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[ - ] A friend of mine is dating a guy and talks all the time about how much $ his parents have. getting sick of hearing how "perfect" he is for her. vent over. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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He sounds insecure [ Reply | More ]
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I read this as her friend is going on and on about the guy's family wealth. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I need bathing suit help. 49, thin but flaccid and jiggly thighs. What bottoms should I wear with a black tankini top? A print? Solid (looks mismatched)? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I would wear swim shorts/board shorts. whatever color/pattern you want! [ Reply | More ]
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Land's End has many good choices. [ Reply | More ]
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You should wear a one piece. If you insist on a tankini, black bottoms. [ Reply | More ]
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OP: Definitely don't insist on one. I just already have the black top, and it looks pretty good. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Unless there's a death in the family, I hope to never let dcs see me cry. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Well that's unhealthy. [ Reply | More ]
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Cool. Although loss of limb, death of a friend or colleague, someone going to jail, etc. seem like a good reason to cry. Guess we're just different. [ Reply | More ]
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OK. Death period. No tears for being maimed or anyone going to prison. [ Reply | More ]
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Really? Why not? Are you OK with them crying when they want to? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Yes, I know I'm obsessing. No,I don't need to find something better to do. Now that we got that out of the way, do you think DOE came across a snafu with the scores/placements? I feel like if they originally wrote week of 5/25, it would be that day or at least the next day. I have a hunch there is something amiss. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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did you check your wireless connection? I heard cable was down throughout the city. [ Reply | More ]
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No need. On my phone. [ Reply | More ]
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there was a bug in the app [ Reply | More ]
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i still think it's just incompetence. but they could at least post an update on when they expect them to come out [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I think I know what this means, but can any professionals confirm? "Some of these assets will not be producing cash. They are made to capitalize on the exit." 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Sounds to me like once you sell the asset you will only get what it is worth at face value. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] DS is in tears about the FIFA arrests. "Mommy, will there still be futball?" 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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wuss [ Reply | More ]
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there's no crying in soccer [ Reply | More ]
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if he wants to cry, he can cry - pedro martinez [ Reply | More ]
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who got arrested? [ Reply | More ]
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Is he gay? [ Reply | More ]
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Of course there will be football- but with better people [ Reply | More ]
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Awww, your poor Eurokinder :( [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Does goodwill take electrical goods? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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The one in our neighborhood does, but I'd call to confirm before you haul a television down there. [ Reply | More ]
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Oh for sure. [ Reply | More ]
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Give phones to battered woman. Computers to schools [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My DH replace the car battery by himself and now he's so proud of himself. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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he should be. [ Reply | More ]
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I'm glad he replaced the battery but seriously, it's literally turning three screws. [ Reply | More ]
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I wish my wife were proud of me for doing shit around the house. I do all that stuff - replace the brakes, install the dishwasher, repair the icemaker, fix the plumbing, install new light fixtures and switches and outlets, and all she says is "Are you sure you don't want me to hire someone so you don't screw it up?" [ Reply | More ]
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DH of doctor wife? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, unfortunately. I know it seems like I'm complaining a lot, but it bothers me and who else am I going to complain to? [ Reply | More ]
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My husband can literally fix/build anything around the house and car. [ Reply | More ]
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i always congratulate myself when i repair something/unclog something/save money by DIY. it makes you feel good! [ Reply | More ]
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He's handy. That's a good thing. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Blacks freak me out. 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Yeah, we know. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:33 PM Flag
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why? If you called the police, the black person would wind up dead, not you. [ Reply | More ]
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Please. Blacks aren't people. [ Reply | More ]
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i didnt say they were or weren't, just that they are vulnerable to far more dangers than you are. why be freaked out when you have every protection in the world [ Reply | More ]
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She is not freaked out. She is a troll. [ Reply | More ]
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This. Don't feed the troll. [ Reply | More ]
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Blacks are the source of all danger in the world. Every institution in America - the police, courts, etc - is set up to protect us from them. [ Reply | More ]
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you are a horrible person. [ Reply | More ]
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Assholes come in all colors. [ Reply | More ]
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Murderers and rapists usually come in one color - nigger! [ Reply | More ]
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zzzzzzzzzzzzzz. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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go find one to have sex with, you'll change your mind [ Reply | More ]
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Shut the fuck up Bill de Blasio [ Reply | More ]
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Fraidy-cat fraidy-cat [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Has anybody used the Our Family Wizard program for communication with an ex re. visitation, financial matters, etc.? My ex is incapable of communicating civilly/remembering any specifics, and we end up working through our parent coordinator a lot more than I feel is necessary. Came across that program in a couple of parenting blogs, but I can only find reviews for it on its own website. It's $100/year, not the end of the world, but would love to know more before signing up for it. TIA. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:29 PM Flag
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WHAT is wrong with you people. Parenting coordinator? Two grown ups cannot find a way to discuss few issues they have in common? Whom did you marry, Blue Beard? [ Reply | More ]
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np: back up that truck of judgment. He is a jerk it sounds like. You don't know any jerks? [ Reply | More ]
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i thought you were talking about communicating with dead people. lol. sorry he is an ass. sounds like a good idea.would be more cool if you could chat with the departed. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Are the Hamptons passé? More and more people we know are buying homes elsewhere. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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YES! Unless you have a summer house in Europe and one in the Catskills, in addition to the one in the Hamptons, you are considered destitute by the elite [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:31 PM Flag
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LOL, this reminds me of the episode on I Love Lucy where the two hot places to summer were "west palm beach" and "palm springs". [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:33 PM Flag
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I agree. I am hearing a lot about closer towns in long island and also the north fork. Way too much traffic and cheesiness in the hamptons. signed hamptons owner [ Reply | More ]
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completely déclassé [ Reply | More ]
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Yes. Please, nobody go there anymore. [ Reply | More ]
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I love the hamptons - not the scene, but it's beautiful and reminds me a bit of Hawaii. My husband hates it though, so we bought a place upstate. I love that we rarely deal with traffic and that it feels like an escape from the city, rather than just transferring the entire city out east for the summer. CSB, I know. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:36 PM Flag
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"out east" - classy [ Reply | More ]
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This is what I hate about the Hamptons. It's just NYC on the beach -- same stores, same people, same attitude. It takes us 3 hours to "get away" back to the people we are trying to get away from. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:39 PM Flag
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You nailed it. Perfect. So so true. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes. It's all about Lowell, MA these days. I shouldn't have even told you. You're welcome. [ Reply | More ]
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Hahahaha Thx! [ Reply | More ]
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Time Traveler Mom - I worked there in a former life. The MerrimacK was smellier then. [ Reply | More ]
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I know someone who just bought a house in East Hampton. She is trying to keep up. Its sad. I just smiled and said Congrats. The drive is horrendous and the people aren't warm and fuzzy. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Why are shootings on the rise in NYC? Please don't blame DeBlasio, what's the real reason? 17 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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DeBlasio. [ Reply | More ]
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THIS [ Reply | More ]
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How? TROLL!!!! [ Reply | More ]
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Niggers, [ Reply | More ]
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Cops are standing down bc they were criticized by DiBlasio, remember this? [ Reply | More ]
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this. sorry. [ Reply | More ]
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It i s De blassio ! A N..lover encourages N..crime [ Reply | More ]
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+1 that NIGGERLOVER has been the worst thing for this city since Dinkins (who was, of course, an actual NIGGER) [ Reply | More ]
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no stop and frisk [ Reply | More ]
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A policy ended by... di di diBLASIO! [ Reply | More ]
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If you were people being arrested but more being shot. Pick your poison. [ Reply | More ]
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Fewer people...... [ Reply | More ]
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Eric Holder. He said is was OK for black people to murder because of racism. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't doubt that Holder said something to this effect, but what specifically are you referring to? [ Reply | More ]
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The rate was so low it had to come up at some point. [ Reply | More ]
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Crime was at a record low nationwide last year. It was an astounding drop that nobody thought was sustainable. Eventually all the people who were given 25 year terms in the beginning of the crack years are getting out and returning to the streets. The long term effects of recession start to get felt as the bottom half of the economy remains in shitty condition. The HUGE ass heroin business is booming. All is going to lead to crime. [ Reply | More ]
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it is the change in policy. cops would rather skip on looking at something amiss than get shot in the face [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Jen Simon wrote an article for the Huff Post asking if she failed her son because she named him Noah. Obviously a silly question. What gets to me though is that she mentioned how she and presumably other parents judge each other and their kids by the name of the child, BUT wasn't she the author who a few months ago was pleading with people not to judge anyone else by the number of kids they had or the genders of those kids?? How come it's fine to make assumptions about a name, but not anything she's sensitive about?? Sorry, having a tough day in the office and needed to rant about nonsense. Peace, Christian and Noah's (ironically that name) mom 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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i named mine Kendall long before i heard of the kardashian/jenner crew. People ask me all the time if i named her after KJ. ugh. poor kid. [ Reply | More ]
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wtf does that have to do with op's question? [ Reply | More ]
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I understood it - you regret the name you give your kid later because you realize too many other people had exactly the same idea. [ Reply | More ]
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boy - i thought i was being responsive to how people are critical of a childs name and how a parent might feel they failed their child. Sorry if I was that f'ing far off base that you couldn't keep the thread. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't know. Perhaps the world would be a better place if we all had to go out foraging and hunting every day. Less time for silliness. [ Reply | More ]
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If you pick a name based on trendiness then you will be questioning it down the road. If you picked a name for more profound reasons then you are not going to care what people think. I named my dd after a horror movie character so I'm happy with it. It is in the 900's on the social security list and I hope it stays there! [ Reply | More ]
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lol. good one. [ Reply | More ]
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How did she fail her kid by naming him Noah? Who takes names seriously, except UB moms who have nothing better to do? [ Reply | More ]
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Can you explain what her issue is with Noah? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Scene in the Urbs: 30ish chubby white woman in yoga pance being followed by an hispanic man staring at her ass. 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Maybe if she stopped pancing all around he'd stop staring [ Reply | More ]
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lolz [ Reply | More ]
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ha! [ Reply | More ]
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STFU messican [ Reply | More ]
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Spics freak me out. [ Reply | More ]
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racists give the US a horrible rep [ Reply | More ]
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Mexicans should go back to Messico. [ Reply | More ]
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Please avoid bigoted language. The proper term is Mexcrement (capitalized). [ Reply | More ]
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Ily [ Reply | More ]
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Scene in Central Park: Tri Latina Running Club having a workout while the white dudes look at the women - those ladies are FAST. [ Reply | More ]
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I know. Hispanics like chubby. That's why I never lacked men. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Scene in the Urbs: A ground of around a dozen young black males milling around an empty lot at 2 PM. 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Shootin dice, slappin hoes, and eatin kfc [ Reply | More ]
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Scene in the Urbs: a bunch of millenial and gen-x moms on a baby site causing a ruckus. [ Reply | More ]
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Blacks are dangerous, and are TRASH. [ Reply | More ]
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yo momma [ Reply | More ]
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Young black males are like 100% unemployed or something ridiculous like that. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] carnival company that ran the event where the poor kids were left out has offered to host a free event for those kids. http://nypost.com/2015/05/26/carnival-company-to-give-free-party-for-kids-who-missed-out/ 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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That is epic-ness in its most concentrated form. FDA-approved! [ Reply | More ]
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I would donate to company. NOT TO SCHOOL [ Reply | More ]
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i will kick in for t-shirts for them for the event. [ Reply | More ]
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make sure you do. You can google their phone number [ Reply | More ]
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I see big picture. If some don't pay, no one will pay next year. Hard to know financials with cash business. But you can't do that to even one child. Principal needs to go and PTA needs to understand they don't work FOR her. They have $$, they can spend any way they want (as long as DOE approved) [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] When I share thoughts/feelings/concerns with DH, he later throws them back in my face when he wants to hurt me. Such as if I have shared with him that I am having trouble dealing with my sibling, he later will yell out "you can't even get along with your sister!" Again and again I am betrayed by him to the point that I want to no longer confide in DH. WWYD? Married 25 yrs, BTW. 18 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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WWID? First I would stop sharing with him. My concerns AND my bed. He is a total asshole from what you posted. However, I know plenty like him. Sorry you married an ass. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:18 PM Flag
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he is an ass. but prob, yours is an ass in a different way. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:21 PM Flag
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OP Yep, I know that is true. I am lleft so alone though. I have nobody to talk to to process things and help me decide what to do, or just vent. THis morning he asked me what was wrong (I was being quiet-ish). I told him I am FINALLY done with sharing with him as I can no longer tolerate stuff thrown back at me weeks later in anger. [ Reply | More ]
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Has he said he is going to stop in the past? [ Reply | More ]
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OP Yes, he always apologizes and admits that he threw-back my confidences in anger to hurt me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:25 PM Flag
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Try reminding him like a toddler. When you share, remind him. When you start an argument, remind him, "Remember not to go below the belt, please." [ Reply | More ]
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OP I have considered the reminder, but then think why should I have to teach him how to fight properly? Gah, I just realized I basically have contempt for him. Ten years til my youngest leaves for college... [ Reply | More ]
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It doesn't matter whether you "should" or not. You've been married 25 years. He isn't going to change. You're just sick of this part of him as he probably is sick of parts of you. Try to adapt to make it livable. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:34 PM Flag
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If you don't have any close friends to talk things through with or vent to, speak with a therapist. Some people can't handle other people's problems. Sad, but true. [ Reply | More ]
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OP Yes, do not feel comfortable talking to the few close friends I have. [ Reply | More ]
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i would try to talk to him about how to fight/discuss things properly. keep it to the subject at hand and don't bring up every thing you've ever done that annoys him. also keep it constructive. [ Reply | More ]
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OP He is too dumb to be able to fight/argue effectively. He would fail Debate 101 [ Reply | More ]
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Wow, I don't remember posting this!! [ Reply | More ]
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OP SO this is common? Not sure if I am relieved. Sorry you deal with this too :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:31 PM Flag
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I used to do that to dh. He stopped talking. Eventually he left [ Reply | More ]
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OP Do you mean that you used to throw-back the confidences? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:32 PM Flag
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OMG! It happened to me all the time and for the last 5 years we hardly talk and for sure I do not share any important stuff. We are "happily" married but I am not happy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 05.27.15, 05:34 PM Flag
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So sorry to hear. I know what it is like. Do it to him a few times, let him know how it feels. [ Reply | More ]
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