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[ - ] Re: the UVA rape scandal - has anyone actually interviewed Haven Monahan, Jackie's supposed upperclassman crush? If not, why not? He has sort of an integral role in this story. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Is that an actual real person? I thought it was a made up name [ Reply | More ]
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It was a hoax. Nobody is taking it seriously anymore. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] The next time you feel bad because you don't look like an actress you see on TV or in the movies, remind yourself that these women are all tiny people. The outlier actresses are 5'7" - pretty much every other popular actress you see is in real life between 5'0 and 5'4". 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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duh if they were bigger they would not fit on the tv set. [ Reply | More ]
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This cracked me up! [ Reply | More ]
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Keep telling yourself and Katie Holmes, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, etc. that if that's what makes you feel better. [ Reply | More ]
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Brooke Shields [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Anyone take melatonin to boost mood. I sometimes take it to sleep but now am reading it's a mood enhancer and helps with weight loss? Yes, please! I just took one. Hope I don't fall asleep at my desk. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Wow really? I do feel better after taking it [ Reply | More ]
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op: in what way?? I [ Reply | More ]
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bs prob spread by the manufacturer [ Reply | More ]
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You're an idiot. Someone told you to take something and you take it at work without researching? Hello, lemming? [ Reply | More ]
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OP I take it at night sometimes and today i took it with lunch..really living on the edge here. No one "told me"..I read it in the NY Times and elsewhere. Seems to be a popular topic these days. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 08:00 PM Flag
[ - ] Agree or disagree: success is doing whatever you feel like doing on any given day. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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success is achieving your goals [ Reply | More ]
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Like homeless drug addicts who feel like doing crack every day? No, sorry. [ Reply | More ]
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No, that's diiferent. Addicts, at that point, don't want to homeless or addicted, but they feel powerless. They can't do what they want (get clean). [ Reply | More ]
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Disagree. I would add "without consequences" at the end to make it true (for myself at least). [ Reply | More ]
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Yes thanks. That's what I meant. [ Reply | More ]
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I feel like doing lines of coke off a Chippendale's dancer's stomach, but I wouldn't call that being "successful." [ Reply | More ]
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Sorry, SAHMy wammy, you might have a nice life, but you aren't successful. [ Reply | More ]
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success is making a difference in the lives of others. evidence: a very long line at your funeral. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Funny how fashion magazines are no longer a thing. I used to live for sassy, ym etc back in the day, and in my 20s loved allure and glamour. Now I'm waiting at the doctors office and there's a stack of fresh vogues, in style etc that sit untouched as the women type on their iPhones. 20 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:45 PM Flag
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#tbt! hahaha ym! [ Reply | More ]
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"Say anything" [ Reply | More ]
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Nikki and Krissy Taylor, buff puff pass, Freeman's scrub, teen spirit [ Reply | More ]
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Pads [ Reply | More ]
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lol, i thought you were saying puff, puff, pass! [ Reply | More ]
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That too [ Reply | More ]
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Hahaha [ Reply | More ]
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sun-in spray [ Reply | More ]
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Yes! Everyone went on about how horrible it was but it worked for me [ Reply | More ]
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I remember when I was a freshman in hs, I just got finished with water polo practice and was buying ym. One of the hot seniors from my hs was checking out right behind me, and I guess I left my ym and he ran out after me to give me my magazine. I felt like such a kid. Why couldn't I have picked out cosmo instead of ym?! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:53 PM Flag
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Print in general has become less popular than digital media. I still read paper magazines but not as much as in the old days, when I couldn't find out things on-line. [ Reply | More ]
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Print is dead, but it used to be all we had to connect to fashion, get celebrity photos and beauty advice [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:51 PM Flag
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funny how fashion and gossip blogs are now a thing. sorta like newspapers. spooky. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't read gossip blogs [ Reply | More ]
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NP: yeah, UB is enough for me. [ Reply | More ]
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agree. I have zero interest in looking through a fashion magazine now. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 I could care less and it used to light up my mailbox and I'd read every page [ Reply | More ]
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same. especially loved InStyle. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:59 PM Flag
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Sassy! You inspired me to go find this tumblr devoted to Sassy: http://sassyscans.tumblr.com/ There goes my afternoon. [ Reply | More ]
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I lived for Sassy magazine. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] This wind is intense. 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:39 PM Flag
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Try Phazyme. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:46 PM Flag
[ - ] My feet are so insanely dry. What can I do at home to improve? Too embarrassed to go to get a pedicure until I get this under control 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:37 PM Flag
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petroleum jelly and socks overnight [ Reply | More ]
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This and you can speed it up a bit by wrapping Saran Wrap before sock. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:40 PM Flag
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Yes, good advice. I also put bag balm on my feet before I go running. [ Reply | More ]
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Coconut oil but trust me...the girls at the pedi have seen worse! [ Reply | More ]
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amlactin. You need an acid to help remove the dead/dry skin. Petroleum jelly will just slightly suffocate your feet to soften the dry skin -- not as effective. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:44 PM Flag
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Ordering on amazon now. Thanks. How long until this works? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:54 PM Flag
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you'll see dramatic improvement the next day (if you're ordering, you may as well by a crystal pedicure file http://www.amazon.com/Crystal-Glass-Manicure-Pedicure-Callous/dp/B005EHNNTY/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1422647908&sr=8-2&keywords=crystal+pedicure) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:58 PM Flag
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get pure gylcerin (can get at walgreens, cvs) slather on foot and wear socks over night [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:47 PM Flag
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Ped Egg: the cheese grater for your feet. Then Vaseline once you've chiseled away that top layer. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:53 PM Flag
[ - ] Do you call your Nanny, babysitter? My boss keeps calling me like this and I find it annoying, of course I do not say anything, but I am more professional than that. 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:35 PM Flag
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Then why did you take the job if it annoys you [ Reply | More ]
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Op. I love my job, I feel the term babysitter is for 16 year old teens. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:39 PM Flag
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We did because we thought it was less offensive than nanny bc she was African-American. Maybe that was the wrong approach. [ Reply | More ]
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You must be kidding. She's a nanny. How is that insulting to a black woman? [ Reply | More ]
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Where did your boss grow up? I never used the term nanny until I came to NYC. [ Reply | More ]
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Does she stay at home? It seems more acceptable to have a sitter than a nanny for some. Semantics. [ Reply | More ]
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This [ Reply | More ]
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Op. Ok I think i am overreacting. Thanks ladies. [ Reply | More ]
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Nanny implies it's her full time job. Babysitter occasional job. [ Reply | More ]
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Op. I am FT. [ Reply | More ]
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I use both terms as does our nanny. I don't think she cares either way. [ Reply | More ]
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I used to say nanny and then noticed that lots of nannies call themselves sitters so now I use them interchangeably. Also there is something very bourgeois about the word nanny and many people just feel a little uncomfortable using it. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Parenthood: anyone else find the finale sort of ... lacking ...? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Wish it had been 2 hours for one thing. [ Reply | More ]
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Why did they wrap up everything in 30 seconds during the credits practically? [ Reply | More ]
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watching the latest episode now...is this the final one forever? Seems early...! [ Reply | More ]
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yep. last one forver. [ Reply | More ]
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ack! [ Reply | More ]
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oh come on, definitely they will have sequel(s) [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Waht kind of HHI would you need to have to financially afford buying a home in the $ 650-700K range recently with $16-18K/yr property taxes in a NYC suburb? Assume 0 kids w/ potential to have 1 child. Also assume only 20% to put down at closing to avoid PMI. 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:33 PM Flag
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This is not enough information. What about savings? Other debts? Monthly expenses? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:36 PM Flag
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savings - assume not that much in savings, maybe $100K combined between H&W. Other debts: $100K student loans combined, and monthly expenses includes 1 leased vehicle (non luxury SUV). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:38 PM Flag
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350K+ [ Reply | More ]
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There are a zillion online calculators to answer this very question. Of the top of my head, I'd say $300K+ [ Reply | More ]
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That's low. And impossible around here! [ Reply | More ]
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Sorry...read everything wrong. Disregard my response! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:43 PM Flag
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You can do it on $200k. You'd have about $10k per month after-tax. 30-yr mortgage on $500k at 3.75% is only $2300- with the prop tax less than $4000. [ Reply | More ]
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Oh, I hadnt read the above. You don't even have the 20% for the downpayment. Obviously the HHI needed is higher to support the loans. [ Reply | More ]
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OP: I know the H has loans from his MBA degree but I have no idea how much. I estimate 50-100K but it could be less or maybe even more. W's parents paid for her graduate degree in cash so she has no loans. [ Reply | More ]
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$4k a month on 200k/year NO way! [ Reply | More ]
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WHy not- that is 1/4 of gross income. It's a little close for comfort but not outside 1/3 bounds. [ Reply | More ]
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Ehh a lot of people get help from their parents. [ Reply | More ]
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My DF and her DH bought a home for 650k with similar property taxes. She SAH and he earns about 150k per year. I am fairly certain they got a lot of help with the down payment from her parents. [ Reply | More ]
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OP: thank you, this is exactly what I was thinking. The couple that bought this home isn't wealthy by any measure. Wife works at my old company and makes $100-120K. H is an MBA (from non-elite school) working for a non-profit so no clue on income. Wife's parents are wealthy (dad investment banker). I suspect they were gifted a huge downpayment. [ Reply | More ]
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Ugh. This wasn't for you? Why do you care? MYOB. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Just watched first episode of Mr. Selfridge on Amazon. For Downton Abbey lovers this is a great show! 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I was underwhelmed. It was fine, it just didn't grab me the way DA did. I also think I just don't like Jeremy Piven. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I'm seriously understated. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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sssshhh...don't tell anybody. They're not cool enough to know how understated you really are [ Reply | More ]
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It's only because they know, maybe two things about me. If they knew it all, it would blow their minds [ Reply | More ]
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oh me too!!! I am **that** fabulous that I only dole it out in small doses. It's for their own good, in truth. [ Reply | More ]
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How?Clothing? Makeup? Speaking manner? Or do you meanyou're uber rich but no one knows it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:32 PM Flag
[ - ] So apparently pedophilia is a kind of biologically-based dysfunction that emerges in the teen years. There is no cure. Is there a way to completely remove one's libido? I would be in favor of that. 24 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Well, there's the obvious way. Can't comment on anything else. [ Reply | More ]
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Is it really? I thought many pedophiles were molested themselves. [ Reply | More ]
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basically most people i know (girls at least) experienced some kind of molestation. [ Reply | More ]
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are you kidding me? [ Reply | More ]
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Wtf? [ Reply | More ]
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OP: I know way too many people. [ Reply | More ]
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No, research indicates it's only about a third. [ Reply | More ]
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Flagged. Please stop posting here. [ Reply | More ]
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Why is this flagged? As a mother I am concerned about possible predators. I'm sure pedophiles themselves would love to be relieved of this dysfunction. [ Reply | More ]
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Why did you flag this? I agree that this is an important discussion. [ Reply | More ]
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Working the uranium mines in northern Canada. [ Reply | More ]
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http://abcnews.go.com/US/story?id=93947 about voluntary castration. [ Reply | More ]
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I'm guessing many deviant behaviors are a type of mental illness. Don't think jail time does a thing to "cure" them. But I would not even begin to know what would help instead. [ Reply | More ]
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It's pretty well known you can't cure a pedophile. But, our justice system is one based on paying a debt to society for the crime you were convicted of. I'm not going to support castration or drugs. [ Reply | More ]
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Why not? [ Reply | More ]
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It's not how I believe people should be treated. Don't support sterilization either [ Reply | More ]
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So you support allowing these people to target and molest multiple children over the course of their lives. Wonderful [ Reply | More ]
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There was an interesting article somewhere recently about young people who are conscious non-acting pedophiles and the support group they've formed to prevent acting on these urges. A researcher at Johns Hopkins was studying them. [ Reply | More ]
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I read that. There are people who know they have the urges, know they are wrong, are terrified they will act on them, but there is virtually nowhere for them to get support for fear they'll end up in jail. [ Reply | More ]
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Pedophiles are more likely to be left-handed, short and low iq. [ Reply | More ]
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link? [ Reply | More ]
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Not sure that removing libido will result in no more molestation. Most of the times pedophiles molest for the power, not just sexual gratification. [ Reply | More ]
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Don't you think the testosterone drives the need for "power"? [ Reply | More ]
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My fear is that the equal rights movement will expand to include them [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Anyone married to a yeller? I can't take it anymore. 22 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:27 PM Flag
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Have you told him this? [ Reply | More ]
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Oh yes, for several years. [ Reply | More ]
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I'm so sorry. Yelling would have killed the deal before I ever got to the church. But then again, I had an emotionally abusive father and have gone out of my way to never date that kind of guy. [ Reply | More ]
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He wasn't a yeller before we had kids. He yells at the kids, not me so much. [ Reply | More ]
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because you can leave and fight back. the kids can't. You need to protect them. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:42 PM Flag
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Totally. That's why I've stayed in this marriage but seriously, it's starting to make me a little crazy and I think the kids may be better off if we divorced. Total dilemma. [ Reply | More ]
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tell him that. He needs to seek therapy from someone who specializes abusive behaviors and anger management. He's abusing the kids, but men are reluctant to think that they are anything less than perfect, so, good luck with that. [ Reply | More ]
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I hear you. I've tried to get him to go to therapy but he always twists it around to somehow be my fault or the kids' fault that he is yelling. They don't dress fast enough, or they leave the fridge open too long, or look out the window while doing homework. He's a control freak. But amazingly, no one outside the family knows this because he's got a completely different personality in public. [ Reply | More ]
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I am a yeller [ Reply | More ]
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Has it created anxiety disorders in your children, as it has in mine? [ Reply | More ]
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np: how do you know it's created anxiety disorders in your kids? I worry about mine cause I am too a yeller. [ Reply | More ]
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Kids have both been diagnosed with ADHD because they can't seem to focus. But honestly, he is on them constantly--if they don't respond quickly enough, if they open the refrigerator, if they leave their shoes, if they even look up from their homework. I don't think they have ever had the chance to learn to sit with themselves without feeling like they are about to be yelled at. [ Reply | More ]
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Are you unable to just stop yelling? [ Reply | More ]
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WHY DID HE HIT YOU? I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!!! [ Reply | More ]
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?? No, no hitting. Just yelling. I CAN'T HEAR MYSELF THINK!!!!!!!!!!!! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:42 PM Flag
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Oh gosh that's me. I try not to yell, but its so hard. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 01.30.15, 07:43 PM Flag
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I yell. But my husband does to. My mom yelled. Never made me feel unloved....I do try not to yell though [ Reply | More ]
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Unfortunately, I am a yeller. My kids seem pretty happy and do well in school, have friends, are close to me. I think it depends on what they see as normal and how it affects the relationship. I also hug a lot and say "I love you" a lot. I came from a family where yelling was just part of the culture which also included a lot of emotion and a lot of love. [ Reply | More ]
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You sound like a good mom. I'm not talking about generic yelling, this is constant and with an angry or annoyed tone. [ Reply | More ]
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Oh, that's bad. We yell about everything so its a little different. What he is doing is not fair to the kids. [ Reply | More ]
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I am a yeller and it is horrible [ Reply | More ]
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YES [ Reply | More ]
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