rockoutwithyourbockout
rockoutwithyourbockout
5/31/20
5:44 PM
9

They are starting to do better because several rural counties with outbreaks are showing up now.  But but that means there are probably hundreds of people in the “active cases but not in a hospital” status.  My FiL is convinced it is all a joke and he is bullet proof.  I wish I thought that were the truth.  No one Read more

5/31/20
4:26 PM
21

MO has NOT been testing people. It was seriously impossible for my friend’s kid to get tested despite him having all the symptoms and being exposed in an area that has PLENTY of health resources. So, best case scenario and he was still dissuaded from taking a test.  Nursing homes weren’t required to report until the Read more

5/31/20
4:22 PM
17

I used to live in the county where the person was from and returned to and have been to the Lake before. It is a bizarre place I never wanted to return to. My almost-80-year old in-laws also live in the area. It seems like almost no one Missouri I know (and I know lots of people) has really taken this seriously thanks Read more

5/25/20
1:08 PM
21

I cannot understand how I used to find her to be the “relatable” one so many years ago. I can’t even now. I hope she’s okay.

I’m not anti plastic surgery.  I just worry about why someone would completely change their appearance.  She does not look herself at all.

5/25/20
1:04 PM
45

Sometimes there are not two sides in a “debate” because one of them is just wrong.  She is telling women to shut up about white privilege - black women.  That’s not a debate.  That is being bigoted whether she likes it or not.  She could have acknowledged her intent wasn’t the impact, copped to the fact her language Read more

5/24/20
1:07 PM
1

I never intended to out her. That is not my place. Nor was it her place to embarass me when I was being kind to her and had tried really, really hard not to make her feel bad about a normal thing she clearly thought was shameful or wrong.

Also, yes, I’m aware that most “lesbian” porn is watched by straight dudes and Read more

5/23/20
9:40 PM
1

I am NOT my mother’s favorite child.

Part of me knows that as soon as my sister - who has no business having a child right now for a 100 reasons none of which is because she would not be able to raiser or love a child - procreates my child(ren) will no longer have that support.

I say that because I have bonus kids and Read more

5/23/20
9:35 PM
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My husband is 6'4'’ and was in the 165 range most of his adult life. He used to have the shit beat out of him for being a “skinny dude”. He has a LOT of hang ups about it. So, it does go both ways. But now that he’s older and doesn’t work manual labor, he has a bit more of a belly - 20 lbs heavier and still in the Read more

5/23/20
9:32 PM
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I can only imagine she was miserable.

I didn’t learn the friend thing until I met my husband and his friends in grad school (and was living with another roommate who was a top-notch gaslighter).  Boundaries, man, I didn’t have ‘em.  I do now!

5/23/20
9:26 AM
5

Yep. My rule is “no body commentary unless someone prompts it”. This is really hard because socially it’s everywhere. I am constantly having this conversation with my mother because my daughter doesn’t need to hear about her size. She’s three. She’s very tall for her age. My mom will say things like, “I hope she’s Read more

5/23/20
9:22 AM
3

I’m okay.  Since we all graduated and went on to better things, we’ve laughed about that party lots.  One of my friends was like, “I can’t believe you wanted to throw her a party.  She was such a gigantic bitch.”  Accurate but I felt bad.  Catholic guilt is a powerful thing.

5/23/20
9:21 AM
1

It hasn’t been foolproof because it’s really hard and he still doesn’t fully acknowledge the extent of his emotional abuse and neglect (because we had money and money = security and happiness).  He and my mom still think they were parents of the year and remember it all differently but their couples therapist called Read more

5/23/20
9:21 AM
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It hasn’t been foolproof because it’s really hard and he still doesn’t fully acknowledge the extent of his emotional abuse and neglect (because we had money and money = security and happiness).  He and my mom still think they were parents of the year and remember it all differently but their couples therapist called Read more

5/23/20
9:21 AM
2

It hasn’t been foolproof because it’s really hard and he still doesn’t fully acknowledge the extent of his emotional abuse and neglect (because we had money and money = security and happiness).  He and my mom still think they were parents of the year and remember it all differently but their couples therapist called Read more

5/23/20
9:14 AM
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Once poops become a BFD, you’re about in the clear.  My kid figured out pooping actually felt GOOD and could not stop talking about it for weeks around New Year’s.  Good luck!  I found that ‘Oh CRAP’ did NOT work for us because my kid is intrinsically motivated or NOT motivated at all.  She needed her own sense of Read more

5/23/20
9:10 AM
11

I have a mental illness. I was “the crazy one” and since therapy was a bad word in my house growing up, I was constantly shamed for it. I finally got help for it in college (which is also when I realized my problems with food were actually really serious and could have killed me). My sister, meanwhile, hasn’t been Read more

5/23/20
9:04 AM
7

My parents are better grandparents than parents (and they weren’t very parent-y parents, there was neglect, etc.).  My dad finally got in therapy for his OCD and alcohol use.  That was after I didn’t let them see my child for 6 mo because of bad behavior.  Therapy works.  It makes me sad because it shows me they were Read more

5/22/20
9:55 PM
2

Yes. She trained herself right at 3. We failed so many times to train her. She has regressed during the day and it’s very annoying because while I am home the most now and do the bulk of the boundaries and work, my husband still sets her up to fail and is annoyed about the regression. Dude, just follow my protocol and Read more

5/22/20
9:24 PM
20

My worst is a BFF breakup story, too. My roommate was very angry at me for getting engaged and it DESTROYED our relationship. My husband and I are happily married a number of years later but she’s pretty miserable right now and I wish she wasn’t. However, she just cannot choose to be happy.

My second worst was my Read more

5/22/20
9:08 PM
23

She probably thought it was the best time just because she had a supportive audience even if you were in your own personal hell.

My sister also has a binge eating disorder.  I struggle with not eating for all of my late teens/early 20s.  She struggles with yo-yo diets punctuated with binging and crashing.  It is really Read more