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Forum: Personal Growth   08-21-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Thank you both Linda and tri 31.  Both of your...

Thank you both Linda and tri 31.  Both of your replies were very thoughtful and useful.  
Forum: Personal Growth   08-21-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By SusanElizabeth
"The body is the faithful servant of the spirit...

"The body is the faithful servant of the spirit it carries".  I love this quote.  I like it much more than anything I've ever heard in AA.  I'm going to try saying this several times before I reach...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-18-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Is there anyone out there who would be willing...

Is there anyone out there who would be willing to share that they have had problems with alcohol abuse, but do not consider themselves an "alcoholic" -- people who don't like the label???  OR, do...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-31-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,835
Posted By SusanElizabeth
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/28/opinion/for-the...

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/28/opinion/for-the-herds-sake-vaccinate.html
 
This was an article from the New York Times 12/28/2011 about people who can't get vaccines because they have leukemia...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-20-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I am totally a believer in going to the...

I am totally a believer in going to the dermatologist.  
 
My kids skin was terrible when they were actively using Proactiv.
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-18-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,345
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Doesn't dance very well.

Doesn't dance very well.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-20-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,969
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by provocativa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by provocativa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15756097)
Hm. Lots of mamas answering here that...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-20-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,969
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I work in Manhattan for a magazine. Although I...

I work in Manhattan for a magazine. Although I always wear make-up and feel uncomfortable without mascara on, I have never encountered a prejudice against women who don't wear make-up. I've never...
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-16-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,024
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I can relate to why someone would do this. My DH...

I can relate to why someone would do this. My DH complains about the cost of EVERYTHING - today we were in the grocery store and he went through this whole - "OMG should I buy this - it's so...
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-16-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,271
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by D_McG...

Quote:
Originally Posted by D_McG http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15741561)
Agree.

This is not infants we're talking...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-21-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,211
Posted By SusanElizabeth
If your husband or lover wanted you to shave...

If your husband or lover wanted you to shave your pubic hair because he likes it better completely shaved - would you do it or do you do it? I won't add my feelings about this, but I'm curious about...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-29-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by captain optimism...

Quote:
Originally Posted by captain optimism http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15455491)
I think you should leave.

The...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-19-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 462
Posted By SusanElizabeth
YES!!!! This past weekend. We were driving...

YES!!!! This past weekend. We were driving upstate to pick up one of my DDs at college, and I get nervous when he drives over 70 mph. I sit there watching the speedometer. I don't see why driving...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-12-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,162
Posted By SusanElizabeth
The things that he's saying sound very blunt and...

The things that he's saying sound very blunt and insensitive. I would think that if he were normally a mean and insensitive person, you would have seen this years ago. The fact that he's saying...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-11-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 843
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by Maine Mama Doula...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Maine Mama Doula http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15394286)
I don't have low self-esteem, but I...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-10-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 843
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by Grace and Granola...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Grace and Granola http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15385219)
ITA! I was raised by a narcissistic...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-30-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 450
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Here are some of the worst responses that I've...

Here are some of the worst responses that I've heard to a woman announcing that she was splitting up with her husband or boyfriend:

"We never liked him. He's so creepy. We all wondered when you...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-30-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 450
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by RollerCoasterMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by RollerCoasterMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15243690)
That's what people said to me....
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-30-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,613
Posted By SusanElizabeth
No I don't trust my husband 100% because I don't...

No I don't trust my husband 100% because I don't trust anyone 100%, including myself. It's a concept I can't even imagine.
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-16-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By SusanElizabeth
http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/ ...

http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/


This is a link to a US government website that helps people who have problems with drinking evaluate their drinking in a realistic way. I realize that...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-10-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,088
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by mamakah...

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Originally Posted by mamakah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15169108)
For example, my dh has also told me that...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-10-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By SusanElizabeth
I would let her get the subscription. Sometimes...

I would let her get the subscription. Sometimes forbidding things backfires and just makes them seem more attractive. When I was a teenager, I knew a guy who loved James Bond novels and his mother...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-10-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,088
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by sunnmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sunnmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15167785)
I 100% agree with the bolded, and included...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-10-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,088
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by sunnmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sunnmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15167064)
You don't believe that there are ever lines...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-10-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,088
Posted By SusanElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by *MamaJen*...

Quote:
Originally Posted by *MamaJen* http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15158985)
I've been really hesitant to post in this...
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