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    She did finally email me the DVD... I still have...

    She did finally email me the DVD... I still have her stuff...
    And I DID say sorry first, MANY times...
    I still have her stuff...
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    It's hard to let go when someone leaves a present...

    It's hard to let go when someone leaves a present at your front door with a note that to the uneducated would seem nothing is wrong... followed by a phone call 10 days later which again, to the...
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    Thanks everyone! If it was a HUGE party this...

    Thanks everyone! If it was a HUGE party this wouldn't be a problem, but technically there's only 10 of us. The birthday person and my former friend have been friends for 20 years, so they have more...
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    Would it be rude not to attend party?

    Just got invited to a surprise party to celebrate the milestone birthday (40!) of a friend of mine. My former friend is also invited and is going. I really don't want to run into her. My husband says...
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    Looks like that's correct... look at this website...

    Looks like that's correct... look at this website and look at the phrases..
    BBC Languages - Talk Greek
  6. Question: Am I pregnant?

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    The only way to tell for sure is with a pregnancy...

    The only way to tell for sure is with a pregnancy test, which you can do in the privacy of your own home. This way you won't drive yourself crazy wondering.
    Good luck!
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    Thanks Chuff... you summed it all up quite...

    Thanks Chuff... you summed it all up quite nicely.
    Yes, my friend was going through a really rough time and I was "her rock" (her words, not mine), cheerleader, goofy side kick, you name it. Then...
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    UPDATE: I got a phone call this afternoon saying...

    UPDATE:
    I got a phone call this afternoon saying "I've been thinking about you a lot", "I'll try calling you tomorrow"... luckily my phone was in the car...
    I don't get it... the message I got...
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    Chuff hit the nail in the head as far as I'm...

    Chuff hit the nail in the head as far as I'm concerned... a few months ago I would have made an attempt to another talk and would have immediately called to express my thanks... over the weekend I...
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    Thank you all for your good advice... I really...

    Thank you all for your good advice... I really don't want to "push" myself back into the friendship. I'm afraid I'll just get hurt, again. I wish I could tell her how much her actions have hurt me...
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    Gift Horses and Friendships

    Today, in the mail, a present arrived from the friend that with no explanation left my life 6 months ago and has not returned phone calls and emails for just as long. All contact has been business...
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    Am I a terrible person?

    My former best friend still has one of my daughter's DVD's. I came to the realization last night that I'd rather spring the $20.00 for a new DVD than to email/call/go over there to retrieve the old...
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    Oh... and I've tried to talk about what went...

    Oh... and I've tried to talk about what went wrong... all I got back was It has nothing to do with you
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    Is this feeling normal?

    For the past year or so, I have been growing further and further apart from a friend to whom I was really close to before. I have finally accepted that the friendship is dead, over, finito, no chance...
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    What if it's someone who one week told you you...

    What if it's someone who one week told you you were a big part of their existence (in a friendly, platonic, girl/girl nothing weird way), and then the following week started treating you like a dirt...
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    It's not with your spouse, I think it's with any...

    It's not with your spouse, I think it's with any human being who hurts another one. And here's my point... if you still can make contact with your ex, why not tell her, calmly, how they hurt you......
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    Is it wrong to let someone know they've hurt you?

    If someone (a spouse, parent, friend, boyfriend/girlfriend) has hurt you very deeply, why is the advice most of the time to "walk away", "let it go", "have no contact with the person"?

    It seems...
  18. I'm not sure how to handle the next two weeks.

    Hi there!
    So my friend who basically let me know by her actions she didn't want to have anything to do with me anymore (read my previous sob story post) did something that threw me for a loop this...
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    Right now, she has the best gift of all: A mom...

    Right now, she has the best gift of all: A mom who talks to her and plays with her, your attention has a lot to do with her development.
  20. It's a strange situation because I'm not sure if...

    It's a strange situation because I'm not sure if the friendship is really over or not. The "big blowup" happened in September 2006. In February, I sent her a Valentine's package of home made cookies...
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    A good friend of mine got really sick from mold...

    A good friend of mine got really sick from mold in the trees around their property in Kentucky, so you might want to check for that.
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    I can't withouth hurting my husband and son's...

    I can't withouth hurting my husband and son's feelings, like I said, it's an activity we do together. And I can't walk away from the one project without an explanation to the organization either, it...
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    Problem is, she's not respecting me. Not...

    Problem is, she's not respecting me. Not answering personal emails... cool... not answering team related emails or leaving me out of loops... not cool...
    Telling me how much she values our...
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    This situation is making me sick.

    Hello, me again...
    Some of you are probably familiar with the heartache I have gone through over my former best friend walking out of my life. I know that all of you who participated said to let go...
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    I started thinking about this because of my...

    I started thinking about this because of my friend. I got yet another phone call tonight from someone who she also used to be close to wondering if I knew what was up since they haven't heard from...
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    No contact is this a therapy prescription?

    I keep seeing a lot of "no contact" posts on this board. Anyone out there know if therapists ever prescribe as part of marriage counseling? Meaning, is it ever suggested for couples who are in...
  27. Question: Dinner time?

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    Hmmm... I guess it depends, if you are single...

    Hmmm... I guess it depends, if you are single whenever you are hungry and can sit down for 30 minutes or so without interruption and enjoy your food. Not to close to bedtime. If you have a family,...
  28. I'm not having any luck not being angry anymore.

    My best friend has disappeared from my life (and actually the lives of everyone in our very small school community - which is making some tasks very difficult but we muddle through) and I have...
  29. I have to face my friend tomorrow - what do I do?

    Some of you know the story of my female friend who no longer wants to talk to or do anything with me on a personal level, but we probably would be doing some collaboration on line in a project.

    I...
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    Actually, this is easy... If you have good credit...

    Actually, this is easy... If you have good credit - which he obviously did, every once in a while you get offers in the mail for credit cards with balance transfers at 0% for one year or cash...
  31. Change the outgoing message on his cellphone if...

    Change the outgoing message on his cellphone if it's not passworded :) Nothing mean or rotten... just funny...
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    Unless they are the written kind, I am not good...

    Unless they are the written kind, I am not good with mysteries, especially when I keep getting mixed messages such as "I don't know what I'd do without you" AFTER the "big blowup"...

    Believe me...
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    Hello again... yeah... she's still not talking to...

    Hello again... yeah... she's still not talking to me but she did send an email thanking me for Xmas present and actual handwritten card thanking me for the upbeat messages and the birthday present,...
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    Yo... Chuff... you are absolutely NOT being RUDE....

    Yo... Chuff... you are absolutely NOT being RUDE. And yes, people change over time not overnight which is what happened here. And the whole likes me/doesn't like me stems from HER attitude towards me...
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    Actutally, it's a phone message... I don't email...

    Actutally, it's a phone message... I don't email her because I don't trust that her DH will not delete it before it gets to her.

    And believe me J... your last sentence has crossed my mind more...
  36. Huhh... wouldn't that be CEREAL? The cornflakes...

    Huhh... wouldn't that be CEREAL? The cornflakes kind I mean?? Now you could be a serial cereal eater... like me... with the frosted flakes.

    Once again... thank everyone for their comments, it's...
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    So... do I leave a "Happy New Year's" Message or...

    So... do I leave a "Happy New Year's" Message or not? Y'all might remember that she said "It's not personal".... so if I was to believe this, I should continue treating her like I always have (goofy...
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    Hey there... Don't be upset please, like I...

    Hey there...
    Don't be upset please, like I said, I have been there with my own kids, they are not preconcieved notions, I am talking from my own experience with two very bright (labeled as gifted)...
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    Passing this on from my pediatrician (gifted...

    Passing this on from my pediatrician (gifted herself): having a child skip grades is not a good idea because they might be educationally ready but their social skills are different, and most 7 year...
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    Hello once again... Only you can answer this:...

    Hello once again...
    Only you can answer this: what are YOUR reasons for assessing cutie pie? And what are the advantages of him reading 2nd grade level books at 3 years of age? (o.k. I apologize if...
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    Hi there... My very humble two cents having...

    Hi there...
    My very humble two cents having been there with my own brood. He's two, let him have fun being a little kid at this point he should learn how to socialize with other children and how to...
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    Someone who doesn't care about you should NOT...

    Someone who doesn't care about you should NOT tell you that you are special and how they cannot imagine life without you as a friend and then turn around the next day - literally - and tell you they...
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    Nahh.. our emails were never their...

    Nahh.. our emails were never their relationship... but we traded a lot because of the myriad of volunteer projects we work on together... and I like sharing the good stuff with my friends... no, I...
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    After talking to my cousin, we've come to the...

    After talking to my cousin, we've come to the conclusion that my friend is probably going through major depression... I know she has been seeing a counselor for a few months now... is it normal for...
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    I have a hard time with the no present routine...

    I have a hard time with the no present routine although it crossed my mind several times this week... for one silly reason (in my mind): she said it wasn't personal. Since this is a friendship, not a...
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    Hi there again... If you read my second post,...

    Hi there again...
    If you read my second post, you will find out what the argument was about and also that she told me it was all forgiven. Yeah there's other trauma, but so far we had been...
  47. Question: Is It Me Or Him?

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    Dearest... Run, run, run... you are 19... and...

    Dearest...
    Run, run, run... you are 19... and you deserve to be with someone who treats you right...
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    Hi everyone, thanks... Problem with emailing is...

    Hi everyone, thanks...
    Problem with emailing is that her and her Husband share the same email account, and I think that he has read some of the emails we exchanged, which until August were very...
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    Part of the confusion for me lies in the fact...

    Part of the confusion for me lies in the fact that I was told several times how important I was in this person's life and how she hoped we'd be friends forever, and then one day, it's like a switch...
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    Thanks! To clarify one point, I am not quite...

    Thanks!
    To clarify one point, I am not quite neglecting my family... but they know I am sad and they have noticed that my buddy is "not herself". They adore her also. But thanks for the mental slap...
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