Andrew, did you read any of the literature on these stores from the past few years. We can debate the difference between poverty and intelligence (yeesh, really?) but the fact of the matter is the Dollar General is a sign of real and systemic problems in the social and economic infrastructure in America, and it is… Read more
Well yes, I get that. But the whole “at least it wasn’t...” thing is telling someone their feelings or concerns are unwarranted or overreacting. That’s how I read that.
I agree. Some more nuance would be helpful. And then, there are the questions that seem straightforward, but evade a clear answer. For example: after our parents divorced, my three younger brothers and I were institutionalized. All three of them clearly remembered undergoing sexual abuse by one of the ‘care-givers’;… Read more
Yup. It basically gaslighting.
They are currently working on expanding this quiz, as yes, there are a lot of oversights.
I would like them to expand some of the questions, such as: #3 - Have the question include “attempts”, which is also very traumatic-even if you are lucky enough to get away. #6 Expand to “Or fight so violently in front of you that were terrified even though they did not separate/divorce (but should have)“, and, #7… Read more
It took my wife and I realizing we were repeating our parent’s abusive patterns on our own children to get us both into individual therapy and couples therapy for the past year. Like, I literally saw my son doing the same things I did at his age to cope with all of the chaos. I’m definitely in a better place but still… Read more
Oh, not hating on her...my first thought was, “You realize he’d absolutely rape you if he had 2 minutes alone with you, right?” She was really sweet and polite, and I couldn’t figure out how the Hell a girl like her could support such a scumbag like Trump? I was really political at that age (more so than I am now)...
“Buy my phone and get your life back from the tech millionaires telling you what to do,” says tech millionaire telling you what to do.
It’s really hard when the fridge’s shelf positions are impossible. I’m like you - I can accommodate one tall(-ish) shelf, but it means the others are awkward heights. You can adjust them in turn, but it usually means one shelf is unbelievably shallow and consequently mostly useless. Such is the lot of many apartment… Read more
Great points. As a 40 yr old, I didn’t want to go too much further back than my own perceptions, but you’re right....not a new movement.