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[ - ] Ugh! I feel like a monster but I ducking hate other people's kids. I am a good person. Why is this? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:54 AM Flag
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Don't feel bad about it. None of us can stand your kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:58 AM Flag
[ - ] Baby name poll: Merkin. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:44 AM Flag
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Great! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:44 AM Flag
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Sounds like a hairy pussy. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Sluttiest thing you ever did . 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:42 AM Flag
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BJ in a at on 1st date in college, omg [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:43 AM Flag
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In car [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:43 AM Flag
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Just one guy? Doesn't sound that slutty to me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:45 AM Flag
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Yeah, stopped at one [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:47 AM Flag
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Ugh, I tag teamed with two of my sorrority sisters. The guy was overwhelmed [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:58 AM Flag
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Slept with someone I was not married to.... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:58 AM Flag
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Not very slutty but that is it [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:59 AM Flag
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Np, this was me in college http://tinyurl.com/poppwrj [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 01:02 AM Flag
[ - ] I was booked for a time slot next Tuesday. The person canceled. Someone else asked for the time slot previously. I emailed them to let them know I was available now. A third client just emailed requesting that time slot. Is it fair to give it to #3. Less commute and more $ for me. It's only been about an hour that #2 has had to accept or decline the time slot. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:42 AM Flag
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No, you offered it to 2. If you don't have your word, you have nothing [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:45 AM Flag
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That was over a week ago when #2 asked for it. They have not yet confirmed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:47 AM Flag
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This, let the third know that you have to wait on the response of 2 before you can potentially offer the slot. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:48 AM Flag
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It's possible 3 will respect your professionalism [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:52 AM Flag
[ - ] DH is stupid, lazy and shouts a lot. Have 2 kids under 5. Is a reasonable father but a horrible partner. Should I divorce him? I earn more than him so will end up paying alimony . He shuttles b/w temp jobs 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:36 AM Flag
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If you can't stand the guy, then get out and cut your loses and know that your kids will have to deal with the fall-out too. If the guy is tolerable, think about the positives and stick with it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:38 AM Flag
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I can make it tolerable for the sake of the kids but it's a miserable way to continue on with life [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:39 AM Flag
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Scared to raise kids alone but cent figure out which option is worst [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:40 AM Flag
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Tell him you want him to sign a post nup or you will leave. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:50 AM Flag
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Ok that might be a good idea .guess I need to find a lawyer then [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:52 AM Flag
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Cut your losses. If you havent been married for 10 years, he will only get temp alimony. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:38 AM Flag
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Single parenting is HARD but I did most of the parenting when still with ex. At least I don't have the emotional drain of dealing with him under my roof anymore. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:52 AM Flag
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How did your kids take it ? Were they hurt and are they ok now? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:53 AM Flag
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It was hard on them but I believe they are happier living in a peaceful home that is not full of tension. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 01:00 AM Flag
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Compelling point. Thank you for sharing [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 01:03 AM Flag
[ - ] What's the word on wall street? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:23 AM Flag
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Can you spare a quarter, lady? (that's the last thing I heard) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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Front the brokers? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:28 AM Flag
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That's what the bums say. The partners at Goldman try to shake you down for $100 MM, but it's still the same routine. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:28 AM Flag
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OR: agreed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:28 AM Flag
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The bird is the word. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:42 AM Flag
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Can you keep a secret ? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 01:05 AM Flag
[ - ] Need shoes for a wedding on the grass...dress is a dark red...wedding in Oct..suggestions? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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Grass? You need wedges. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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I have a hard time wearing them..any suggestions? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:27 AM Flag
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It's that or flats. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:32 AM Flag
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Or platform flip flops [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:38 AM Flag
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Hard time wearing wedges?how come. They're essentially flat. Very easy shoes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:42 AM Flag
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A lot of them are peep-toe and that doesn't work and a lot to casual for a wedding [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:49 AM Flag
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Why no peep toe? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 01:08 AM Flag
[ - ] My ex has had a live-in gf for several years, even before our divorce was finalized, and dcs have spent time with them quite a bit. I have my first serious bf since the divorce and only recently introduced him to dcs. When ex heard, he gave me an angry call and wanted to know who I had around dcs. I just hung up on him but can't believe his nerve. 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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Typical [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:19 AM Flag
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Lol. Let him stew [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:23 AM Flag
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Well, have to ask: Had you met the GF? Meaning you knew who was with your kids. Has he met your BF? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:24 AM Flag
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Oh I met her alright. While we were still together and she was his employee. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:26 AM Flag
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I sympathize with you, but statistically an unrelated male in the house significantly increases the likelihood of abuse. I think unrelated women just nag. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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Exactly. Do you have dds? If so I can see why dh would have concerns. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:35 AM Flag
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I have sons but have the same concerns. This is one reason why I waited until they were older to really get involved with another man. Also, ex's live-in gf has a child so it is truly hypocritical of him to question me when his own gfs choices are questionable. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:43 AM Flag
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Good lord. OP said she introduced him to her children, not that she's shacking up with him. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:40 AM Flag
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This. Stand down, bitches [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:46 AM Flag
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when he does call back, and he will, stay calm and say, “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.” [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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^^wise words [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:33 AM Flag
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Nice! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:53 AM Flag
[ - ] Anyone want to online shop with me? At the moment I am doing swimwear, but need a dress for a wedding and some fall stuff. What does everyone else need? 31 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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God, I need everything. I'm so lame in with shopping. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:18 AM Flag
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Let's do this then! Work or home? Body type and emotional age? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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Home and work (although at home I can get away with much more). I'm an old new wave/punk type who has to dress as a lawyer, which I do pretty well given the circumstances. But, I wear the same damn uniform day in and day out. I'm petite, size 4 or 6 depending on the retailer. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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The punk is really hard to blend with lawyer. My first thought is rag and bone. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:27 AM Flag
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I'm almost 52, so I've had a long life. :) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:27 AM Flag
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What's your dress size? It will help me to visualize. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:20 AM Flag
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I'm a 0. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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Then it's a good dress for you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:23 AM Flag
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This is so cute for the right figure. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:35 AM Flag
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No boobs and slender? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:36 AM Flag
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Exactly, any boobs at all and they will sag and look terrible. This is basically a dress for a 10 year old body type. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:51 AM Flag
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Yes! Perfect figure for this dress. It would be very flattering. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:54 AM Flag
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I like the dresss, but not totally crazy about the pattern..? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:37 AM Flag
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No. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:52 AM Flag
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Very cute! I like those colors for dark brunettes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:38 AM Flag
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I'm a ginger. WDYT? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:42 AM Flag
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Yes, cute for a redhead too! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:56 AM Flag
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I like the color and print but not that it is completely shapeless. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:53 AM Flag
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Did you see you can make it V neck/empire? The neckline is adjustable. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:59 AM Flag
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Only as a beach cover up. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:54 AM Flag
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LOL…that's what I'm going for ;) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:59 AM Flag
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Looks too much like lingerie to me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:55 AM Flag
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not a fan, esp if you're a size 0. need something more form-fitting. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:44 AM Flag
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Appreciate the honesty. I've been looking all summer for a new swim cover up. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:46 AM Flag
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This, the choice above is better as a coverup. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:55 AM Flag
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It is ok, but not sure about about how deep the neckline is? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:59 AM Flag
[ - ] DH and family are so much against Muslims. They keeps on talking bad about them. Now in-laws wants to visit Asia. We are getting cheap tickets with a stop at UAE. They refused to take a flight with stop in Muslim country. Wtf? 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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I hope your children are learning differently [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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My parents never tought me like this. My parents find it really strange. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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And your DCs? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:18 AM Flag
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I have few months old baby. I am sure that she will not be that brain washed. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:19 AM Flag
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UAE is Muslim-light. It caters to outsiders and international business people. Just tell your in-laws to make a connection in Australia or something. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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They are really ignorant. You can't even reason with them. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:18 AM Flag
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Welcome to my world. You do what you have to and give them their alternative options. If they can't do it, then too bad. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:19 AM Flag
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They'll need to be prepared for Muslims in Australia too. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:26 AM Flag
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Muslims are everywhere, but we're talking about the Middle East, which is vastly different than a country with a majority Anglo population. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:30 AM Flag
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go without them. UAE is amazing to visit! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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Dubai is like Vegas but without casinos. Most of the people there are from India not from Muslim countries. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:21 AM Flag
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They are pretty smart imo [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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ESL? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:38 AM Flag
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Mean. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My children are a blessing so gifted and talented. They are funny & irreverent but always well behaved 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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They sound boring. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:21 AM Flag
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Hardly. You have no idea. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:22 AM Flag
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Veals? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:26 AM Flag
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Lol. No great well rounded kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:48 AM Flag
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Yes, my DD is awesome too, but as her mother, I know her shortfalls, and there are many. Challenge is to get her into the world and be a decent human being despite her talents and sense of humor. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:36 AM Flag
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Yawn [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] After my DH's family went downhill big time (think alcoholism, meth addiction, anger management and over all craziness...) we've decided to focus on bonding with my family and kind of cut off his. My family is very normal and somewhat boring in how stable it is, but that's what's best for kids anyway. How can we delay as long as possible their visits (without telling it like it is: "they aren't role models we are interested in for our kids"). 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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unless they are doing something illegal in front of your kids, i would plan visits a couple of times a year. these folks still produced your dh, so i wouldn't cut them off completely. a visit 2x/yr won't kill anyone. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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np. I wouldn't mix my kids with drug addicts even if you pay me a ton of $ to do so. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:21 AM Flag
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eh. you almost certainly already do. do you realize how many people are functioning alcoholics? pill poppers, etc.? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:23 AM Flag
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just say that youre busy [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:39 AM Flag
[ - ] We never really talk about Taiwan on here. China, South Korea, Japan - sure. Even North Korea, since it's so weird. But what about the OTHER East Asian "tiger" economy? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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Zzzzzz... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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white people don't know the difference [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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Do we really talk about Asian countries here? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:33 AM Flag
[ - ] Let's say you suspect a supposedly reformed dh with a potential addiction has either lapsed or is about to lapse during an upcoming business trip. if the goal is to help him improve and stay the course, do you confront him ahead of time with your concerns, or do you wait until after the trip to see if anything actually happened? anyone btdt? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:07 AM Flag
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Recovering alcoholic here and trust is a big part of the recovery when it comes to relationships. My DH trusted me and I was appreciative of that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:08 AM Flag
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so your vote would be to just keep my fingers crossed and hope for the best / for no relapse without any discussion about it? it's hard. I really want to talk to him about how concerned I am, but I also don't want to end up encouraging or facilitating exactly what I'm trying to prevent. . . [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:10 AM Flag
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I can't speak for your DH. If one of my personal relationships is hovering, I get very tense and it creates more anxiety. I'm responsible to myself and the promises I made to myself to get better. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:12 AM Flag
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right. this is what i'm talking about. it's just very hard. i'm sure it's hard for the person in question, but it's also super hard for spouses, partners, etc. thanks for responding. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:14 AM Flag
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That's why there are groups like Al-Anon to help people who have relatives and spouses in recovery. It's hard, I know, and sometimes it's easier to talk it out with people in the same situation. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:15 AM Flag
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I would tell him you're concerned and ask if anything you can do to help. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:13 AM Flag
[ - ] Damn it. I wish I had answered that 600/6000$ post more seriously today. I just got $750. I think I will use it to pay down my credit card debt, but damn there's a lot I would want to buy with it!!! 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:04 AM Flag
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This is why you'll never pay down that credit card debt. You're a creditaholic. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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I'm close. Down to $2200. And the debt is from unemployment followed by my sister's wedding where I was MOH. Almost in the clear. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:23 AM Flag
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You'll have another excuse next month. Take the card out of your wallet and slash all spending until you're completely paid off. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:30 AM Flag
[ - ] dh sending me pics from the us open -- lucky him!! 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:00 AM Flag
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My MIL and my SILs go to all those things. They go to Wimbledon and US Open and turn it into bonding weekends. I can't get into it but I don't begrudge them at all. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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I go to all that stuff too. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:14 AM Flag
[ - ] Anyone familiar with bright horizons day care? what about children's creative learning center? tia. 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.04.15, 11:58 PM Flag
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I used to nanny for a family whose 2yo went to bright horizons. The baby couldn't get in for like 6 months, so I was their summer nanny. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:00 AM Flag
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yes, very long wl. any idea about the program itself? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:01 AM Flag
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What would you like to know? They family was really happy with it. The 2 yo enjoyed it. She went to the one in midtown, east side. I think on Park? They did projects, went to the sprinkler. Not sure if in park or on site. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:05 AM Flag
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that's very helpful -- it certainly seems like a good program on paper. was just wondering if that matched up with people's experiences. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:08 AM Flag
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I mean, I never went there, but the parents were amazing and they were happy with it. They could have easily pulled the kids and had a nanny instead, but they liked it. It was way more "school like" than I Imagined "daycare" to be. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:17 AM Flag
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Not personally familiar with Bright Horizons, but they were vetted by my firm to be alternate day care and I heard good things about them. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:01 AM Flag
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+1 They are alternate day care for a lot of firms in NYC [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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good to know -- thanks! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:02 AM Flag
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BH has a good rep for back-up care. My DF wasn't happy when her neighborhood daycare was bought out by BH, however. It's a big corporation, not a homey feel. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:13 AM Flag
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I have used BH for back-up care and I recently met a mother who used them for full - time care. She was pretty happy with her daughter's experience. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:16 AM Flag
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NO to BH. It's a disaster. Children hiding under the tables eating other children's snacks with no teachers watching. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:25 AM Flag
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at which location did you see this?! sounds awful . . . [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.05.15, 12:28 AM Flag
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