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Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-07-2016, 04:16 PM
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Posted By contactmaya
Yes, I was wondering how she gets on with her...

Yes, I was wondering how she gets on with her brother in frantic search of a girlfriend (maybe her indifference to boyfriends is a reaction to him). I also wondered why you didnt mention any of her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-29-2016, 05:04 PM
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Posted By contactmaya
What you are saying is so true, and all the more...

What you are saying is so true, and all the more reason I am slightly worried about my sons' extensive use of the ipad.
There is no back yard, nowhere for them to go in winter, aside from the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-26-2016, 03:52 PM
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Posted By contactmaya
Really interesting point....actually, I was just...

Really interesting point....actually, I was just reading today that ASD and NPD can appear remarkably similar but one crucial difference is that narcs willfully manipulate others whereas those with...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-26-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 209
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Posted By contactmaya
Why are you so sensitive to this? The OP's son...

Why are you so sensitive to this? The OP's son might take offence, you can never tell a narcissist directly that you think they are a narcissist. Would a mother be offended and find this...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-24-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,653
Posted By contactmaya
I agree that teenagers like their toddler cohorts...

I agree that teenagers like their toddler cohorts can be narcisistic. But I think its possible to distinguish narcissistic traits that any of us may have (for eg. being ambitious, self...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-24-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 209
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Posted By contactmaya
No disagreement there. I assumed the websites...

No disagreement there. I assumed the websites mentioned were age specific. No, I wouldnt want my kid on a site intended for adults.
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-23-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By contactmaya
Btw, I know someone who felt compelled to...

Btw, I know someone who felt compelled to repeatedly reject playdates at their place because they had bedbugs.....
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-23-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By contactmaya
Yes it can be hurtful. The best thing is to take...

Yes it can be hurtful. The best thing is to take the initiative and invite them over. You make all the compromises etc. For some people, playdates with their children are more important. I have one...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-23-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,653
Posted By contactmaya
In defense of Taincourt, there's nothing in...

In defense of Taincourt, there's nothing in particular about this or her other posts that show propensity for off judgement. Of course, people can disagree on things. Personally, I think a 17yo is...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-23-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 209
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Posted By contactmaya
Yep. Spot on. Now the whole situation in this...

Yep. Spot on. Now the whole situation in this thread makes more sense to me....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-22-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,653
Posted By contactmaya
I was reminded of this thread when researching...

I was reminded of this thread when researching Narcissism as a personality disorder.
"Narcissists may become disillusioned with their treatment and give up seeing it as a waste of time because...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-14-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By contactmaya
I think those feelings of melancholy and sadness...

I think those feelings of melancholy and sadness are natural. I have teared up at times thinking about the baby/toddler years which are really so special, and all consuming. My kids are now 7 and 10...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-14-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
I really appreciate you acknowledging my position...

I really appreciate you acknowledging my position and that of others. I also appreciate that you are looking at both sides.

Im not sure if you have read all of the posts, but I think the more...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-14-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
My opinion here, I felt like most of the posters...

My opinion here, I felt like most of the posters were pretty gracious, myself in particular. I really felt like I was going out of my way to be understanding when my instincts were telling me...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-13-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By contactmaya
Yes. Can relate....

Yes. Can relate....
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-13-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By contactmaya
I dont think you have seen the movie. It is the...

I dont think you have seen the movie. It is the opposite of sexist. It is refreshing in that for the first time, a commercial cartoon centers around love other than romantic boy girl love (yawn)....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-13-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
Im going to take this opportunity to thank you...

Im going to take this opportunity to thank you for being here!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-11-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
Agreed with everything you said. Ok, that kind of...

Agreed with everything you said. Ok, that kind of makes me understand better-the intent was to share something the OP was excited about, not necessarily to ask questions of other members.

A first...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-11-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
Thanks for answering my question. Sex...

Thanks for answering my question.

Sex positive means viewing sex in a positive light in contrast to the sex negative messages found in mainstream attitudes towards sex in general and especially...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-10-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
Why cant she just address my concerns then? ...

Why cant she just address my concerns then?

Im sorry you had that experience. posting for the first time. This is a pro extended breastfeeding website and you wont find that in many places. I am...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-09-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
What exactly was your intention when giving your...

What exactly was your intention when giving your daughter a vibrator and publicizing it on a forum? Is that really about open communication? If so, are there absolutely no doubts in your mind that...
Forum: Elimination Communication   01-07-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By contactmaya
My first was at 9mths. My second was at a few...

My first was at 9mths. My second was at a few days and my third, was also at a few days after birth. With my third, I actually intended to use diapers at first, for a little while, and then just felt...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-01-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 7,653
Posted By contactmaya
I dont want to hurt anyone's feelings here, but...

I dont want to hurt anyone's feelings here, but the topic of this thread is really silly.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-30-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,831
Posted By contactmaya
I found this today and thought of this thread: ...

I found this today and thought of this thread:
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/02/20/us/doubters-fault-theory-finding-earlier-puberty.html
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-30-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,281
Posted By contactmaya
I want to add that some posts are more blatant...

I want to add that some posts are more blatant than others. Where there is no genuine questioning or doubt, where the intention seems to be to gloat on some sexual aspect of adolesence rather than...
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