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[ - ] What is your biggest issue with DH? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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[ - ] Did you always know you wanted to be a parent? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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No. I came to the game pretty late because I didn't care either way for a long time. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:04 PM Flag
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Me, too. [ Reply | More ]
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how old? i'm feeling late to the game at 34 and wavering on whether it's something i want [ Reply | More ]
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33 [ Reply | More ]
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I didn't have DD until 42. [ Reply | More ]
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Me, too. First at 35, second at 38. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes. [ Reply | More ]
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Like when I was seven? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:03 PM Flag
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not necessarily- it just seems like for so many women it was never a question... would make my life easier if i were like this! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:05 PM Flag
[ - ] Man, younger guys are so fun and funny and cute and adoring. I love them. But...I guess I should follow the UB way and only date guys my age or older. After all the UB way is the right way. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:00 PM Flag
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If I listened to UB, I'd be a mess. I come here for the laughs and ancedotes. [ Reply | More ]
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Why is UB only supportive of relationships with same-age or older men anyway? Actually, why is UB so fucking conventional? For a bunch of New Yorkers, they seem so stuffy and boring. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:03 PM Flag
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Do whatever the fuck you want, we don't care. [ Reply | More ]
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Uh, what? This is such bullshit. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Anyone with a good/favorite recipe for pumpkin cheesecake? Just received a request from host of Thanksgiving dinner for this, and I never baked one (too late to order, even if I can find a bakery who has this). I googled and there are few variations of the recipe, but want to get a tried and true from a UBer. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:58 PM Flag
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use DH's semen. [ Reply | More ]
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i just had a flash back to that psycho who was on here a month or so ago! [ Reply | More ]
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Oh, go away, nasty teen. Don't you have any kind of life at all? Pathetic of you to troll on mommy sites. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Any Queens moms here? DH and I are looking in Sunnyside. Right now we live in Williamsburg. I want a DC. He does too. Williamsburg is no place for DC 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Sunnyside is very nice. Parts are so charming with little houses. Not sure about schools, but they must be ok. [ Reply | More ]
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We love it. Lots of babies and kids. DH grew up here. Great community [ Reply | More ]
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Did you grow up in the city? What about all the Irish people...? [ Reply | More ]
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No I didn't grow up in the city. Grew up in suburbs of a different city. I don't understand your question about Irish people? [ Reply | More ]
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Eh, I'm not a Williamsburg lover, but I'm not sure why you say it is no place for DC. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:02 PM Flag
[ - ] Can anyone recommend a favorite book of inspiration quotes? (more at a deeper/spiritual level, not to be a more effective manager or whatever) I would like to start reading more of these, maybe one a week to think about and act upon. I like Kahlil Gibran, Mother Teresa... I'm a novice at this, so I'd love to hear your suggestions! 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:48 PM Flag
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Pema Chodron. Really lovely. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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I don't have a book, but Winston Churchill has some great quotes [ Reply | More ]
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Read "This is Water" by David Foster Wallace--you can find it free right here on the internet. [ Reply | More ]
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I can't recommend any books. But, the best quotes for me have been from our 2014 Dr. Suess calendar. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:01 PM Flag
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Chicken Soup For the Soul. It will change your life for the better. [ Reply | More ]
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Oy. [ Reply | More ]
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You must be an limousine liberal elitist. Shame on you. [ Reply | More ]
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Brene Brown - gifts of imperfection. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What is the latest scandal at Brearley now? Always something there isn't it? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:40 PM Flag
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oh. it's that time of year again? when we bash the good schools in the misguided hope that it will make our chances better? sigh. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:41 PM Flag
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A teacher was fired [ Reply | More ]
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your dd will get in if she is a good fit. she will not if she isnt. now stop obsessing and pour yourself a glass of wine. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:42 PM Flag
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My kids are in middle school! [ Reply | More ]
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no Brearley mom - enough with the cover ups [ Reply | More ]
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OR here and i have two boys. i've got nothing to cover up. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:46 PM Flag
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Another incident at Brearley? Ain't that a kick in the head [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:46 PM Flag
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^ you posted this the other day. move on. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:01 PM Flag
[ - ] Where can I find a map showing me which school for which I am zoned. The borders keep changing where I live so not sure if it is 158 or 151 now. Im not finding good maps on Inside schools and DOE. If anyone has a link that would be great. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:38 PM Flag
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schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/FindZonedSchool.htm [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:42 PM Flag
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Thank you, this is wha I thought, for some reason the search button is obscured on my ipad, so I may have to try it on phone or computer. Thanks, again [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:47 PM Flag
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Or try this one: http://schools.nyc.gov/schoolsearch/ [ Reply | More ]
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Thanks, same thing. "Language" bar is obscuring the "search" bar on my ipad. I'm trying it on my phone now [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:50 PM Flag
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Same on my iPad but you can hit the left edge [ Reply | More ]
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OP: thanks everyone for your help. I actually had to do an advanced search to clear the filters [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:54 PM Flag
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Which was it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:06 PM Flag
[ - ] Going to fundraiser for UMC suburban public school. Location -country club. Please suggest what I should wear. Not from this country. 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:26 PM Flag
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A dress [ Reply | More ]
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cocktail? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes [ Reply | More ]
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Remember, no panties. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:31 PM Flag
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Where I live, men generally wear jackets (check with club if ties required) and women short dresses [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:28 PM Flag
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Where I live, men generally wear jackets (check with club if ties required) and women short dresses [ Reply | More ]
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Oh wait that's at a house... [ Reply | More ]
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Oh this is classic. [ Reply | More ]
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Franklin Lakes.... ROHNJ territory! Steer clear. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:33 PM Flag
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dear god [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:38 PM Flag
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Which pic [ Reply | More ]
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oh i was a bit slow, there's clearly some kind of gatsby theme going on here [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] The vast majority of people on this site are idiots, really and truly idiots. do you know how difficult it is to NOT get an indictment. http://www.stlamerican.com/news/columnists/guest_columnists/article_c98ba178-50b9-11e4-8b41-83bc8185f474.html#.VHTxsmFPdiY.facebook educate yourselves 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:23 PM Flag
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It's not just this site. Lots of people believe the decision was wrong. [ Reply | More ]
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NP: I do, for one. [ Reply | More ]
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And I wonder how many of those actually listened to the ENTIRE news conference last night. After hearing all of the information given, it was pretty clear they made the right decision. And I thought very differently before hearing all of the information. [ Reply | More ]
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That is because they showed all the evidence with the question of both sides. An indictment is typically is there enough to bring charges. And IMO there was enough to bring charges because most grand juries don't hear the defendent's side of the story. [ Reply | More ]
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this is why i say you women are idiots-- all information is presneted at a JURY TRIAL. I could accept the decision if that were in fact the case, but this was a grand jury where prosecution presents evidence to warrant an indictment. very different. [ Reply | More ]
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Do you have any idea what the standard of proof is at the grand jury stage? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:58 PM Flag
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Didn't the governor essentially force the DA to call the grand jury? It was a political thing. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:38 PM Flag
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The DA is an independently elected official. The governor can't force him to do anything. (I'm not sure what work the word "essentially" is supposed to be doing in that sentence.) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:59 PM Flag
[ - ] 13 y/o ds is hacking away with a very bad cough. He has no fever and no other cold symptoms. The Dr. took a culture to see if he has pertussis or whooping cough. Anyone btdt? Don't want to freak out. Dr. says they worry about infants and the elderly who come down with this. Still.... 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:18 PM Flag
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3yo coughing nonstop. What did your test results show? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:45 PM Flag
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Ps. 3yo has no fever either. As far as whooping cough, i hear no loud "whoop" at the end, but i know a test is needed to rule that out for sure. [ Reply | More ]
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She briefly had a fever. It subsided quickly. [ Reply | More ]
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won't get results back until Friday [ Reply | More ]
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Will put this on "watching" in case OP comes back. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:52 PM Flag
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back now [ Reply | More ]
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I've been coughing for 3 weeks. Was pretty sick for one week, getting better for one week, now stuck with this cough. Annoying. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:56 PM Flag
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OR: i feel like this is the flu for people who have received the flu shot (or in dd case, the inhalable one). [ Reply | More ]
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My nine-year-old has an upper respiratory infection right now. I'm coming down with it too. [ Reply | More ]
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OR. Yes. They diagnosed it as a URI. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:59 PM Flag
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Yeah well that will make you cough a lot. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 11:00 PM Flag
[ - ] Repost- Can I name a baby after a deceased cat? Just the first letter not the whole name. Or is that bananas? 25 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:16 PM Flag
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I named DS after my deceased dog. Posted about it on here 3 years ago and got flamed to high heaven. [ Reply | More ]
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Oy. Do you tell people? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes I do! Proud of it, we all loved my dog dearly. [ Reply | More ]
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I loved my cat so much and he was with us for so long. The baby is a surprise and I kinda think.... what the hell [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:21 PM Flag
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Why not? Honestly, if it's a name with positive association for you what could be wrong with it? People are too uptight. Unless the cat's name was Boots or something like that, you're good IMO. DS gets a kick out of the fact he is named after the dog. [ Reply | More ]
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It would just be the first letter- I think Izzy was the cat- I think Iggy for the kid? [ Reply | More ]
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Eh, not my taste but it's your kiddo. [ Reply | More ]
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Well. We have all very classic names in this house. I was trying to be a little kookie with this unplanned 4th. How about Isaac? [ Reply | More ]
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That's my other DS's name - love it. [ Reply | More ]
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^and if everyone else has classic names, don't give a weird one to #4. [ Reply | More ]
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You're right. [ Reply | More ]
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I just love Iggy Peck [ Reply | More ]
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Ultimately were all named after somebody's dead cat. [ Reply | More ]
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Thats an amazing post. [ Reply | More ]
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Meow. Meeeooow [ Reply | More ]
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Thank you. Meow. [ Reply | More ]
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GRrrrr... WOOOF WOOOOF [ Reply | More ]
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Depends on the cat's name. If it is something like mr fluffy, probably not. I wouldn't tell the kid that he is named after a cat either [ Reply | More ]
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That must've been some cat. [ Reply | More ]
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Bananas [ Reply | More ]
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I have a friend who gave her dc the dog's name and changed the dog's name to something else. [ Reply | More ]
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That's funny [ Reply | More ]
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Its just weird. Do you want everyone petting that P_ssy, I mean DD. [ Reply | More ]
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When my lovely next door neighbor moved in, she was pregnant. She asked me what my dog's name was and looked stricken when I told her---same name she was going to give baby! My dog was young, we changed his name to something that rhymed, told her the name was no longer in use, neighbor's baby got his name! Dog and baby now 5 years old and good pals. [ Reply | More ]
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I think Fluffy is a wonderful name for a boy. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] They can always find a way to blame the Jews..... 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:15 PM Flag
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Damn, leave us out of it. [ Reply | More ]
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Right? WTF. [ Reply | More ]
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Oy Vey! [ Reply | More ]
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I admit it, it was my fault. [ Reply | More ]
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That's it. You are no longer a Jew. [ Reply | More ]
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Can I still go to Zabar's? [ Reply | More ]
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You are dead to me. I dont talk to dead people. [ Reply | More ]
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I'll take that as a yes. [ Reply | More ]
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Gentile here : its a no. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:32 PM Flag
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So no whitefish salad? [ Reply | More ]
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(no answer), you dead to me ;0 [ Reply | More ]
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I gather you didn't read the sign [ Reply | More ]
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did you? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:45 PM Flag
[ - ] Why do so many older female therapists strongly push their female clients into settling down and marrying and having children and all that? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:15 PM Flag
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Maybe because they see so many clients in their 40's who have no options left and wish they had done it earlier? [ Reply | More ]
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Agree. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:21 PM Flag
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This. They have 50 year old unmarried female clients. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:32 PM Flag
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They do? If so, maybe because they have so many female clients who dream of doing that but can't find the right guy. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:21 PM Flag
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Or maybe they see many older women who are in a precarious financial position (although who still can afford therapy apparently). Marriage usually is a good financial option for women, unless they are particularly high earners (sorry). [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:24 PM Flag
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why are you sorry? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:36 PM Flag
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Because they are older females who wish they had done it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:54 PM Flag
[ - ] Waiting for DH to get back from airport with inlaws. I keep cleaning the house, 3 and 1.5yo keep trashing it. I give up. 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:14 PM Flag
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MIL will not be happy. Better clean that house! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:16 PM Flag
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Nice MIL (like mine!!) will be so happy to see grandkids she will be blind to everything else. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:19 PM Flag
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Can we trade? [ Reply | More ]
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^^^ I could be standing there naked in the hall and she would be running to the kids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:21 PM Flag
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Mine's the same way - I could set myself on fire and she'd walk right past. [ Reply | More ]
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^in the nicest way possible, just trying to get to the grandkids. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 11.25.14, 10:23 PM Flag
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You know what they say - cleaning your house with kids in it is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos. Don't stress. [ Reply | More ]
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I totally get it. I've given up on my house looking nice until all 4 DCs go to college. Me, my DH, and a housekeeper can't control all of their mess. [ Reply | More ]
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Anti-TV Mom here: Sit them down in front of a DVD. Screentime is your friend. [ Reply | More ]
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