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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-28-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
Again, thanks! It really helps to get feedback,...

Again, thanks! It really helps to get feedback, perspective, advice and reality checks from awesome mamas who have blended their families.
 
I finally just asked him to stop pressuring me. And...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-25-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
Thanks for continuing this journey with me....

Thanks for continuing this journey with me. Yeah, his pursuit is unrelenting. And I don't trust it.

I have been alone. It's not like I have to have this relationship. I am really enjoying...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-24-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
Thanks mamas! You have such insight and...

Thanks mamas! You have such insight and experience to share. I am going to check out the book recommend.
 
Every time we talk now, he apologizes up and down for hurting me and he says that he...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-24-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
Holy crap! I broke it off two weeks ago and have...

Holy crap! I broke it off two weeks ago and have been holding firm. He has consistently been pledging love and saying he'll walk through fire. He tells me he has been using cognitive behavioral...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   08-11-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By emma_goldman
Wow, this recommendation is a keeper. Thanks!!!

Wow, this recommendation is a keeper. Thanks!!!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-10-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
lack of humility and personal insight and a...

lack of humility and personal insight and a general immaturity.This is what is coming out as I've been trying to discuss my hesitation with him. :( He's been trying to turn things on me -saying that...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-09-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
Thanks, it's so true. I'm going to get really...

Thanks, it's so true. I'm going to get really good at detecting these things early.
 
And a dating committee is such a good idea -I've got RL friends listening to me about these kinds of...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   08-09-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By emma_goldman
Thanks so much!! Will def. use your info.

Thanks so much!! Will def. use your info.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-09-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
Thanks all,   I probably blew it out of...

Thanks all,
 
I probably blew it out of proportion a little bit -it's low grade grumpiness and snippiness, but I don't want it! any of it.
 
It helps to have validation to follow through with...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   08-08-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By emma_goldman
Hi all!   I'm looking for a dentist that...

Hi all!
 
I'm looking for a dentist that uses less toxic materials and/or a conservative (maybe wait and see?) approach.
 
Thanks!!!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-08-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,774
Posted By emma_goldman
Hi all,   I have been getting serious with a...

Hi all,
 
I have been getting serious with a guy who is a dad. The problem: he's high strung. He'll get grumpy and snippy with me. He complains quite often about others and situations. If he is...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-04-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,001
Posted By emma_goldman
I started to wonder if she's resenting the fact...

I started to wonder if she's resenting the fact that she has to buy gifts for your DCs to reciprocate?
Forum: Single Parenting   11-05-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By emma_goldman
Yeah, that's the hard part: I want him to go and...

Yeah, that's the hard part: I want him to go and be happy. He has been hysterical. It's so hard to see!

Yeah, I think the 5pm hour is difficult. Thanks for the encouragement!
Forum: Single Parenting   11-05-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By emma_goldman
Had to drop him off again today, but he was...

Had to drop him off again today, but he was fine. I guess he's getting bribed by his dad with Halloween candy now!?! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Single Parenting   11-05-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By emma_goldman
TIA for any help! DS, 4 and 1/2, has...

TIA for any help!

DS, 4 and 1/2, has started to cry and cling and wants to run away when he is supposed to see his dad. He talks about hating his dad. They are together EOW, one afternoon a week,...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By emma_goldman
oh boy, yes, that's how my son was. you can...

oh boy, yes, that's how my son was. you can explain to your son that there are no more chi-chis until the sun comes up -only water.

hang in there. I tried leaving my son at that age with someone...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   09-27-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By emma_goldman
Hey LizzieQ! I'd love to have your ped's name,...

Hey LizzieQ! I'd love to have your ped's name, too!

Thanks!
Forum: Single Parenting   05-17-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By emma_goldman
yes, we've been through this! make all your...

yes, we've been through this! make all your communication through email and if he says anything, say "send me an email"
Forum: Single Parenting   05-15-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,716
Posted By emma_goldman
did i miss something sugarmoon? are you and...

did i miss something sugarmoon? are you and Jester now FWB?

If not, consider telling Scrabble that you WANT to be FWB with Jester!?!
Forum: Single Parenting   05-15-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By emma_goldman
oh wow! how wonderful! thanks for sharing this...

oh wow! how wonderful! thanks for sharing this wonderful news with us!
Forum: Single Parenting   05-15-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,716
Posted By emma_goldman
Quote: Another one I think we should steal...

Quote:
Another one I think we should steal from Dan Savaage and his awesome love advice (SavageLove podcast for free on iTunes every week), is "GGG" which means 'Good, Giving, and Game' but that is...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-08-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 9,716
Posted By emma_goldman
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jo...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: i love this "tribe"

"dating" BF for about 8 months now (!). Things are getting WAY hotter and passionate for me and for him....
Forum: Single Parenting   05-06-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By emma_goldman
I've done that in my state, too, with no...

I've done that in my state, too, with no problems. Maybe try posting on MDC tribal area for a SAHM in your locale who may want to take on your DC?
Forum: Single Parenting   04-19-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By emma_goldman
Yay! Deepest congrats on the happy ending....

Yay! Deepest congrats on the happy ending. Thanks for sharing your story!
Forum: Single Parenting   04-19-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By emma_goldman
yes, how did it go? I can relate. sometimes i...

yes, how did it go? I can relate. sometimes i STILL bawl my head off after dropping my son off, and he just turned 4.
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