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  1. Just trying to make it though the day....

    Quote Originally Posted by jkd View Post
    Cura. I know how you feel. My mom and dad passed many years ago and my brother passed away on Tuesday. He was my best friend. We could and would talk about everything. Like your dad he had my back. For years, my brother and I have been the black sheep of the family. Even though I have 3 sisters, I feel I am now alone as well. Hugs for you. I hope you are able to remember all the good times you had together over the years and that those memories will help bring you peace. Please take care
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  2. Mother in law makes me sick

    Quote Originally Posted by Naazuk View Post
    My mother in laws true colors came out when I got married. She's making me sick
    My husband has always helped them because they are not financially stable. He pays there mortgage and on top of that ours !!! Wouldn't you think after all he does she would show some respect nope only calls him for money. And has no social skills. We just had a son doesn't show any concern. Mind you she treats her other son and wife and daughter so good when they don't give her a penny. Doesn't ever call
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  3. A woman who refused to be a mother-in-law

    Thank you everyone for reading my story. I just turned 34 and have Asperger Syndrome (not diagnosed until I was 25). That did not stop me from wanting to be in an intimate relationship, I just did not know what I was doing. When I first met my now ex-boyfriend at a mutual friend's birthday party in May 2008, I was in my late twenties pursuing my master's degree. We would hang out with our mutual friend (who have known each other since they were 12) and some friends (with the same diagnosis as me) ...
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  4. Mucho M-I-L's.

    I once read in a satire book that one of the things you should look for in a potential husband is a dead mother-in-law. They can make your life either better or worse. I have two. The one who is nothing but critical and the one who is nothing but supportive, although when my kids were young and I was insecure, I didn't realize just how supportive she was. Now, sadly, she is dying of cancer. I will missher and try to be like her.

    I wish there were therapists who specialized ...
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  5. Moderators' Thoughts of the Week Archive

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    Moderators' Thoughts of the Week

    This is the archive for the Moderators' Thoughts of the Week. Thoughts will be kept here after they are replaced. The most up-to-date one can be found at

    [URL]http://204.197.244.120/~mother1/forum/showthread.php/19109-Moderators-Thoughts-of-the-Week[/URL]

    Welcome to Moderators' Thoughts of the Week. Once a week we'll be writing about something relevant to the Board. The subjects we talk about will range from
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