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Oct 13
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Extremely same. I am a big ol’ chicken when it comes to movies, but I love these! 

Dec 10 2017
5

Thank you for writing this up. This is what it is like to be a woman, every day. More stories like this need to be shared. I am sorry you were put in that situation, and sorry about the societal structures that disempowered you despite your own inner strength.

Oct 15 2017
1

I read this, then I said “Sheep are serious mother fuckers” out loud, and my husband took issue with that. But....Sheep are serious mother fuckers.

Oct 14 2017
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But like, isn’t the entirety of therapy to convince us to question those tiny little brain patterns? And like, being an anxious person, I literally doubt my perception of anything.

Oct 14 2017
1

My husband’s first MIL apparently had a run-in with good old Ted, and lived to tell the tale.

Oct 14 2017
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What the actual fuck?

Aug 9 2017
1

I *also* judge people for buying dogs when so many need to be rescued.

Also, a rescue dog could literally be alone for 2 minutes and bark. I’ve had my boy for 5 years, and if he’s anxious, that can happen!

Aug 9 2017
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Ugh, I’m sorry hon. I understand. I believe you. We all need to do a better job of believing women.

Aug 9 2017
1

Same. Given the right pressure, I go from sweet and smiling to hell on earth with knives for nails.

Aug 5 2017
2

I love this line. You did good with that one.

Aug 3 2017
1

Have you tried Dialectical Behavior Therapy? That was a good start for me toward a better approach - because CBT made me feel like shit. The poster above expressed it - I know what’s wrong. I know these feelings are wrong. But I still have them, PLUS I now feel like shit for it. DBT is a little more affirmative and Read more

Aug 3 2017
1

I am in a similar boat. Rather than CBT, I’ve worked with my therapist to say “here is X problem. How do I handle this?” and we walk through specific ways to respond/react, and then I can start to apply those approaches to other situations that are similar.


Aug 3 2017
9

I have started off therapy appointments by saying to therapists “I’ve been here, done this *list of long and varied modalities* and in the end, I will tell you, 99% of the time I think I am smarter than the therapist, annoyed by what they suggest, and will try to argue back against what you suggest.”

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Jun 24 2017
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Another ethnically Magyar here with total agreement. I make chicken paprikash for all my friends, even though I don’t eat meat - because it’s so so so so good when made right (how my grandmother taught me).

Also, Duolingo has a Hungarian course that makes learning our non-Indo-european language just ever so slightly Read more

Jun 23 2017
6

I’m loathe to even offer that as a win to him.

Jun 23 2017
35

Literally fuck this guy. I hate him so much. I can’t help it. I nearly punched my radio when I got to my car and heard his Fox & Friends quote on NPR. Like, I can’t even any more.

Jun 10 2017
3

We took our rescue dog out for a Halloween event in the park, and some kid in a costume bent down near him - and pup FREAKED. We up and left, like, immediately.

Jun 10 2017
5

I have loved Aziz Ansari for years. I’m on the all the dates episode right now of season 2, and I am SO glad I am married.

Jun 10 2017
4

It’s 95 right now outside, and we just gave the dogs an sponge bath indoors to cool them off. We have all the windows closed, and the fans on, but still - ugh.