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« Reply #60 on: December 07, 2014, 09:36:38 AM »

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”

― Socrates
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« Reply #61 on: December 07, 2014, 09:41:08 AM »

"The Chelsea manager will blame the performance of the ball boys when their team annually lose at Newcastle United."

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« Reply #62 on: December 17, 2014, 04:06:31 AM »


Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.  —Unknown

Apologies to the forum; I felt the need to re-post this given my strong feelings about it. During the worst times of my life, my family (except my kids, but I try not to lean on them because of their youth) has never been there for me. My true friends have.
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« Reply #63 on: December 17, 2014, 04:32:03 AM »

No need to apologize, Kathleen.  It appears that your kids have vintaged well for their age.
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« Reply #64 on: December 17, 2014, 04:49:35 AM »

Apologies to the forum; I felt the need to re-post this given my strong feelings about it. During the worst times of my life, my family (except my kids, but I try not to lean on them because of their youth) has never been there for me. My true friends have.

And we will continue to be here. You are doing the right thing for your kids. I was "leaned on" as a teenager and the older I get the more I realize that I was a really anxious kid a lot of the time because of it.
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« Reply #65 on: December 17, 2014, 07:21:34 PM »



Thanks, Kelley and Barry. Last night was just tough. Having trouble with a particular family member (my sister) who has been holding a years-long grudge even after I have apologized twice for my actions. Thank goodness I have some great friends here in ND, and on this forum, to hold me up when things get so horrible.

I should let my sister's unkind behavior just roll off my back, but I haven't mastered that yet.
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« Reply #66 on: December 18, 2014, 03:46:45 AM »

I should let my sister's unkind behavior just roll off my back, but I haven't mastered that yet.

I think you've done all that you can. It's up to her now. But if I had the chance to talk to her I would tell her why holding a grudge against a sibling is one of the worst mistakes a person can ever make.
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« Reply #67 on: December 18, 2014, 04:29:14 AM »

Apologies and forgiveness work the same. They both let YOU off the hook!
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« Reply #68 on: December 18, 2014, 05:26:25 AM »

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« Reply #69 on: December 18, 2014, 11:33:59 AM »


'The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter.'

— Sam Spade

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