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[ - ] What kind of person watches lengthy Congressional speeches about economic policy and then watches UFC? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:10 AM Flag
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a whore. who the fuck watches UFC? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Are all men rapists or just the overwhelming majority (75-85%)? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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What makes you ask the question? [ Reply | More ]
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almost none. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] So happy right now. DD wanted a hockey jersey for christmas and they were around $140 but when on amazon and found one brand new with the name of a player who no longer plays for the team asked her if she cared if it was an outdated and she was fine with it for $42! Onlt had to spend $10 on shipping to get it by Christmas. Such a steal! 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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*only [ Reply | More ]
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Which team and player? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:05 AM Flag
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Bruins and seguin. [ Reply | More ]
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OUTED! HI KRISTA! [ Reply | More ]
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lol at how proud of yourself you are right now- i really just spat some of my tea out. (i'm not OP) [ Reply | More ]
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OP: Not krista. Very off.... [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Sassy tarot mom are you here? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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[ - ] How many families have more than 1 kid at Hunter? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I only know of 2, and I've been there 6 years. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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Np. A friend told me she knows a family with 3 kids. Is there? [ Reply | More ]
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I am not aware of any family w/3 kids there. But I don't know every single family. Seems unlikely. [ Reply | More ]
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It's more common to have 1 kid at Hunter and other kid at TT private, as I do [ Reply | More ]
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I know a family with 2. One got in in K; the other in 7th. [ Reply | More ]
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I know one family with 2. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My SIL came over last night and gave us our Christmas present. Mine turned out to be... something I gave her 5 years ago (regifted). I'm not sure if this tops last year's gift of an old, used coffee pot she found in her closed and couldn't remember how she'd come to own, which was wrappped in a used canvas bag that she said I couldn't keep. I'm not complaining...just enjoying what a character she is! : ) 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:55 AM Flag
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*closet [ Reply | More ]
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Awesome. Keep giving her things you like and she won't - maybe they'll come back to you! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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i am into the recycling and not buying more crap to clutter up my home or yours [ Reply | More ]
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LOL !!! Still better than my SIL. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:14 AM Flag
[ - ] Do you exchange gifts with your DH for Christmas? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:54 AM Flag
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I buy him gifts and he buys me gifts, if that's what you mean. [ Reply | More ]
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No. We just didnt feel like spending the money [ Reply | More ]
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We each tell each other we do not want gifts, but then each by gifts for the other. It is like a game of chicken. Neither of us is willing not to buy. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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I am divorced, so no. Although I do help our DCs buy a present for him. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:56 AM Flag
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Same! But he does not for me. I finally gave my nanny money and told her to take kids shopping for me. Not that I need stuff, but I want then to learn to think about people they love and what that person would like. It's cute. They buy the cutest things. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:03 AM Flag
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yes, but it's either 1) not a surprise (for example, he knew i needed a new ipad so i know he got me one) or 2) something silly, like christmas pajamas [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Day 2 of 7 day stay with dh's brothers family. Dh acting differently (annoying as hell) as usual whenever he is around his brother, 8've gotten told off by my sil a few times already. Why do I keep thinking this is a good way to spend the holidays? Is it really this or spend it alone and kinda pathetic? Is it bc i always associate xmas with lots of family around? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:53 AM Flag
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how/why did she tell you off? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:54 AM Flag
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Just random stuff, how I'm not drying dishes correctly, how my ds eats like crap, etc [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:58 AM Flag
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I stopped going to thanksgiving at my in laws because they were ruining it for me. Totally a good decision. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What are you getting your 5-6 yo DS for Christmas? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:49 AM Flag
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Pokemon game for the 3DS, Hogwarts hoodie, Microscope kit [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:50 AM Flag
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Minecraft legos [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:52 AM Flag
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For Chanukah, ds has received (mostly from grandparents, aunts and uncles) - Playschool camera, remote control cars, snap circuits junior, walkie talkies, kinetic sand, and twister. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:55 AM Flag
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Too much [ Reply | More ]
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me too. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:08 AM Flag
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The gift of nothing. Nothing but love and support. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:09 AM Flag
[ - ] What kind of stuff do you look at it due diligence? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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huh? [ Reply | More ]
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General Topics 12.22.14, 12:46 AM Flag
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sorry, i have to help with due diligence at my firm (for my department only) and i've never done it before. They want all my questions by COB Monday and i've been putting it off as I don't know how to do it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:47 AM Flag
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Is it for a case? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:48 AM Flag
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no, it is for outsourcing a new service provider. I am the general counsel at a fund [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:51 AM Flag
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Just curious. What brought you to UB for answers to your question? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:07 AM Flag
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You're in sorry shape if UB is where you come. Pink slip for Christmas? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:05 AM Flag
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Everything [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:47 AM Flag
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It depends on what you're doing due diligence on! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:06 AM Flag
[ - ] I'm still bf 10 month old DB. I haven't had a period yet and we want to try for second DB soon - I'm guessing I need to stop nursing for my period to come back. How soon after bf did you get your period? I'm wondering if I haven't gotten mine back yet because after I feed DB at 7pm, I pump at 11pm before bed (for freezer stash or to use for cereal). Could this extra pumping be delaying my period? 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:44 AM Flag
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Sure. I didn't have a period for 18 months after all 3 of my kids. Within 2 months of weaning, the red tide was back in full force. [ Reply | More ]
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Man, the word wean is like nails on a chalkboard for me. Just had to note that. Carry on. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:08 AM Flag
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I weaned at 7 months and didn't get my period back until 11 months pp [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:45 AM Flag
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Please keep in mind that this is VERY woman-specific. I've had friends start their periods at 3 months post-partum while breastfeeding. I didn't get mine until 14 months. It's very different for everyone. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:49 AM Flag
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You can go on the pill to kind of hijack you cycle, and then just go back off soon after. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:49 AM Flag
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The pill will stunt your milk production [ Reply | More ]
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You can get a low dose pill - I believe it's called a mini pill. My OB put me on one and I was still able to BF. It was a while ago now though so I don't recall the brand. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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Low dose doesn't do shit for your period though. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:00 AM Flag
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Oh, maybe mine was just due to come back. Sorry! [ Reply | More ]
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You can't bf while on the pill [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I started a new job last Monday, and I have had no direction at all for the week. I had some training to do, but I completed that within the first few days. Toward the end of my week, even though I asked my supervisors what they needed me to do, I ended up spending vast amounts of time just sitting at my desk, scrolling through tutorial web pages for the programming language I'm learning. What is the appropriate way to go to my boss and ask what the hell she wants me to do? 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:42 AM Flag
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How can I best assist you this week? The weeks leading up to Christmas are notoriously slow. Don't push until the first week of January. [ Reply | More ]
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OP: What should I do at my desk though? I'm honestly bored shitless, and I'd rather have some work to do since I can't surf the web. [ Reply | More ]
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I would be bored too. Perhaps introduce yourself around the office and offer to assist them finish up their work before the holiday. Bring a newspaper. Continue to review the tutorials. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:53 AM Flag
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Will it be seen as slacker-ish if I'm seen reading at my desk? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:54 AM Flag
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yes, probably. i'd continue to make yourself better at SQL, review the tutorials, make coffee, and offer to help with even menial tasks. [ Reply | More ]
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brings a tear to the eye [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:47 AM Flag
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Bring in paint samples and start painting little squares on the walls. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:52 AM Flag
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Sometimes it takes a long time to onboard someone. AT my company, starting after the holidays you would be gradually invited to meetings to kind of listen and watch and given small tasks piecemeal and would suddenly in about 3 months find yourself very busy. [ Reply | More ]
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OP: I'm hoping this is what will happen. I know they're waiting for me to become proficient in SQL. In the meantime, should I just busy myself with personal things like reading? I don't want people to think I'm dicking around on the company dime. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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Busy yourself with learning/practicing SQL. It's painful (boring) but just do it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:01 AM Flag
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I'm learning SQL and work in marketing research. I'd see if you have access to their data and reports. I'd try recreating the old reports and once confident I was pulling the data correctly update the reports while trying to glean new insights about the data. This will turn something somewhat boring (learning new programming) to something exciting and useful. [ Reply | More ]
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You can always keep yourself busy writing. Have you ever seen the Shining? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My parents both passed away within the last year. I'm an only child, so I've inherited their house...it's in a very small town in Alabama. Dh now says he wants to move there because living is cheaper. Um, wtf!? We have 3 dc in nyc, kids are thriving in TT schools. The angrier I get, the more dh is insistent that we do this. I feel this is grounds for divorce. 59 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:41 AM Flag
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Do you care you just outed yourself? [ Reply | More ]
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No, I don't. Anyway, there is more than one nyc mother from the Deep South. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:43 AM Flag
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With two parents who just died? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:07 AM Flag
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Just say 'No' and move on. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:43 AM Flag
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I did. Dh isn't having it. [ Reply | More ]
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Your kids will have shitty lives in Alabama. Truly. [ Reply | More ]
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I know. Dh doesn't seem to care. [ Reply | More ]
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How so? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:50 AM Flag
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if you move there, the kids have to go to boarding school [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:03 AM Flag
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And you won't have it either. Tell the stupid asshole you're not even entertaining it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:44 AM Flag
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This is what I've been saying. It's turning into a blowout fight. [ Reply | More ]
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Try reverse psychology. Have him tell you why he wants to go. Be supportive. Have him flesh it out for you. You are not moving this week. So, let him fantasize about it for a few days. He will eventually see the error in his ways. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:51 AM Flag
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Is he from some small town? [ Reply | More ]
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Op. No! He is from ny. He would absolutely hate living in my parents house. I don't get it. [ Reply | More ]
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Tell him to think about your kids. The education system in the south is deplorable. They will be exposed to racism and closed-mindedness. Where's the nearest museum? Where's the best college in the area? [ Reply | More ]
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Yeah, they will be exposed to people who make generalities about other people. [ Reply | More ]
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So, just play along for a few days. He will get over it. [ Reply | More ]
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This post so captures the stereotype of urban baby! Nice work! [ Reply | More ]
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Lol, what do you mean? I suppose I am stereotypical then. [ Reply | More ]
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Tell him to give you a year to think about it and process your parents' deaths. He'll forget all about it by then. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:47 AM Flag
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It's not about Alabama. Your DH is telling he's unhappy and you're telling him you don't care. [ Reply | More ]
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I'd rather be divorced than live in Alabama, tbh. [ Reply | More ]
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That attitude is part of the problem I'm sure [ Reply | More ]
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I don't care. I have standards, and I've worked too damn hard in graduate school and my career to slink away to live in the fucking boonies. No way, no how. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:53 AM Flag
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Op. Thank you. Exactly [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:55 AM Flag
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Get him some episodes of Duck Dynasty and let him live out his little backwoods fantasy on his own time. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:57 AM Flag
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Lol [ Reply | More ]
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Wait, so that wasn't OP saying that? Why would someone else impersonate OP in a thread such as this? So odd. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:09 AM Flag
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Op. He wants to remove us from all our family and friends. He wants to pull kids out of their schools they love. All because he thinks Alabama is cheaper. [ Reply | More ]
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You get what you pay for. [ Reply | More ]
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what does he plan on doing for work there? [ Reply | More ]
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Op. He works mostly from home as it is. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 - it almost sounds like you are looking for a reason to divorce [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:04 AM Flag
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Op. Huh?? So you would be happy pulling your kids out of nyc schools, leaving all friends behind to move to Alabama??? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:06 AM Flag
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Op. This. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:53 AM Flag
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Let's try this again. It's not about Alabama. He's unhappy with the status quo and wants his DW to be willing to make a change. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:02 AM Flag
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Bingo! We have a winner! OP, did you get that? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:53 AM Flag
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ITA. This has nothing to do with moving to Alabama. He's unhappy about something and egging you on. He's being passive and you're dismissing him. Work on communication. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:57 AM Flag
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^It sounds like he feels financial pressure. Is he going to lose his job? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:58 AM Flag
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Op. No, he is semi retired at this point. We have plenty of savings. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:00 AM Flag
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So sell your parents house and move somewhere cheaper you agree on. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:05 AM Flag
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Op. You would think it's that simple. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:07 AM Flag
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Have you suggested that? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:14 AM Flag
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Are you a SAHM? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:53 AM Flag
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Op. Yes [ Reply | More ]
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^^btw, before I get flamed...I was not a sahm until middle dc was diagnosed with special needs. [ Reply | More ]
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I thought you said your dc are in TT schools? [ Reply | More ]
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Op. 2 of them are. Middle dc is not at a TT, but is at a school that's a wonderful and nurturing fit for him. He would not do well at a public school in the middle of fucking nowhere. [ Reply | More ]
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This right here is why you can't go to Alabama. Your SN child needs resources that won't be available there. Ask him what other changes can your family make to help him (dh) be happier. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:02 AM Flag
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He's burnt out and looking for an escape route. You may like the next one he thinks of even less than Alabama. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:57 AM Flag
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Maybe get a counselor to help you talk it through. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:58 AM Flag
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Op. I have considered this. I should add my dh has a very charming personality when he wants to be. Im worried he would win the therapist over and then I'd really be in a bad position. [ Reply | More ]
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A good therapist won't be own over by either the dh or dw. [ Reply | More ]
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Op. We saw a therapist when my second ds was diagnosed with sn, dh definitely won her over. I'd prefer to see a male therapist but I doubt dh would agree to that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:07 AM Flag
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Tell him you'll consider it. Send him down to do some advance work and he'll likely change his mind before he has his first local meal. [ Reply | More ]
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Op. I suggested this, he says he won't go without me and the kids. That's the other thing...he seems to have developed an inability to be away from me for more than 5 minutes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:59 AM Flag
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He sounds like a real drag. If he wants to go so badly, get him a little cabin down there where he can vacation. You don't need to fucking move there. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:01 AM Flag
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They don't even need to buy a cabin; they just inherited a house. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:11 AM Flag
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I posted above. This has nothing to do with moving to Alabama. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 01:00 AM Flag
[ - ] I have had a headache for over a week on the left top side of my head. It is at one particular spot, it hurts and if I press on it, it hurts even more. any advice? Tia! 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Have you taken anything for it? Sinus pressure does that to me, as does TMJ (jaw) pain. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:34 AM Flag
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Just Advil [ Reply | More ]
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Try some Gatorade. It can help with electrolyte balance. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:36 AM Flag
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stop pressing on it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:34 AM Flag
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It hurts even when I don't. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:35 AM Flag
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That response was a variant of an old joke: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_%26_Dale [ Reply | More ]
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Do you have migraines? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:42 AM Flag
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No. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 12.22.14, 12:44 AM Flag
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it's the stress of the holidays, family etc [ Reply | More ]
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