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[ - ] Dating a guy for about a year. We are monogamous but he will not commit- call it a relationship! I think it is time to call it quits. and I hate that I am having such a hard time with that. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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If he will not commit how do you know he is monogamous? Please! Just because you have not caught him out does not mean he is not all over the place. [ Reply | More ]
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THIS [ Reply | More ]
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op: he's a good guy. I've known him for a long time. he is being very cautious but he is not sleeping around. [ Reply | More ]
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Ok so what is your point then? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I started stalking the woman who left her kid in the hot car while shopping and there is a photo of her here! http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/node/2650/print misspelled "Sylvia Hardin" but it's definitely her. Also her LinkedIn is https://www.linkedin.com/pub/sylvia-harden/5/b29/312 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:22 PM Flag
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Lady, you need a restraining order filed against you. Mind your own damn business. [ Reply | More ]
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^^ and ps...you need a hobby! get one fast [ Reply | More ]
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I really don't know what you're talking about, but it isn't right to post this woman's name here. And you could be wrong! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Need advise on how to navigate a tricky topic with DH. I feel like he's becoming too hard on 11 year old DD. It seems like every conversation revolves around disciple/education/manners/grammar. She can't tell a story without him commenting on her grammar. He never asks how her day was - just how much of her summer reading she did. How do I bring this up without seeming too critical of his parenting? I know this is how he was raised. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:18 PM Flag
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does DD seem bothered by it? [ Reply | More ]
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Not yet. [ Reply | More ]
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Point out that relationships require a certain ration of compliments/constructive criticism and you've noticed that he's been a bit heavy-handed with the criticism of DD lately, and perhaps he might balance it out with some compliments, especially since she's about to hit a very vulnerable age. [ Reply | More ]
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Thank you. [ Reply | More ]
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Tell him she is 11 years old, she is not one of him subordinates at work, to take his frustrations elsewhere and get a stick out of his ass. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't understand. He's your husband. You say, "Honey, you are being too hard on DD and nitpicking her. Ask her how her day was and talk to her a bit more and stop asking her about her summer reading." [ Reply | More ]
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I'd begin by saying something to the effect of, "I know you want what's best for DD" and let him that that while he can convey his opinions about education and discipline, that he needs to also balance it with positive reinforcement and encourage him to have an actual relationship with DD in addition to only being an authority figure. He should want to have fun and play with his DD too. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] S/O - What is your favourite type of yogurt? Does anyone make yogurt at home? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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i have an electric can opener. What do you think? [ Reply | More ]
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ha! [ Reply | More ]
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plain, natural, prefer full fat with cream on top. yum ! [ Reply | More ]
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What brand? [ Reply | More ]
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I have made yogurt. Tasted the same so gave it up after grad school. [ Reply | More ]
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What is the appeal of yogurt? I try to like it, but is just so sour. [ Reply | More ]
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I love the sour taste of it. [ Reply | More ]
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Wallaby [ Reply | More ]
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The home machines are easy and I like making my own. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] any good movies that I can rent on iTunes (can't do Netflix or Hulu right now) ? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Dozens of em - check it out and have a look :) [ Reply | More ]
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very helpful.not. [ Reply | More ]
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Amazon Prime has many. If you are already a prime member the videos are an added extra. If you have roku box, there are a lot of free channels. EPIX, POPCORN FLIX, CRACKLE etc [ Reply | More ]
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The Grand Budapest Hotel on Amazon Instant Videos [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Would you travel to st Thomas with a 6 week old? How about a 3 month old? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Yes and yes, though maybe not with both! [ Reply | More ]
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good one! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] is there anything more annoying than a sahm posting complaints about her life as a sahm on fb or blog or whatever? if you are that desperate for adult conversation or that sick of mediating fights among your kids or that in need of peace and quiet, there is a perfect solution - go back to work! 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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In general, a good policy to have is not to use social media for complaining. SAHM or otherwise. [ Reply | More ]
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Ehh, I am a WOHM and I find anyone sad who is using FB or other social media as an outlet for complaining about stupid crap. [ Reply | More ]
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Regardless of their work status [ Reply | More ]
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Might I mention the most annoying FB posters I know is an unmarried, childless person who shows how many calories she burned and posts incessantly about her workouts or eating habits. [ Reply | More ]
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How is it any different about someone complaining about their job? Some people like to vent. Says more about you than your facebook friend. [ Reply | More ]
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FU, who do you think you are? You never had a bad day at work????? Why don't you show some compassion and give your husband head [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] De Blasio, the champion of the 99%, is vacationing like a monarch in Capri, enjoying the best of the richest 1% 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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You can believe that the disparity in this country is warped without having to believe that everything has to be equal. I'm pretty left leaning but I have no trouble with their being wealthy and working class. [ Reply | More ]
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Is he spending his money or city money? [ Reply | More ]
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His and hers [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I wish more diaspora jews would enlist in the IDF, so heroic! 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Have you? [ Reply | More ]
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no, but i admire those who did. the american jewry is often pathetic in its tepid defense of israel, eg j street [ Reply | More ]
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Not all of us are Zionists. You're assuming that just because someone is Jewish, that they should fanatically support Israel. [ Reply | More ]
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aipac is the only sensible position for an american jew [ Reply | More ]
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Right. I see what I'm dealing with here. [ Reply | More ]
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dd called me from school yesterday (she's taking summer courses) and told me she wants to join. [ Reply | More ]
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Do you WANT a dead child?!!!! WTF is wrong with you? Or any parent that will allow her DC to join an army. Any army. [ Reply | More ]
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YUCK!!! [ Reply | More ]
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I am a jew and I am so against the Israeli policy. It is an Apartheid [ Reply | More ]
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you are a jew who thinks the need for a jewish homeland is over. i remember history [ Reply | More ]
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I support Israel but don't agree with everything Netanyahu has done. [ Reply | More ]
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ITA [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] How was everyones visiting day? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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[ - ] I love my husband so much. He is so sweet and gentle, and adoring. Man, I just love him, ya know? 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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are you drunk? [ Reply | More ]
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Not drunk, kind of tipsy? Drinking wine!!!!!!! [ Reply | More ]
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Can I join you? About to start - its 3pm and all is well... going to head to the airport early and enjoy the bar :) [ Reply | More ]
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Drunk in love maybe. [ Reply | More ]
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Step away from the bottle. [ Reply | More ]
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Fuck him when he gets home. [ Reply | More ]
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Are you the breadwinner? [ Reply | More ]
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No= [ Reply | More ]
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*No, why? [ Reply | More ]
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how is he hung? [ Reply | More ]
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7.5:) [ Reply | More ]
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Is he a real man or one of those cyber husbands? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] God its so hard to be stuck at work when horny as hell. Crushing on at least 4 guys in my office this afternoon... 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Please. [ Reply | More ]
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said no woman ever [ Reply | More ]
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Visit the bathroom and jerk off. [ Reply | More ]
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said no woman ever [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Do you think that more manly/aggressive women are more likely to give birth to boys, and more feminine women are more likely to have girls? I've noticed this pattern among my friends. 89 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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^^AND YES, I know it's technically the sperm that ultimately determines gender. It's just a strange pattern that I've noticed. [ Reply | More ]
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I think it works the opposite way. [ Reply | More ]
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Technically? [ Reply | More ]
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np: Thank you. [ Reply | More ]
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op. Yes, technically. On a technical level, gender is determined by which sperm (X or Y) fertilizes the egg. My point is that other factors can influence this. [ Reply | More ]
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right. just like a woman's body can expel the fertilized zygote that is the spawn of a legitimate rape. [ Reply | More ]
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op. Don't bring idiotic straw men into this discussion. Ugh. [ Reply | More ]
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pot, meet kettle [ Reply | More ]
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marry me [ Reply | More ]
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yes i have noticed this too. [ Reply | More ]
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Ha no way. [ Reply | More ]
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Nope. [ Reply | More ]
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now is the time to take a biology class or two at your local community college. [ Reply | More ]
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OP. I Said I understand how gender works. But I looked it up and what do you know, some scientists agree with me. Maternal stress determines whether more boys are born than girls. During wartime, more boys are born. Look it up. [ Reply | More ]
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NP - that actually wouldn't make sense because premie girls are more likely to survive/far better than premie boys. In other words, newborn girls are (for whatever reason) more "sturdy" than boys [ Reply | More ]
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IN times of famine, deer mothers give birth to more female young. [ Reply | More ]
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LOL. Maybe that explains why I had a DS while in biglaw and subsequently a DD while SAHM [ Reply | More ]
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So when women are stressed they become "manly/aggressive"? This is your hypothesis? [ Reply | More ]
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No, my point is that certain factors (that we have never considered) can influence gender ratios. Including hormonal levels, which change during times of stress, and may differ according to personality. [ Reply | More ]
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Which again has what all to do with your original stupid theory? [ Reply | More ]
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Can you not read words? [ Reply | More ]
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This is actually the funniest troll on today! Kudos! [ Reply | More ]
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I take it you never learned about the Trivers-Willard hypothesis at YOUR community college. [ Reply | More ]
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No I didn't . Thank you for educating me. lol!. idiot [ Reply | More ]
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Clearly you are the idiot here. [ Reply | More ]
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I learned about this. As a mostly debunked theory. [ Reply | More ]
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OP's theory is based on some science. [ Reply | More ]
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No, it's not. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, high testosterone women are more likely to have sons than average. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, it is. Biology major here (At TT UB-approved college). We studied this in Bio 101. [ Reply | More ]
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People like you are a good example of why women are more inclined to believe in psychics than be good at science. [ Reply | More ]
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lol this [ Reply | More ]
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God this. [ Reply | More ]
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Show me the "science" that supports the idea that "manly-looking" women have more sons. [ Reply | More ]
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You're kidding right? [ Reply | More ]
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Why would you think she's kidding? [ Reply | More ]
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It says "the paper hypothesizes that bigger and taller parents have more sons." I guess in UB land that translates to "manly-looking women"? [ Reply | More ]
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Did a scientific article spook your feminine sensibilities? [ Reply | More ]
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here is the science supporting the idea that global warming is completely driven by the presence of pirates on this earth. signed, pastafarian. https://www.google.com/search?q=stop+global+warming+become+a+pirate&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=9LrOU5y3B9CGyAT5iIHgAw&sqi=2&ved=0CCUQsAQ&biw=1680&bih=949 [ Reply | More ]
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wait, that's crazy... [ Reply | More ]
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but i provided a link to an internet site. so.... [ Reply | More ]
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Must be true. All the people who fall somewhere in the middle (between manly and feminine) produce transgender kids. [ Reply | More ]
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LOL [ Reply | More ]
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Yup. Funny how science hasn't figured this out. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't know that I'm "manly" but in certainly assertive and aggressive. One of each. [ Reply | More ]
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it would make sense, but for each of my friends where this stands, I know another one where it doesn't so I think no. I know women who are not very soft/feminine who have a girl or one of each and I know a woman who is a "pre-school teacher" type who has two boys. [ Reply | More ]
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www.sexratio.com. There might be something to OP's theory, according to some scientists. Google the Trivers-Willard hypothesis [ Reply | More ]
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op. THANK YOU [ Reply | More ]
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Do you know a definition of "hypothesis"? [ Reply | More ]
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It hasn't been disproven, and there is a lot of evidence out there to support it. Educate yourself. [ Reply | More ]
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and by "a lot of evidence" you mean....? [ Reply | More ]
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Look it up. Read the papers. I am not going to do your homework for you. If you want to be ignorant, that's not my problem. [ Reply | More ]
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Love this reply. It means you have NOTHING except maybe an article or two on the net by someone with some silly agenda probably. [ Reply | More ]
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You must be very ignorant. Every time someone introduces a new idea to you, do you demand that they do your homework for you? If so, you must not know very much about anything. [ Reply | More ]
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NO I actually research stuff that interests me. This does not. But thank you. [ Reply | More ]
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Then why are you posting here and demanding evidence? [ Reply | More ]
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Blue pill. [ Reply | More ]
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She's not going to. In her next post she'll be looking for Tarot Mom. [ Reply | More ]
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LOL [ Reply | More ]
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Not me. BTW, it is not nice to post as someone else on your own post just so people think someone agrees with you. [ Reply | More ]
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This is not my post, lady! [ Reply | More ]
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Possibly the dumbest thing I've read on UB. [ Reply | More ]
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Look up Trivers-Willard, moron. [ Reply | More ]
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yeah ok. Look up "sasquatch" online, moron. [ Reply | More ]
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Which says NOTHING about how "feminine" the mother is! [ Reply | More ]
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The Wikipedia article doesn't, but lots of scientists have extrapolated that hormone levels could influence gender ratio in offspring. There are other papers on this subject, I had to read a few as an undergrad bio major at a UB-approved college. [ Reply | More ]
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But again, this would have nothing to do with how feminine the mother was. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes it does, because hormone levels are thought to influence personality. [ Reply | More ]
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You are talking about people's appearances, honey. Not their hormone levels [ Reply | More ]
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op said "manly/aggressive." Aggressiveness is a personality trait, not a physical trait. [ Reply | More ]
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Or "manly". [ Reply | More ]
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Read this then: [ Reply | More ]
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op. Thank you!!!! [ Reply | More ]
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OH I see. The rag dailymail @ UK...Well that is one authority which no one can feasibly deny. [ Reply | More ]
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If "dailymail.co" isn't a reputable source, I don't know what is. [ Reply | More ]
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Many women are dumb at science. You need to read more! [ Reply | More ]
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Hon, this is not science. [ Reply | More ]
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It actually is. [ Reply | More ]
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I have one of each. Am I perfect?! [ Reply | More ]
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YES, you are. [ Reply | More ]
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I knew it! [ Reply | More ]
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I haven't noticed this pattern at all. [ Reply | More ]
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It's a slight tendency, not an actual pattern. [ Reply | More ]
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What do you make od the MANY people who have children of each gender. [ Reply | More ]
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OMG. Do you understand how population averages work? If you take the highest-testosterone women, ON AVERAGE they will have more sons than daughters. That doesn't mean none of them have daughters. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I officially have PPD. I just started counseling but I feel like this awful feeling will never pass. I am not enjoying my new baby at all. Please tell me it gets better. 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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yes yes, it will get better. Hang in there. Good for you for getting help. I did not and was miserably sad for a long time. My friend got help and was able to bond very quickly. And I did too - my ds is the light of my life. It will be OK. And don't listen to people who say "relax and the baby will relax." It is not that easy for everyone. You will be ok, I promise. [ Reply | More ]
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Thank you. I posted below about my 11 week old requiring Allimentum. I'm literally obsessing over this baby's food intake 24/7. She can go hours without eating and then take only 2.5 oz. I need to calm down and relax but it's impossible for me. [ Reply | More ]
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I have maternal depression and therapy helps me. Do you have any help with DB ? Are you able to get any ? Try to do that, having some time to relax, dedicate time to just yourself helps. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, I have a toddler and a Nanny who will watch both DCs when I go back to work. I just started having her spend some time alone with DB and it does help, but I am literally dreading the time that I spend with her. The sad part is that she's a relatively easy baby minus food issues, which are destroying me. [ Reply | More ]
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Have you talked to ped ? Is she doing ok health wise ? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, she's fine. Just gradually reducing her food intake. She's not crying when she eats, just refusing it. [ Reply | More ]
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Is she losing weight? how old and big is she. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't think she has lost weight but I will find out at the next appt. She's 11 wo and 12 lbs. I understand that I should not worry in theory but I still think there should be an explanation when she stops eating! [ Reply | More ]
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What is "maternal depression". [ Reply | More ]
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It gets better. You are doing exactly what you are supposed to be doing. You are taking care of yourself so you can continue caring for your baby. Best of luck to you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:13 PM Flag
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13 years later and looking back. It was sheer hell and now things are fabulous. Keep up with the counseling, take meds if prescribed, and establish a support network of friends and family that you can turn to when you need a hand. This is chemical -- there is no shame in it. It's all temporary if you go about it the right way. GL! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:25 PM Flag
[ - ] Please give me some names of reputable Family attorneys in the Mnahattan area. Single mom here with physical custody and joint custody, but trying to petition for sole custody since the biological dad (my ex-dh) has been out of the picture (his choice) for 5 years now. It will likely be uncontested. Thanks! 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 06:57 PM Flag
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If he is out of the picture why bother spending the money for sole custody. You seem to already have it. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:09 PM Flag
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I can't apply for a passport renewal for her without his signature, etc. Would like to make it official for suture things such as college financial aide etc as well [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:17 PM Flag
[ - ] I am exclusively pumping for my 11 wo daughter but need to return to work soon so would like to start supplementing. The problem is that she has a milk protein sensitivity so I"m stuck with Allimentum, which is truly awful. She already eats like a bird and is very finicky and I'm terrified to introduce this crap to her. I put less than 1 oz in her breastmilk bottle and had to throw it away when she refused it. Any advice? 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 06:57 PM Flag
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You can pump and freeze bm. It keeps for a while. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:10 PM Flag
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I don't have that much supply. I will need to supplement. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:00 PM Flag
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Did you try Good Start by Nestle? I understand it is gentler somewhat. I used that [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:16 PM Flag
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You can try to increase your supply with certain measures if you want: Fenugreek, upping protein and water intake, oats, brewers yeast, mother's milk tea, etc. If not, can you use a soy formula instead of the hypoallergenic allimentum (i agree, that stuff is RANK!) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:07 PM Flag
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I gave her 2 oz of soy formula the other day, and she became super constipated and refused to eat more than 15 oz the following day day. I really feel like it was related. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:09 PM Flag
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It definitely could be related. Good luck. Do you want more info on boosting supply? I had some issues myself. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:11 PM Flag
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and even if I increase supply, I cannot keep up with the pumping once I go back to work. I may be able to do 50% but 100% requires me to pump at least 6x per day, which is difficult because I have a mobile job and am visiting customers and traveling by subway for most of the day. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:11 PM Flag
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This is the one that uses only whey protein, if I understand correctly. NO harm in trying, I suppose. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:10 PM Flag
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can you freeze ? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:00 PM Flag
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I have 4 kids and bf all of them. With the 4th, I ha to supplement, and I hated it. But Babys Only formula is excellent -- you can identify every ingredient. I bought it at the heth food store on 81st and 3rd. I called them lots of times to really understand what's in it. I only supplemented for about 2 months - then managed to get back on breastmilk only plus solids [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:18 PM Flag
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Yes, I used this with my son. The issue is that they are milk-based formulas and she cannot have milk. Most doctors don't recommend soy formula to treat a milk protein allergy either. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:10 PM Flag
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Try to increase your supply with fenugreek, teas, whatever and maybe look into milk bank? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:16 PM Flag
[ - ] anybody ever do lindamood bell program for their child? it's insanely expensive, but ds really struggling with math. any other suggestions for program that helped your child who was signficantly behind in math? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
New York City 07.22.14, 06:55 PM Flag
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I got an idea! Spend 30 min a day going over his math work. I guarantee his grades will improve drastically. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:08 PM Flag
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thanks for the nasty comment. i've invested lots of time in trying to help him. he has a visual processing disorder that makes math very hard for him. we've done vision therapy, and it helped quite a bit, with most visual skills going from 5th percentile to 25% percentile, so now he's prbably more ready to do the work than he was a yr ago, but he's so down about himself and so scared to even try since it's so hard and he knows he's so behind. we need some sort of intensive program with a track record in helping kids with real math issues. i can guarantee you this isn't jsut an issue of a mom looking to get off easy. if you had any clue how much time i spend with him each night on his homework, therapy exercises, etc. shame on you for trying to blame me. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:01 PM Flag
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My dd struggles too - I tried vision therapy did not help a bit - may I ask where you did this? Thank u. And fwiw I've heard great things about the program. I have a tutor that comes twice per week to help her - homework was destroying our relationship. Good luck. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:17 PM Flag
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we've been going to dr andrea thau's office-- we use dr shulman. she's wonderful. has such a positive, upbeat attitude she was able to motivate him to keep trying, which i think is his biggest obstacle right now. he's so down on himself he doesnt want to try. and i totally hear you about it destroying our relationship. it's such a struggle. what have you tried that's helped? we did vision tx for a year now. but since he made so much progress we decided to try and max out our gains and keep going another 6 months. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:12 PM Flag
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I am not trying to be nasty. I had this and did that and it worked. You did not mention any issues with his mental ability in your post! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:17 PM Flag
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And I was not blaming you! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:17 PM Flag
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sorry, guess i am overly sensitive about this! we put everything we've got into this guy! literally-- all our time, and money. we spent about $20000 last yr on his therapy, tutors, etc. happy to do it if we get results, but just want the poor kid to feel good about himself, and dont want to drag him to another program unless i feel confident will yield good results. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:09 PM Flag
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we used them for reading. it had a HUGE impact. can't comment on their math program, but can highly recommend their reading one. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:23 PM Flag
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thanks that's great! how long did you do it for? can you tell me what it cost you in total? how old was your child? did you go daily? sorry for all the questions. dont know anybody who actually did this program. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.22.14, 07:16 PM Flag
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