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A Drama-Free Relationship

By ANNA-MEGAN RALEY, CBS Houston
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drama free relationship A Drama Free RelationshipI refer to the same logic just about everytime I attempt to help a friend through a problem or when I explain the reasoning behind some of the drastic decisions I’ve made in my life.

The point of life is to get from start to finish with as many happy days as possible. Those people who take away more happy days than they contribute must go.

That sounds logical, right? It’s easier said than done, though.

Like our friend Darren in the photo, I think we all yearn for a drama-free, painless existence. Sometimes, the drama and pain won’t fade away until the source is removed.

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An old friend once painted a yummy portrait to make an analogy. She’s an older woman, who struggles to control her blood pressure, weight and blood gluclose levels and has a bunch of those health risks so many unfortunate people have to worry about. She said: “I love chocolate. I love cheesecake. I love dessert. But they’re freakin’ bad for me, so I get over it and eat something better.”

Again, the logic makes sense.

Maybe you love the source of what’s bringing drama into your world, but it/he/she/whatever is still a source of problems and pain and, therefore, is still bad for you. Maybe putting down the Snickers and having a salad would be better, but choosing peace and happiness over dealing with a problem-causing person who takes away happy days is brilliant.

In Darren’s case, I hope Tyra encouraged him to remove those drama-causing people from his world.

Choose happiness, people. It’s much more becoming.

– SLR w/ AMRamr pinup A Drama Free Relationship

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