 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Hello Fresh

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Connect with Cafe RE- Use the promo code OPPORTUNITY for your first month free

Sobriety Tracker iTunes

Sobriety Tracker Android

Sober Selfies! - Send your Sober Selfie and your Success Story to info@recoveryelevator.com

 

“Recovery Elevator – It All Starts From the Inside Out.  We can do this.”

Dec 16, 2019

Wendy took her last drink on June 4, 2017.  This is her story.

Update on the Alcohol is Sh!t book!  The book is out!  Pick up your paperback copy on Amazon here!  You can get the Audible version here!

On January 1st, 2020 the 4th Café RE group will open. 

There will be 2 in-person meetups in Australia this December.  If you would like more info or would like to RSVP please email info@recoveryelevator.com

On today’s episode Paul talks about incessantly thinking in the future, why we do that, what that leads to, and how to put that thinking beast back into the cage. 

When we are living in the future, we start to feel stress.  Once we recognize, and become aware of how often we are future tripping, we can no longer ignore it and the deprograming has already begun.  We deprogram first, then we reprogram. 

 

[13:45] Paul introduces Wendy. 

 

Wendy is 57 years old, married and lives in Sun City Center, Florida.  She has two sons and one grandson.  She works as a critical care nurse which she loves.  For fun Wendy loves to be out in nature, exercise, walk, and do yoga.  She also has a corgi and participates in dog shows. 

 

[21:45] Give us a background on your drinking.

 

Wendy took her first drink at the age of 13.  After her parents split up, she became her dad’s drinking buddy.  She went from using food to stuff down her feelings, to using beer.  This continued through her teens, twenties and into her thirties.  But it was escalating and she was needing more and more to catch that buzz. 

 

[24:20] Was there a moment that you recognized it was ramping up?

 

Wendy says she definitely knew that it was getting problematic and that she was having side effects from it.  She says that although she didn’t get anything like a DUI, alcohol was taking up too much real estate in her mind.   

 

[25:55] When did you realize it was ramping up?

 

Wendy says it was in her early 50s.  She didn’t really have a rock bottom moment but says she woke up one day and said, “I am done.”  She says it was almost like she flipped a switch in her head.    

 

[39:00] What techniques work for you when you are feeling anxiety?    

 

When Wendy first quit drinking she started going to a phycologist, who really helped her in the beginning.  One of the things she taught her was HALT, and to never let herself get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired.  Wendy says she still follows that to this day. 

 

[42:20] How did you get through the first few months?

 

Wendy says she read a whole lot of quit lit.  She joined a support group on Facebook.  She has a sobriety tool box and she keeps full.      

 

[47:00] What are the differences between year one and year two?

 

Wendy says that year one really felt like survival, in a lot of ways, and how to be this new person.  Learning how to deal with things without alcohol as a buffer. 

 

Wendy says that the cool thing about year two is that so many of those triggers start to fall away.  She says she doesn’t have the voices whispering to her, telling her how great it would be to drink. 

 

[51:15] Rapid Fire Round

 

  1. What’s a lightbulb moment you’ve had on this journey?

 

That there is an entire world that doesn’t revolve around alcohol. 

 

  1. What is a memorable moment that a life without alcohol has given you?

 

The sunrises, being up with the sun and making that connection that life can be a beautiful thing without alcohol. 

 

  1. What is your favorite alcohol-free drink?

 

LaCroix sparkling water. 

 

  1. What are some of your favorite resources on this journey?

 

Journaling as I mentioned before, I like coloring, artwork and gardening.  Having that tool box available in my mind.      

 

  1. What is on your bucket list in an alcohol-free life?

 

Definitely more traveling. 

 

  1. And what parting piece of guidance can you give to listeners?

 

If you think you have a problem, you probably do. 

 

You might need to ditch the booze if...

 

You pee down your leg, at a gala, at a fancy hotel, because you’re so drunk you can’t wait to get up to the room, and you just act like nothing is wrong.      

 

Upcoming retreats:

Upcoming Events and Retreats. 

Asia Adventure – January 20-31, 2020

Recovery Elevator LIVE: Dancing With the Mind -  in Colorado – June 11-14th, 2020

You can find more information about our events here.

 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

 

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“Recovery Elevator – It All Starts From the Inside Out.  We can do this.”

Dec 9, 2019

Torey took his last drink on October 9, 2017.  This is his story.

Update on the Alcohol is Sh!t book!  The book is out!  Pick up your paperback copy on Amazon here!  You can get the Audible version here!

On January 1st, 2020 the 4th Café RE group will open. 

There will be 2 in-person meetups in Australia this December.  If you would like more info or would like to RSVP please email info@recoveryelevator.com

On today’s episode Paul talks about what happens when a loved one quits drinking.  First off, relationships are tricky even when not exposed to addiction turmoil. 

It is important to remember that both parties need healing.  Here is some advice for the problem drinker in the relationship; remember communication is key and ask for help.  Here is some advice for the normal drinker in the relationship; first off, you can’t change the problem drinker, make sure you protect yourself and your energies, set boundaries. 

 

[13:30] Paul introduces Torey. 

 

Torey is 47 years old and lives in Bainbridge, WA and has 2 kids.  He has been married since 2000.   For fun Torey like fabricating and has been spending time finishing a lot of projects.  He enjoys spending time with his family and going to school functions. 

 

[18:00] Give us a background on your drinking.

 

Torey grew up in a small Wisconsin town and in high school drank on the weekends because that’s what kids did.   After high school Torey continued binge drinking during his Coast Guard years.   After the Coast Guard Torey went to work in the maritime field and his drinking continued. 

 

Through the mid-nineties to 2010 the daily drinking continued and progressed. 

 

[22:40] What happened when you realized there wasn’t another kind of alcohol to switch to, to feel better?

 

Torey says his drinking was starting to be noticed and talked about.  He realized that his kids had probably never seen him without a drink in his hands.  When he started to hide his alcohol, he realized he might have a problem.  He tried to moderate, which never worked.  In 2015 things really ramped up.  Torey was depressed, waking up so hungover that he was calling in sick, avoiding things at work, and the connection with his family was dwindling. 

 

[25:40] When you realized you weren’t going to be able to make yourself stop did you seek outside sources? 

 

Torey says he knew he couldn’t fix things himself and that he needed to start listening to people around him.  On October 9, 2017, Torey’s wife made an appointment for them to see a counselor that knew about addiction. 

 

[28:20] Talk to us about that day. 

 

Torey says he knew where he could get the outside support, that he knew about AA, but didn’t go to a meeting for a couple days.  He started listening to podcasts.  He read Annie Grace’s book, This Naked Mind, and said that’s where it all came together for him.       

 

[32:30] When did you reach the moment when you thought, “I might be able to do this.”?

 

Torey says it was around day 14, he was out of town for work and looking for an AA meeting.  The feeling that he had something in common with the 8-10 people at the meeting made it all click.    

 

[35:50] What have been some of the challenges you’ve faced and resources you’ve implemented along your journey?

 

Torey said his first hurdle was avoiding people that he worked with that still drank heavily, and when he couldn’t avoid them, he had a plan in place.  He made sure he had things to do in the evening.  He found an AA home group and was going weekly.  When he would have a craving, he would follow the drink, knowing that it would never end with just that one drink.

 

[44:48] How did it feel when you reached the conclusion that alcohol no longer defines you?

 

Torey says he felt like he could be himself again.  He feels like he can be his true self.      

 

[47:35] Rapid Fire Round

 

  1. What’s a lightbulb moment you’ve had on this journey?

 

When after having a panic attack he had to be honest with the doctor about how much he drank.    

 

  1. What is a memorable moment that a life without alcohol has given you?

 

Anytime I can go on vacation with the family. 

 

  1. What is your favorite alcohol-free drink?

 

Definitely LaCroix, but I’ll drink any sparkling water. 

 

  1. What are some of your favorite resources on this journey?

 

Café RE, this group has been awesome, the AA community where I live, and reading more and more.    

 

  1. What is on your bucket list in an alcohol-free life?

 

Finishing some major yard art I have started. 

 

  1. And what parting piece of guidance can you give to listeners?

 

Dig deep.  If you are thinking you might have a problem, you probably do.  Listen to those around you, ask for guidance and help. 

 

You might need to ditch the booze if...

 

A friend had given me a bottle of vodka with a bunch of peppercorns in it, and it was the last alcohol in the house and it wasn’t going to go down the drain.    

 

Upcoming retreats:

Asia Adventure – January 20-31, 2020

RE LIVE in Colorado – June 11-14th, 2020

You can find more information about this event here

 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

 Skillshare  - for two free months of instruction, go to www.skillshare.com/elevator

Connect with Cafe RE- Use the promo code OPPORTUNITY for your first month free

Sobriety Tracker iTunes

Sobriety Tracker Android

Sober Selfies! - Send your Sober Selfie and your Success Story to info@recoveryelevator.com

 

“Recovery Elevator – It All Starts From the Inside Out.  We can do this.”

Dec 2, 2019

Dee took her last drink on January 17, 2019.  This is her story.

Update on the Alcohol is Sh!t book!  The book is out!  Pick up your paperback copy on Amazon here!  You can get the Audible version here!

On January 1st, 2020 the 4th Café RE group will open. 

There will be 2 in-person meetups in Australia this December.  If you would like more info or would like to RSVP please email info@recoveryelevator.com

On today’s episode Paul talks about PAWS, or what he refers to as ‘healing symptoms.  You can find a YouTube video on these healing symptoms, or PAWS, here.  This period of experiencing these healing symptoms usually lasts anywhere from 3 – 6 months, but could last a little longer. 

You have 2 choices.  The 1st choice is to keep drinking.  With this choice there will be a painful progression and whatever emotions and physical repercussions you’re experiencing now will only be enhanced in time. 

The 2nd choice is to quit drinking and embark on the most heroic journey.  This choice gives you options, and you don’t have to decide today. 

 

[14:50] Paul introduces Dee. 

 

Dee is 50 years old and recently moved to Albuquerque, NM.  She works as a purchaser for the Federal Government.  For fun Dee enjoys walking, hiking, biking, and meeting up with her fellow sober peeps. 

 

[17:20] Give us a background on your drinking.

 

Dee was first introduced to alcohol by her parents as a child during the holidays.  With high school came beer.  Between high school and the age of 21 Dee really didn’t do much drinking.  21 years old rolls around and Dee got really good at drinking and socializing.  Alcohol seemed to fix her feelings of not being enough.  Always a tomboy Dee felt the guys didn’t really take an interest in her so the alcohol helped her become more flirtatious.   

At the age of 25 Dee became, what she called, a pro at drinking.  Dee’s dad got sick and passed, this prompted her to switch from drinking beer to hard liquor, thinking this would stop her from becoming an alcoholic.  A month later Dee’s husband died.  Dee says she dove into the booze at this time and continued to drink heavily for years. 

 

[23:15] Do you feel that you properly grieved?

 

Dee says she did not, that she didn’t know how to properly grieve.  Alcohol helped her get through this time in her life, when she was in so much pain she didn’t want to live.  It allowed her to sleep and it allowed her to manage getting up every day. 

 

[25:25] What role did alcohol play in your 30s and 40s? 

 

Dee was living in Florida and back to drinking “normal”.  At 33 Dee moved to Atlanta and decided she needed to quit drinking, so she did.  She quit for 7 months.  She started going to AA, and although she didn’t feel it was for her she continued to go because that is what she knew to do at the time. 

 

After an offer of some free Dom Pérignon, Dee began drinking again.  Fast forward to when Dee first joined Café RE.  This was when her drinking really started to escalate, in 2018.  Dee was in an unhappy marriage and although she didn’t want to drink, she couldn’t stop.  Dee first joined Café RE in June 2018 and then thought she had her drinking under control and could moderate.  She quit RE and drank for another 4 months before rejoining in January 2019. 

 

[31:50] Was there an emotional rock bottom?

 

Dee says she fought with God, her higher power, over this for 25+ years.  She says it was exhausting having one foot in church and one foot doing the drinking thing.  So, Dee made the decision to face life without the alcohol.       

 

[38:15] You’re entering the scary and uncomfortable area in life, called the unknown, how is this going?

 

Dee says it is going well and she is not afraid.    

 

[39:40] Has there been cravings?

 

Having the mindset that drinking is not an option has helped Dee.  Dee has a lot of options to reach out to people when she needs to, and she uses them.  Connection and community are key.  Dee is slowly building connections locally, in a healthy way.    

 

[41:50] What is something that you learned at the RE Bozeman Retreat that you can implement in your journey?

 

Dee says the meditation and the breathwork were the two big things for her, they have helped her slow down and stay in the present.    

 

[45:00] What are your thoughts on relapse? 

 

Dee says she hates that word.  That is breaks her heart when she sees people posting that they have relapsed, and not because she thinks less of them, but because she knows how hard it is to pick yourself back up and stack days. 

 

[47:15] Rapid Fire Round

 

  1. What’s a lightbulb moment you’ve had on this journey?

 

You can do it. 

 

  1. What is a memorable moment that a life without alcohol has given you?

 

Nashville and Bozeman. 

 

  1. What is your favorite alcohol-free drink?

 

Waterloo Sparkling Water, Mango flavored. 

 

  1. What are some of your favorite resources on this journey?

 

Well, the number one is Café RE.     

 

  1. What is on your bucket list in an alcohol-free life?

Writing a book. 

 

  1. And what parting piece of guidance can you give to listeners?

 

Believe in yourself. 

 

You might need to ditch the booze if...

 

You are in Ireland, flying solo, and you walk into a bar in Dublin, and there’s all guys.  One of the guys proposes to you, puts his ring on your finger, you go to the restroom and the ring falls off in the toilet, you have to fish it out, and you have to break up with him. 

 

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