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Fiancee's father

Started this discussion. Last reply by Drew on Wednesday. 7 Replies

Hi all,My fiancée has a bit of an issue with her father and I was hoping to get some advice on how to best support her through it if possible.The back story is as follows. I met her 5 years ago and…Continue

Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter J Harings III Jul 15. 8 Replies

Hi all,Just a hypothetical I saw on another forum and thought some of you may find interesting.The question is as follows: if you were offered 10 million (of your country's currency) in exchange for…Continue

Some career advice please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Oct 20, 2015. 13 Replies

Hi all,About a year ago I did a post on here about difficulties I was having with finding a job in a law firm.I secured a job as an Admin Assistant with a firm back in November 2014 and have recently…Continue

Career change/alternative career choices?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Penelope Sep 5, 2014. 13 Replies

Hi all,I posted a question a couple of months ago about interviews for 'survival' jobs not related to my degree. I've now some other issues I'd like to get some advice on.For those who didn't see my…Continue

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Drew replied to Drew's discussion Fiancee's father
"Hi all, Thanks for the replies and advice. I don't know the full reasons behind the divorce, I understand there was a big argument while the family were on holiday and when they returned, the divorce proceedings were started. Not sure of the…"
Wednesday
David F. replied to Drew's discussion Fiancee's father
"With a divorce that fresh, he may still be in pain and the holidays will amp that.  He may be burying his stress into work.  My best suggestion is to point out to your beloved that people are twits and he may just be being silly.…"
Monday
Sir replied to Drew's discussion Fiancee's father
"Regarding her feelings:  listen, care, and don't fix her. But if I had an in-law acting strangely, I'd be concerned.  It could mean "No, don't include me, I'm going to be in Malawi herding goats"; "No,…"
Monday
Mongoose replied to Drew's discussion Fiancee's father
"You are certainly correct that there's not enough info for the wife to determine intent and extent. But the emotions she is feeling are still valid emotions (of course). Good point about the red flags. There's a possibility that he may…"
Monday
John Landes replied to Drew's discussion Fiancee's father
"This could be a simple miscommunication.  There isn't enough information here to determine whether there is a definite issue or not.  Is the father actually going to be stateside during Christmas?  Is your fiancee spending the…"
Monday
Vendetta replied to Drew's discussion Fiancee's father
"There isn't much that you can do. Just love her, be a listening ear, and give a shoulder to cry on. "
Monday
Mongoose replied to Drew's discussion Fiancee's father
"I'm sure this truly cut her deeply. It may be better to ask her what you can do to help her feel more supported. Sometimes, just asking how you can help can be supportive in itself. Let her know you are willing to support her. I suspect you are…"
Monday
Drew posted a discussion

Fiancee's father

Hi all,My fiancée has a bit of an issue with her father and I was hoping to get some advice on how to best support her through it if possible.The back story is as follows. I met her 5 years ago and her parents had divorced 2-3 years before that. Since then she has only had sporadic contact with her father, mostly via Facebook, e-mails etc. She only sees him in person a couple of times a year, if that. This is mainly due to his job which takes him all over the world, often at short notice and to…See More
Monday
Peter J Harings III replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"Not even close, I'd take the time, it is precious."
Jul 15
manInTheMaking replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"Life is way too precious.  I'd rather be happy than Rich.  More time with life offers greater opportunity. "
Jul 14
Sir replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"I can think of a ton I can do with 10 years, including hang out with my honey and da boys.  What can I do with $10M?  I already have everything material that I want.  OK, maybe my own island or something.  But worth 10 years?…"
Jul 13
Jack Bauer replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"The only thing money can't buy is time.  I'll take the years, and make the money I make. Also ... I've seen too many stories of lottery winners, athletes or gamblers falling ass-backward into a fortune, and destroying their…"
Jul 13
Vendetta replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"I think I would elect to take the 10 million dollars. I would rather be able to take the time to enjoy a shortened life rather than continue to work away a longer life. Granted 10 million dollars isnt THAT much money these days, but it is…"
Jul 13
Mongoose replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"So I take it the prompt for this is that some pharmaceutical company wants to pay you 10 million dollars to test a lethal dose of some drug which cures some disease but also shortens your life?"
Jul 13
Mongoose replied to Drew's discussion Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?
"Since this is hypothetical, I would like to extend some additional hypothetical rules: If the last 10 years of my life sans money were of failing health or failing quality of life, then in a heartbeat. But if my life would always be filled with that…"
Jul 13
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Hypotheical: 10 million or 10 years?

Hi all,Just a hypothetical I saw on another forum and thought some of you may find interesting.The question is as follows: if you were offered 10 million (of your country's currency) in exchange for 10 years of your life, would you take it? The original version said that you would age 10 years as soon as you got the money but everyone else (if you have kids etc) wouldn't.Would be interested to see people's thoughts on this.See More
Jul 13

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