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Jocko Underground: Accepting Painful Reality. Alcoholic Spouse. The Most Helpful Thing a Wife Can Do.

2021-06-11 | 🔗

Accepting a painful reality.

How to control a rowdy bunch of 13 y/o.

Dealing with an alcoholic spouse.

When it clicks that you're on THE PATH.

The most helpful thing a wife can do.

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This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
This is the Jackal Underground, podcast number, twenty one with echo and me Jacko, and We had an event take place a couple a week ago. I guess The guy, by the name of Jim seriously, he was on podcast, two hundred just an awesome guy key, was a Vietnam veteran here those rules. Severely wounded in in in sixty nine about a month before he was done with his tour in Vietnam. He ended up as a triple amputee and lost both of his legs and lost one of his arms, and he D just died. He just died on on May thirtieth, its twin
Twenty one right now, obviously horrible was it was unexpected, but his story. When he came, the part and what he lived through. There was some layers to it when he had come, from Vietnam. With this you know triple amputee,. Went to rehab for nine months and You know he learned all the things you have to learn when you lose both your legs in one arm, how you? How are you gonna get by what're, you gonna, do what do you do get around the house? How to use a wheelchair electric wheelchair, regular wheelchair? How get in now that thing what you need to be careful of what you gonna do to keep it yours as healthy, as you can that thing for nine months, then he carried on and he carried on with his life. He he started a company, he went to college, he started doing real estate. He added being the national commander of the disabled
can veterans in a later in his life, but he based We just carried on and just an amazing these inhuman and amazing person, and Obviously, hugely inspirational for anybody, because he's doing all that and he's doing it with these with as it as a guy with one arm and. It is interesting because when we got done with that, gas, we were, we ended up, sit around and talking for awhile and one of the things that he brought up was, he said, have you ever heard of a guy named Louis Polar and he obviously had listened to the fact that we had done a park asked about Jesse bore the most iconic green of all time than we did. A pike asked about Louis Polar his son, who was also
in Vietnam severely wounded in Vietnam. He lost both of his legs. He had massive damage done to his hands. Louis polar did this ass, you poor son, and he came home and eventually some well in ninety. Ninety three Louis Polar Junior killed himself IN and he wrote an incredible book and recover the book in the park cast on podcast one. Twenty two. The book is called fortunate sun, and so with that background, which, which Jean certainly didn't know he says, have you ever heard of a guy named Louis Portland Yes, sir, absolutely I have, we did a pike last autumn. I know about him and he said
no, I wasn't rehab whisper, which was obviously very. I mean a very interesting connection that he knew it, and then he made this point. Jim certainly made this point That he said loose polar, never accepted a hundred per cent in his heart. What had happened to him. He said he'd lucky, he accepted at ninety. Eight may be ninety nine percent, but he never accepted one hundred percent. What had happened and never never accepted that reality and moved on with it, and he said in that's what that's were killed. Is we we
to be able to accept reality and I'll. Look. I'm not saying I could do it, I'm not making that claim I mean, I'm Saint James, surely didn't he said he did it and he saying that Louis Polar Junior didn't do it. But we have to at least try and do that you're right. We did one of these a little time ago, where I was talking about the fact that you everybody's a little bit and saint right everybody's. the crazy, because we all paint our own reality, because the actual definition, the critical best definition of someone that's is Insane is someone that doesn't. their reality doesn't match actual reality. Well guess what we are have different varying levels of what reality is. Some of us are pretty close some of us are a little for Robin. You meet someone, that's they.
care in a better situation in the region where they think they're in a worse situation than like their reality isn't quite matched up, and it goes all the way from people that are really closely aligned to what reality is that I think proud the best place to be to people that are there, permission by the definition of insane where their reality is totally different from actual reality. But you know you, some people are like all I'm gonna I'm gonna be I'm to be up for ballplayer near lighten You know like your reality, isn't there you know I'm saying whatever you do. You pick, you pick a thing that somebody thinks this happening or they someone they think some one cares about him. they care about me? That's not really the reality and they're, just not there right now, not insane they're, not! on the far side of the spectrum, where the reality totally match, but you can tell us off a little bit, so we have the possibility of doing that is
when it comes to accepting reality. And accepting where we're at one hundred percent accepting things the way, the unfolding Thompson and again, I'm not trying to say I could do this. I have no idea of never been in a situation like that, but I'm going to say that we do have to look around never been in that extremely situation? But I've been some tough situations. in those talks situations it doesn't help to keep that little two percent, three percent- four percent- one percent- that's different from reality- doesn't help that thing will eat away at you when you wish that this wouldn't happen to you wish you would have made a different decision. You complain about you, blame you, other people. You blame the circumstances and you get eaten up by that stuff. Stop doing that, stop doing that
It's not it's not beneficial to you. It's not that an official to me. This is a. Is really a tentative of extreme ownership rights care, can't control everything, but I can control how we respond to it. I know bad things happened. and I could sit there and blame other people. I could wish that it didn't in a different way. I could wish that it would never happened. I could wish I would so. That is a excerpt of what we are doing on the Jackal Underground Podcast, so Soviet continue to listen go to go underground, dot, com and subscribe and we're doing this. We're doing this to mitigate reliance on external platforms. So we are not so jack to their control- and we are doing this can support the Jackal podcast, which will remain, as is free all zones. We can keep it that way, but we,
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Transcript generated on 2021-07-23.