Rocco Vallerand
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  • Webster, NY
  • United States
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Rocco Vallerand's Discussions

Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Bauer Aug 9, 2015. 10 Replies

Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter

Started this discussion. Last reply by James L Jul 11, 2010. 11 Replies

Daughter has first boyfriend!

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Jack Bauer replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"Yep.  Wisdom is recognizing when you're fighting above your weight class.  Get help from somebody that's done this before. JB"
Aug 9, 2015
Rick Shelton replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"Professional counseling for both of you.  Family counseling may be of some help as it isn't solely one-on-one with your daughter.  You also need someone to talk to about what you're going through and help you with your emotions…"
Aug 8, 2015
Todd Serveto replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"Rocco, Don't apologize for being angry and frustrated---you're entitled to those feelings.  From my perspective, it seems that you and your daughter have developed a pattern here.  You both have a role to play in this…"
Aug 7, 2015
Paul MacAlindin replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"Yup."
Aug 7, 2015
Sir replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"You need expert opinion -- not ours."
Aug 7, 2015
David F. replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"You don’t need a clinical diagnosis to take actions that work for depression. The leading research is showing connections to vitamin defines, gut health and exercise.   Nutrition: Take 3,000 units vitamin D, Nordic Naturals Complete Omega…"
Aug 7, 2015
Rocco Vallerand replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"First off, I wanted to thank everyone who has shared so far. I am humbled by the great and heartfelt responses I have read thus far. I know its hard to really gauge someone's life by a short post. Many factors are definitely involved. I feel…"
Aug 7, 2015
Penelope replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"Her therapist should have good opinions on all this. I assume you're paying for that, that it's through your insurance. Have her sign a waiver so you can get info from the therapist. Also, even if she won't sign a waiver, know that…"
Aug 7, 2015
R. Max replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"Wow, that's heavy. I've never cut, gone to a hospital for really anything. So I can't claim to know what that's like. But I am a teenager who's been through *slightly* more than the norm amount of issues. I've also…"
Aug 6, 2015
Paul MacAlindin replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?
"Wow. That's an incredibly challenging position. I'm not a dad or a husband, and I couldn't put myself in your shoes even if I were.  When I was a kid, growing up in a challenging environment, I built my resilience up through my…"
Aug 6, 2015
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Aug 6, 2015
Rocco Vallerand posted a discussion

Lazy Kid or Depressed? When do you worry?

I have been a single dad for most of my daughters' life. She is 18 now and for the past 5 years, it has been an unbelievably hard road. After the sudden loss of her grandmother (my mother back in 2009) she started cutting herself. I have, on several occasions, had to bring her to the hospital for either stitches or for suicidal ideation. It's been hell. After a few years of regular counseling (which she still goers to once a week), and medication, she has been able to curb the cutting and her…See More
Aug 6, 2015
Henry H. replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Cross Post : Best Place To Live? in the group Country Life & Self Sufficiency
"Live in MO, just returned from hiking in CO.  What the heck am I doing here?"
Jul 15, 2015

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Interests
Teddy Roosevelt, Movies, Internet, nature, writing, learning to be a better man.
I still love to play video games and act like a kid sometimes.....I love good food, good conversation and a lot of laughing!
Books
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, The Last Lecture.........anything uplifting or empowering.
Movies
Clint Eastwood movies........old war movies.......historical movies...........Anything by Robert Rodriguiz or Quenton Tarantino
Music
Good 'ol Country, Swing, Jazz, R&B, Hip Hop, Rock, New Age, Classical, Top 40
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Reality is relative

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At 9:29am on December 30, 2014, Henry H. said…

Thanks for adding me as a friend.  Doing well  here - reviewing 2014 and planning 2015.  You?

At 8:40am on May 31, 2010, James Halcomb said…
Happy bday
At 2:47pm on May 7, 2010, James Matheus Guy said…
Both this and your comment on my man-cave are greatly appreciated. You are most kind!
At 11:47am on April 21, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Welcome to The Great Debate, Rocco. Great to have you with us!
At 11:33pm on April 13, 2010, Sasha said…
Rocco, thank you for adding me. I hope to catch you on line in some of the discussions.
At 4:10pm on February 20, 2010, Sir said…
Welcome aboard!
At 10:08am on May 24, 2009, thehuhman said…
Hi Roc, Welcome to the Manly Mentors Group.
 
 
 

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Jack Bauer replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"My logic is that if you're offended by that, you're easily offended. You ought to look up "ironic".  Irony is being offended by somebody thinking you're easily offended.  It isn't being disappointed by…"
32 minutes ago
Steve Dallas replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"Your logic says that if you become offended, then you are easily offended. You were easily offended by the Santorum joke. Which is both ironic and funny. "
40 minutes ago
Sir replied to Sir's discussion US Presidential primaries in the group The Great Debate
"http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2016/02/08/new-hampshire-will-go-down-as-place-where-hillary-clintons-campaign-lost-its-way.html?intcmp=sem_outloud Predictions are a dime a dozen, but this makes sense.  tl;dr:  Clinton posed as an enemy of…"
48 minutes ago
Sam K replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"There might be a better word than "flatulent".Notice how "oink (oi)" refers to a pig snorting for example.(On the same note an actual pig oinking doesn't particularly sound like the word "oink however)."
50 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"You lost me early, and it got worse from there.  Not sure I followed well enough to fully respond. Women aren't too weak to hear bad language.  People who think women aren't too weak to hear bad language aren't weak --…"
1 hour ago
Sam K replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"But, I was answering to your strange notion that certain sounds (phonemes (not directly related to body processes) have certain meanings that cross cultures.  They don't. That's an assertion but most evidence I've seen makes me…"
1 hour ago
Steve Dallas replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"Your logic makes my head hurt. If you claim that woman isn't weak, you are displaying that you are sensitive and weak, therefor you are proving that in fact women are weak and can't be cussed around because they got offended/sensitive…"
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Longarm replied to Longarm's discussion Guitar Rig! in the group The Guitar = Manly
"A shot after church.  Board Progression: Added chorus pedal. (not that anyone cares)"
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