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Forum: Open Chat December 6th, 2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,570
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: mean "girls" in the work place

That's terrible. Maybe she will quit and things will improve if you can't move. :)
Forum: Open Chat December 6th, 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,570
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: mean "girls" in the work place

What other options do you have, snafu?

I recently started working in a school. We have cliques and mean girls. I found a group to be with. It makes lunch easier.
Forum: News and Current Events December 3rd, 2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Ken Berry - actor

I didn't recognize his name, but I remember him on F Troop! :(
Forum: News and Current Events December 1st, 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By LucyVanPelt
RIP George H.W. Bush

He was a class act. I will miss him. :(
Forum: Other friendships November 25th, 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Hot and Cold Friend

Giving her space is the right thing to do. It's hurting you right now because you miss her, and because you are not filling that space with other people and activities. So, change the story. ...
Forum: Other November 14th, 2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Brother not there

I'm so sorry for your struggles, lilly210.

Your brother has a problem with substance abuse. It's very likely that Suzy is also an abuser. If you are concerned about your brother harming...
Forum: Open Chat November 3rd, 2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Baby Showers

Is this typical now?

I was invited to a baby shower. Parents are part of the planning, so not a surprise. They include registries, which I looked at and was like, OMG! $100 for a stuffed...
Forum: Open Chat November 1st, 2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Despondency

Hi, Pad, Welcome back!

I'm sorry that you do not feel happy, don't know what will make you happy, or know what you want.

A few things may be affecting you.

First, there's enormous pressure...
Forum: Open Chat October 20th, 2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: My Jinn Jinn

I am very sorry for his diagnosis, and your pain. :(
Forum: In-laws October 17th, 2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Moving for my in-laws?

You already know that your ILs are responsible for their own debt, and you should not sacrifice your security for them.

If they are in debt and can't afford to pay it back, they should be talking...
Forum: Open Chat October 12th, 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,570
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: mean "girls" in the work place

Documenting is good. Have you read anything on Relational Aggression? I found some of the articles to be very helpful in identifying and helping handle the mean girl.
Forum: Open Chat October 5th, 2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,051
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: At the movies II

A Star is Born-- Wonderful! I am in awe of the talent!

Night School-- This was much funnier than I thought. I did not expect to laugh so hard! Plus, it has a serious note that I appreciated.
Forum: Open Chat October 1st, 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 49,542
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Forum: Open Chat September 28th, 2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: MYOB, Smartphone

I turn location services and every APP off on my phone. No auto anything. I'll turn it on if I want to use it. :)
Forum: Other friendships September 25th, 2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Work relationships

We should have added this forum! :D

I have a challenge at work. The retired "expert" was offered her services to assist me in my new position. The problem is that she is going beyond assisting...
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren September 19th, 2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,595
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Here we go again with the step mother to be

If DIL meant this to be hurtful, she's got a win-win. Does he know it was mailed to your DD?

The same reasoning which illustrates that it was stupid for him to sign it are the same reasons why...
Forum: Open Chat September 18th, 2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: idiots on the road

One of my boys installed a dash cam because of the nuts.

I'm glad you're safe.
Forum: Children September 17th, 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,996
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Letting go ... DS & me

You are doing a great job! Learning to hold your tongue because they are getting older is the hardest thing! I clench my teeth a lot. ;)
Forum: Open Chat September 17th, 2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,750
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: enjoying work

That's good. It will help make a positive environment. I hope it's catching!
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren September 17th, 2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,595
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Here we go again with the step mother to be

Because it's easier to sign it than it is to fight with the woman he's sleeping with. Men (all people, really) do some dumb things to avoid a fight. He's probably thinking that the paper means...
Forum: All Grown Up September 16th, 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,661
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: "child" custody & "adult" child

I'm sorry, snafu. I'm sure you'll miss him. But, you know early enough that you can make some plans to cheer yourself up.
Forum: All Grown Up September 16th, 2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Dr apts. responsibility

"Normal" is exactly what you're doing. If DS wants you, go with him. If he needs you to make appointments for him while he's at school, do it.

My kids just were ready to do it themselves.
Forum: Grandparents & Grandchildren September 15th, 2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,595
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Here we go again with the step mother to be

I understand your pain. I don't want to minimize that.

I do want you to hold off on any confrontations. This "living will" is not the right fight. The document is stupid.

Honestly, DIL...
Forum: Open Chat September 13th, 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,457
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Tales from the sub

That's sweet!
Forum: Open Chat September 13th, 2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Processing emotions

Go, snafu! Expressing yourself is healthy. I'm glad you are finally embracing that.
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