"I would love to get this thread going ... there are many places in the US that need "settlers' in small towns. Many small towns that are great places are being depopulated as it is hard for people to figure out how to make a living. Rocco…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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
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I still love to play video games and act like a kid sometimes.....I love good food, good conversation and a lot of laughing!
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, The Last Lecture.........anything uplifting or empowering.
Clint Eastwood movies........old war movies.......historical movies...........Anything by Robert Rodriguiz or Quenton Tarantino
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"Locker rooms and bathrooms should be treated like penis bathrooms and vagina bathrooms. Someone suggested that earlier too but I forgot who. If you're pre surgery trans use the corresponding bathroom. Post surgery, you can switch bathrooms to…"
"We can only hypothesize as to why adults with families to raise stay in an entry level position. By choice? They choose to be lazy? I'm sure some of them are. Nobody is forcing them to stay there. So CA lawmakers' solution is to reward…"
"Good article, Sir. He makes the point I'm trying to make as well. The people who work minimum wage jobs should not be settling on them as a career. If you're single and can make it work, fine. But if you choose to stay in a minimum…"
A few months ago there was an article about how to be the perfect party guest. One of the points proposed involved men always being ready and prepared with good conversation. This group is a place to post current events and talking points.See More