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[ - ] What do you do for DH's siblings (and their spouses) birthdays? Does DH remember to call them and does he do anything for them? Or do you call? And buy something? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:56 PM Flag
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Definitely don't buy anything- only buy for all of the nephews and nieces. Whoever remembers family birthdays reminds the other and calls. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:58 PM Flag
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same [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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I used to in the past, but not now. DH never remembers, doesn't call, doesn't do anything, but he never did/does for me either. We're more celebrate any time of year people than because of a birthday or holiday. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:59 PM Flag
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my dh is a separate person from me. He can call or text them or post a fb message and so can I, or not. I certainly would not feel responsible for acknowledging the bdays of his family members other than good wishes from myself. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:59 PM Flag
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He calls his sister or sends an email. Does not send a gift. Certainly doesn't acknowledge his BIL's or nephews' birthdays. I don't do anything regarding his family. Same on my side. I call or email my brother. No gift. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
[ - ] Suggestions on how to extend the time between hair colorings??? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:54 PM Flag
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wash your hair less, stay out of the sun... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:57 PM Flag
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sharpies. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:59 PM Flag
[ - ] What's your favorite maki sushi roll? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:54 PM Flag
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I don't like the maki. i like a regular roll. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
[ - ] DH and I were very friendly with another couple when we first got married. DH went to high school with the husband and I found the wife very nice. I had a baby boy first. They were still very friendly with us until.....they had their daughter a year after our son was born. After about 6 months, this woman started to HATE our son. We have no idea why. Anytime we would see them either at our house, their house, a restaurant, the beach-she would find some reason to yell at our son. Once she yelled at him to come to her when he was 5 feet away looking at a seagull on the beach when he was 3. She got mad when I said "I can see him." What makes someone just hate an innocent child because of their gender? 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:52 PM Flag
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I would ask her. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:54 PM Flag
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This. The older I get, the less time I have for "wondering" and now am just direct. So much easier. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:55 PM Flag
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Yup [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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Why do you think it was about his gender? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:54 PM Flag
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When he was going into kindergarten when he was 5, she asked why we were sending him so early since "boys aren't as smart as girls and he may have a hard time." He has always done well. I will never forget her saying that [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:00 PM Flag
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She sounds.....quite lovely. Instant fade. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:55 PM Flag
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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The first time another woman yelled at my child would be the last time we hung out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:56 PM Flag
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wow really? Not me! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:57 PM Flag
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Different strokes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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This [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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Sometimes mine deserve it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:02 PM Flag
[ - ] Need to hear from people who tolerate something intolerable in their marriage. Addiction, infidelity, alcoholism, violence, mental illness, whatever. Please share your stories and how you cope. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:52 PM Flag
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Snoring. Ear plugs. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:56 PM Flag
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What is the context? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:00 PM Flag
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Yeah thanks not exactly what I mean. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:00 PM Flag
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Why do you ask? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:01 PM Flag
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I thought this was your response to the question lol [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:02 PM Flag
[ - ] DD just got wait listed for Fieldston for 1st grade. :-( We were wait listed last year for kindergarten and she went to elisabeth morrow in NJ. She is white, we are straight parents, no sibs, legacy, we are screwed, right? Anyone happen to have any experience with the first grade wait list versus the k wait list? Perhaps it moves more, or perhaps they let in non-diverse, nonsib/legacies off of it or am I dreaming? TIA. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
NY Schools 02.08.16, 10:51 PM Flag
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Sorry to be blunt, but you can't be that clueless as to post details about yourself in this way. Are you trying to screw over a frenemy? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:53 PM Flag
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Np. How is she screwing over anyone, though? She didn't post anything negative, and I doubt that "female child of white straight parents at Elisabeth Morrow" is a giveaway anyway. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:55 PM Flag
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Do you think that Fieldson has that many applicants who go to Elisabeth Morrow in NJ for K right now? And were waitlisted two years in a row? I'm guessing that is ridiculously identifying. Then to talk about being screwed because you are white, straight, etc-- not a very attractive thing for the fieldston admissions director to read... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:59 PM Flag
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Oh Please- who in the world would identify their child as "attending elisabeth morrow in NJ". That detail was entirely unnecessary. Frenemy, i agree. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:00 PM Flag
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Actually that "white" thing works in your favor. Please don't blame the 5 non white kids for your DC not getting in. There's like 30 other white kids you could fault for whatever reason that doesn't involve race. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:56 PM Flag
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It's not a secret to anyone at EMS that we applied to Fieldston again, nor to my friends - I'm not hiding anything fwiw. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:58 PM Flag
[ - ] Are any of you guys in the secret "first time mommy group" on fb. My friend just added me and wow, it's got like some.40k members and it's like baby center buy w fb 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:40 PM Flag
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Why do women become so self important after they have a baby? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:51 PM Flag
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Are members released after they have a second child? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:56 PM Flag
[ - ] Well, got some bad news. Daughter at HYP is on disciplinary probation for a year. So disappointed. 21 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:38 PM Flag
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what is the reason? drugs or cheating? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:39 PM Flag
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They did a sweep of rooms over Christmas break and she and two other roommates had what they thought were signs of selling drugs. A scale and a bong, so paraphernalia. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:45 PM Flag
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the scale is slightly disconcerting. the bong less so. has she been forthcoming about the situation? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:47 PM Flag
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Need more details. I had a roommate who weighed everything she ate. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:53 PM Flag
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She says she took the scale from home to weigh out her chips, etc. I'm with you that I don't necessarily 100% believe her. I was just upset that she left stuff out, but she said why would she leave a kitchen scale out if she was using it to deal, or why would she leave it behind over break. She said the bong was her roommate's. Who knows for sure. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:54 PM Flag
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Come on. So fake. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:58 PM Flag
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I guess a dog alerted on a plastic bag with a little bit of weed left in her drawer. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:47 PM Flag
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meh. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:51 PM Flag
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np -- cheating would be academic, not disclipanary. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:46 PM Flag
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What did she do? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:39 PM Flag
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What did she do and does that mean she is out of school for a year or they just watch her? it could be a good thing. Head down, grades up. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:39 PM Flag
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They just watch her. No suspension or anything, but it will go on her official transcript. She's petrified about that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:51 PM Flag
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Hopefully a wake up call for her. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:40 PM Flag
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I hope so, too. Just had a long talk with her. She is upset because she says it was really unfair, but I had to tell her that people don't just accidentally fall into probation and she needs to own it and live with it. Just such a suck of a conversation. Not the highlight of my day [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:50 PM Flag
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I got called in to the Dean at the end of the first year to be told "not working hard enough"... a real wake up call. Its good to fail, or near-fail. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:45 PM Flag
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Dh went to a small liberal arts school and got busted 2x for weed. Needless to say his parents were disappointed and he almost did not get into med school because of it. He turned himself around that year. So don't get discouaged, it might be a good wake up call [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:48 PM Flag
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Thank you a lot for this. I really, really hope so. She's not a bad kid but she's always been a bit wild. Went through something in high school where she got caught at an underage party, but she was under 18 and as long as she completed that probation it disappeared. It was never on her high school record or on Google. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:56 PM Flag
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This happened to my DD. She was on probation but she learned her lesson and got off probation at the end of the year. In the end, she graduated with honors. I know it's upsetting, but sometimes it's a wake-up-call. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:50 PM Flag
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Thank you. It's just so frustrating to see them have so much potential in some areas and then do such dumb things to shoot themselves in the foot. But you are right, college is a time for learning lots of lessons, this is going to be one of them [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:58 PM Flag
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Why the need to mention HYP? VBA? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:59 PM Flag
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Sorry. I meant it to underscore how frustrating this is. You work so hard to get somewhere and get so proud of them, and then they still somehow manage to go do such dumb things like this. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 11:00 PM Flag
[ - ] When did Spigot close?? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:37 PM Flag
[ - ] What TT school is the biggest party school? I hear Friends but don't know if that is still true. And what kind of partying are talking about exactly? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:36 PM Flag
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sex in HS [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:37 PM Flag
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Heavens! That must only happen at the "party schools." [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:44 PM Flag
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sex in HS [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:37 PM Flag
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Do you mean any private or just TTs? It's all relative as most kids have so much work you are really only talking about once per week. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:38 PM Flag
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I don't think there is just one school. Every high school in America has kids who will experiment with drugs, alcohol, sex. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:41 PM Flag
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Not here in UB land where the ss girls are pure. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:42 PM Flag
[ - ] I have a therapist I have seen for about five years. She gives me a huge discount as I have no insurance. I 'share' a timeslot with someone else who can only go every other week. I also take her cancellation slots including last-minute cancellations (so she's double dipping). In summers, I leave for my work for two months. It's always the same and I told her the dates I would be gone and she got upset with me because she said she relies on my income. I told her to give away my slot and I would take whatever she had available in fall (as always). Am I missing something here? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:31 PM Flag
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You are giving her a huge notice, I'm not sure why she wouldn't be able to fill the space. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:35 PM Flag
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I have same situation (almost exactly) but I've seen my therapist longer and she is fine with it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:38 PM Flag
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She's probably hoping you will offer to pay to keep your slot. Then she can still fill it while you're away and double dip. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:38 PM Flag
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pick a better therapist. I have been meeting a therapist for the past 4 years and it has done wonders for me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:42 PM Flag
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+1 My SIL is a therapist and her business ebbs and flows with summers, holidays, etc. It's part of that line of work... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:45 PM Flag
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+1 What OP posts sounds very manipulative. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:50 PM Flag
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Except that OP is getting a "huge discount". Not sure if OP will get the same huge discount with a ton of other therapists. But seems like a complicated situation- if OP feels the therapist is "double dipping" (although I'm not clear she is doing something "wrong", then OP can try to find another therapist who will offer her the same discounted fee. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:56 PM Flag
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Ask her why this year seems different for her than other years. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:44 PM Flag
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OK I will [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:53 PM Flag
[ - ] Haven't lived in NYC for 10 years. What's a good to take a client to lunch around Bryant Park that will wow them. No sushi. Thanks. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:30 PM Flag
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On Bryant Park, or closeby? DB Bistro on 44 btw 5/6 is terrific, a block or so away. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:31 PM Flag
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Vitae 46th & 5th, Aureole 42nd/Broadway, Butter 45th & 6th [ Reply | More ]
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Lambs Club [ Reply | More ]
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What is the name of that delicious french restaurant on 41st between 5th and 6th- right across from the park? They have a restaurant on the upper east side as well. name is slipping me... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:57 PM Flag
[ - ] I thought Christie was running for VP (perfect attack dog)- so why did he lambast the guy most likely to select a VP running mate? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:30 PM Flag
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Hillary beat up Obama and he selected her for State. Its a primary - you have to fight if you want to demonstrate your worth... [ Reply | More ]
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I dont recall that- I recall she basically laid down and died as Obama surged, maybe hinting he wasn't experienced but otherwise afraid to attack him for fear of being called racist. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 02.08.16, 10:37 PM Flag
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^ Read and remember. [ Reply | More ]
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He's running for president, not vice president. [ Reply | More ]
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He is too fat for POTUS or VPOTUS [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Bloomberg says he is eyeing 2016 run for the White House 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Do you think this is because of FBI investigation of Clinton's server? [ Reply | More ]
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He said he'd run if Bernie won the primary, not Hillary. [ Reply | More ]
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This [ Reply | More ]
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Do you mean the nomination? Bloomberg would probably have to declare he's running before the winner of the Democratic nomination is clear in order to be on ballots. [ Reply | More ]
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He can not win [ Reply | More ]
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Middle America won't vote for a Jew [ Reply | More ]
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