Matthew L Weiss
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How do you reel her in?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JonEdanger May 30, 2013. 21 Replies

My wife and I are first time homebuyers and have just locked in a closing date. We're very excited to finally get out of my in-laws basement and have our own home. We have enough furniture to furnish…Continue

Umbrellas ok?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Native Son May 25, 2013. 20 Replies

Is it appropriate for a man to carry and use an umbrella? I keep a simple, black, compact umbrella in the car for heavy down pours. On my way from my full-time job to my part-time I got caught in a…Continue

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Sorry Doesn't Cut It

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick H May 20, 2013. 21 Replies

What do you do when saying I'm Sorry doesn't cut it anymore? She just doesn't believe you, and needs to see you're sorry. Is there a way to show you're sorry without it taking weeks to prove you're…Continue

 

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Jack Bauer replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"True.  Freudian?  Clearly I don't write about horse-riding very much.   I'm sure its not "reel", though.  Heh. JB"
May 30, 2013
Buck Johnson replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"Actually, it should be rein.  Reign only applies if he wants to lord it over her. ;-)"
May 30, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"For what its worth, you meant "reign" her in.  I keep reading "reel her in", and thinking you're trying to snag a girl ... not control her spending.  JB"
May 30, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"If you get points on the cards, it isn't always a bad thing to use the cards. Just make sure you pay them off as soon as you use them. The points add up to some great things.  In the last few years it has taken care of a couple car rentals…"
May 30, 2013
David F. replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"Get a project binder it will help her have a place for her lists and planning. "
May 29, 2013
Matthew L Weiss replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"We ended up finding a really nice kitchen table and chairs for $50 at a tag sale!"
May 29, 2013
Matthew L Weiss replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"I was able to talk her out of credit cards and we are only using cash. It's just a matter of explaining that not everything needs to be done at once and we can do small projects one at a time. We've talked a bit more about it and I've…"
May 29, 2013
Matthew L Weiss replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"Almost three years, and we've been together for ten"
May 29, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"Paint it before you move in.   Let her do several things to "mark" it as her house. Trust me, this is very important to her. The paint is going to be the easiest thing. After that, you can also do stuff like hardware on the cabinets…"
May 29, 2013
Will replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"Paint is cheap. I got my outdoor furniture at yard sales.  One cargo-furniture set that I had reupholstered. But if money is very very tight, things can be put off."
May 29, 2013
David F. replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"We did what you are discussing. To some degree we over spent.  My suggestion is to get the basics then go room by room project by project.  Get a book draft out the rooms. Then fill the pages with color options and ideas and then calculate…"
May 29, 2013
Sam Williams replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion How do you reel her in?
"My wife made our house look amazing at a pretty decent savings by patiently shopping for mistints at good quality paint stores. Call around to see what's available. How long have you been married?"
May 28, 2013
Native Son replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion Umbrellas ok?
"Not to mention currently illegal in a whole lot of places..."
May 25, 2013
Lawless replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion Umbrellas ok?
"I definitely prefer an umbrella over getting soaking wet in the rain! I have several different types, for example, a nice London Fog one in a carrying bag complete with a shoulder strap, a more traditional cane style one with hook handle, and a…"
May 25, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion Umbrellas ok?
"My former sister-in-law used to live in Seattle.  She said she used to think it rained all the time there.  She later said she'd never even seen rain until she moved to Houston.  If you're not drenched from head-to-toe…"
May 24, 2013
Nathanael replied to Matthew L Weiss's discussion Umbrellas ok?
"As I noted, this is a regional difference.  However, as someone who moved from the NW to the east coast, there are reasons umbrellas are used out here.  1.  While it doesn't rain as much, such rain as there is is often…"
May 24, 2013

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"I'm saying that because your upper body is leaning back and to your right as if you've recoiled in fear from something in front of you. Not a powerful position. I'm not sure you really want to try to equate power with your size.…"
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Alan Robertson replied to Alan Robertson's discussion Getting Back into the habit of exercising. Any tips for getting back into the groove? (MUCH BETTER TITLE)
"I can certainly appreciate the advice that says "Find something you enjoy doing" but that isn't always as easy as it sounds.  Sometimes there are barriers to beginning new hobbies. Sometimes that is a financial threshold to be…"
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