David Arbelaez
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Retroactive jealousy

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Arbelaez Jan 8, 2013. 132 Replies

I am not sure if this has been discussed in this forum. It is a rather difficult topic for me to bring up because in my pursuit to become a better man, I feel I need to somehow deal with this in a…Continue

 

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David Arbelaez replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"It's interesting to come back here after all this time. It is true that time heals alot. What I do notice that hasn't changed are the hijackers on this site. David"
Jan 8, 2013
Eric replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"I wonder if you didn't have an idea that she was 'experienced' prior to your marriage. Is it the exact number of partners that bothers you the most? 10, 20 or 25, how were things between you before you heard the magic…"
Aug 29, 2011
DecadentGent replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"Alright there David,   If you led a similar path before to your wife then I doubt it would be an issue for that you couldn't come to terms with.   I made a pact with myself what to me is acceptable in a fiancee' history…"
Aug 11, 2011
Todd Serveto replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"David---this topic comes up now and again, and I'm going to tell you what I honestly believe, even though it might not be popular in our current cultural climate. Sex is like fire--contained within its proper boundaries, it's…"
Aug 6, 2011
Titus Techera replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"Yeah, so far as I know, Mexicans are rather Catholic and lean conservative, but I've seen the occasional Mexican hipster girl. If anything redeems the forlorn species of hipsters, that kind of girl will. But I digress. Your kids are going to be…"
Aug 6, 2011
Titus Techera replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"Shane, I opposed conservative to promiscuous, which is clever, if obvious. -- Everyone is a liberal in the picture. But when sex and drama start, liberalism disappears: it is useless. Shame is the word you are looking for when you talk of chastity…"
Aug 6, 2011
Jacob Bauer replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"I hope it's a good prize.   My girlfriend's family is Mexican, so no surprises there as far as religious affiliation goes. No moralizing other than some occasional mumbo-jumbo about how lonely and sad a world without God…"
Aug 6, 2011
Shane replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"Conservatism is not used here in the political sense, but rather the vanilla flavored ice cream sense, do we need mint chocolate chip to live a flavor filled life?  Nope.  But, I like it.    That Alyssa does not try to persuade…"
Aug 5, 2011
Titus Techera replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"I agree, the man turned coward. But I do not agree that his conservatism was a problem, because I do not agree that her promiscuity was a good thing. Had she been a happy woman, then Holden might have felt like her love or company or example would…"
Aug 5, 2011
Shane replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"I agree, there is no character arch.  But then, such is life.  Which makes for poor story, but powerful example.  We either learn, or not, from our experiences.  Yet it is our experiences which make us who we are.  Even if…"
Aug 5, 2011
Shane replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"Indeed."
Aug 5, 2011
Titus Techera replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"That just invites repartee. And a gentleman does not kibbitz this sort of thing-"
Aug 5, 2011
Titus Techera replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"That much is true. But democracy's a bitch, isn't it?"
Aug 5, 2011
Shane replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"My camera phone was within reach.  Without so much as a shifting of positions."
Aug 5, 2011
Shane replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"The number one cause of divorce is not infidelity.  We understand this."
Aug 5, 2011
Titus Techera replied to David Arbelaez's discussion Retroactive jealousy
"Obliged her on the spot is new to me. Yeah, it will do."
Aug 5, 2011

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