"It is rough. My 2 cents:
1) I think the drinking is a bad idea. It numbs the pain temporarily, but doesn't actually fix the problem. And it can lead to other problems, especially if you make big decisions under the…"
"Well, I do agree that it can not be a "neutral" symbol. But then neither can the flag of the United States, the flag of another country, a state flag, the cross, the hammer & sickle, or the Chicago Bulls emblem. That's…"
"I don't know if Aotearoa has the same issues with the trades that we are dealing with here in the States, but look at mikeroweworks.com
He's got a bunch of stuff about how the skilled trades can be a great career. People are going to…"
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"What does the young man think?
It sounds to me like your focus is where it should be - on helping the boys grow and develop into good young men. But how are the boys responding? Is the kid in question responding well, is…"
"I kind of agree and kind of disagree.
You need to take care of yourself as far not bringing problems into the relationship. Never completely possible, of course. But things like learning to handle money instead of just depending of the…"
"Much like Muir above, I think you are at different stages. (Keep in mind that this diagnosis is based on very limited information, so take it for what it is worth.)
It sounds like he wants a "full-on" relationship, with you as a…"
"Yes, is the difference that they are bullying you for your Christianity?
And does the bullying affect your ability to learn and gain from the class? Especially, does the teacher allow or support the bullying?"
"My wife is a big fan of the kind that cuts from the side, so that there isn't a sharp edge. We have a hand crank version, but I know there are electric versions out there if you, or the intended recipient, prefer."
"Actually the P-38 is larger than the P-51. And while the P-51 is faster and has a longer range, I'm not sure that would make it easier. :)
Unless you meant these two. In which case you are probably right."
"Most - Getting to re-experience all the wonders of childhood. Not boy specific, but having a mini-you adds just a bit to the fun. Especially Legos.
Least - Cleaning the bathroom. Hated it when I shared a bathroom with brothers,…"
"You may be over-analyzing, but you certainly aren't the only one in that situation.
I totally understand about the shoes. One thing that helps(?) me spend the money on nicer shoes is to think of dress shoes as tools for my job. …"
"Still copying and pasting - rather than providing your own thoughts?
Google search: Results are interesting. A lot of people use your exact same words, in their entirety.
What is the point of this? I'll allow this one, because…"
"That does give a little bit more credence to what you're saying but what you're saying also isn't terribly relevant. There's no re-doing November 8th.
On the other hand, Fox News released a poll that shows that…"