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01/13/2012
Relatives and Inheritance Many years ago, when I was around 8 or 9 years of age, my mom took in my 'aunt' (much further relation then that) in her last years of life. She was a lovely old lady whom I liked very much. More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - Family, Relationships, Relatives, Response to a Comment
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01/12/2012
Sometimes the Mistakes of Your Youth Cannot be Undone I have been an avid listener for years, and it has helped me survive a lot in my life. I wish I had listened in my youth. My lesson is for young people. More >>

Tags: Abuse, Marriage, spousal abuse
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01/12/2012
Maintenance I am where I am now because of you and a dear friend along the way of 11 years. I found myself slipping lately due to the economy and my career. So, I thrust my head into my books hunting for Bad Childhood - Good Life. More >>

Tags: Bad Childhood - Good Life, Bad Childhood-Good Life, Health
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01/11/2012
Leaving Your Child to Return to Work - A How-to Guide The following malarkey was taken from a work-distributed newsletter: More >>

Tags: Morals, Ethics, Values, Parenting, SAHM stay-at-home mom, Values
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01/10/2012
Shutting Off the Power Recently we visited our son in New York and met his fiancée and her 3 children. They have since married. While we were there, an earthquake occurred (the one in Virginia by Wash. DC) and then Hurricane Irene came ashore. More >>

Tags: Family/Relationships - Family, Relationships, Relatives
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01/10/2012
Exercise and The New Year I am 42. I am 5'1" tall and weigh about 165. I have weighed this all my life, on average. My lowest weight was 125 pounds 21 years ago just before my wedding. I think my highest was about 192 back in 2006, a couple of years after I quit my job to stay at home with my son. More >>

Tags: Eat Less-Move More, Exercise, Health
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01/09/2012
Bad Childhood, Great Life I am a product of an affair my mother had on her first husband. I have 12 half brothers and sisters, but only grew up knowing 3 of them (the three from her first marriage). My mother divorced and remarried my step father when I was 4. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-Parent, Bad Childhood - Good Life, Bad Childhood-Good Life, Family/Relationships - Adult Child/Parent, Family/Relationships - Family, Health, Morals, Ethics, Values, Relatives
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01/09/2012
I Learned About Men from Dr. Laura and Geishas When I was a young single adult I read a book about geishas. I wondered why a man would pay so much money for one evening. The highly paid geishas in the book were interesting conversationalists and playful in whatever room they were in. More >>

Tags: Marriage
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01/06/2012
Why Men Cheat is Also Why Men Marry This husband has simple reasons why men cheat on their wives... More >>

Tags: intimacy, Marriage, Response to a Comment, Sex
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01/06/2012
Try to Remember the Kind of 'December'... I'm a hospice volunteer and I paid my weekly visit to my 101 year old patient last Friday. Her son was visiting from the east coast with his wife and we were soon joined by his wife's son, wife and 3 year old little girl. More >>

Tags: Behavior, Christmas, Family/Relationships - Family, Gratitude, Holidays, Memories, Relationships, Relatives
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