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#76097
Nov 20, 2012
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
So... Dillian. Remember, they moved in together after knowing each other 2- 3months. Got married a year after meeting. D has wanted kids for as long as he's been an adult. Loves kids. This would be a major dealbreaker issue for him.
Now J is saying she has changed her mind.
So she lied in order to get married.
And he'll stay married, most likely, out of stubbornness, since at least two of his brothers talked to him about this relationship not seeming to be a healthy, good fit.
Part of me thinks it's what he deserves for dating like an idiot. The other part of me wants him to get an annulment based on fraud, and leave her all alone in her idiocy.
Misrepresenting willingness to have children is grounds for an annulment.Catholics: I think this will support a religious annulment, too?

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Nov 20, 2012
 
PEllen wrote:
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Misrepresenting willingness to have children is grounds for an annulment.Catholics: I think this will support a religious annulment, too?
That is one of the big reasons for an annulment. Part of the vows are agreeing to have children and raising them in the Catholic faith.

I don't understand people who rush into life changing decisions without thinking them through. Who wants to bet that J will change her mind as soon as she holds her friend's sleeping baby next week or sees a friend's adorable 6 year old dressed up in her new Christmas clothes?

Ugh.

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Nov 20, 2012
 
could be PSA?
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Is the Red Cross paying for all of the commercials on TV requesting donations for assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims?

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#76100
Nov 20, 2012
 
Jess in NJ wrote:
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That is one of the big reasons for an annulment. Part of the vows are agreeing to have children and raising them in the Catholic faith.
I don't understand people who rush into life changing decisions without thinking them through. Who wants to bet that J will change her mind as soon as she holds her friend's sleeping baby next week or sees a friend's adorable 6 year old dressed up in her new Christmas clothes?
Ugh.
I don't think so -- she seems very uncomfortable and awkward around kids, and she was holding someone's baby last year and it spit up on her, and she CRIED.

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#76101
Nov 20, 2012
 
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I don't think so -- she seems very uncomfortable and awkward around kids, and she was holding someone's baby last year and it spit up on her, and she CRIED.
Wow. And I thought I was not maternal.

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Nov 20, 2012
 

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Wow. And I thought I was not maternal.
AT the wedding shower D's family threw for the couple, one of D's sisters-in-law made a rather harsh comment to J (J had been complaining that the toddler didn't want anything to do with her, the kid's mom said "Well, you guys never come to any family gatherings, so the kid doesn't know you"). What did J do? Did she go to the bathroom to cry and compose herselr? No. She walked outside, crying, and stood out on the sidewalk -- in view of everyone in the house and in the 'hood -- and bawled like a baby.

So she's hypersensitive AND a drama queen who loves attention.

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#76103
Nov 20, 2012
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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AT the wedding shower D's family threw for the couple, one of D's sisters-in-law made a rather harsh comment to J (J had been complaining that the toddler didn't want anything to do with her, the kid's mom said "Well, you guys never come to any family gatherings, so the kid doesn't know you"). What did J do? Did she go to the bathroom to cry and compose herselr? No. She walked outside, crying, and stood out on the sidewalk -- in view of everyone in the house and in the 'hood -- and bawled like a baby.
So she's hypersensitive AND a drama queen who loves attention.
*blink, blink* Sheeeee's a keeper!

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#76104
Nov 20, 2012
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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I don't think so -- she seems very uncomfortable and awkward around kids, and she was holding someone's baby last year and it spit up on her, and she CRIED.
Wow, she's nutso. Like Matilda said, I know *I'm* not maternal by any stretch, but geez... babies spit up. It's what they do. I cannot under any circumstances imagine crying over that.

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Nov 20, 2012
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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I don't think so -- she seems very uncomfortable and awkward around kids, and she was holding someone's baby last year and it spit up on her, and she CRIED.
That just sounds immature. I wasn't comfortable around kids, either, until I had my own. Not that I am suggesting she should have kids when she is not sure about it - far from it. Just that everything you have said about her over all of the past posts points to immaturity, not conviction.

Maturity has nothing to do with chronological age.

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#76106
Nov 20, 2012
 
Jess in NJ wrote:
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That just sounds immature. I wasn't comfortable around kids, either, until I had my own. Not that I am suggesting she should have kids when she is not sure about it - far from it. Just that everything you have said about her over all of the past posts points to immaturity, not conviction.
Maturity has nothing to do with chronological age.
Oh, immaturity all over the place! She also has cried when someone dropped an F bomb in front of her. She's intolerable.

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#76107
Nov 20, 2012
 
However: To lie about wanting kids is a HORRID thing to do to someone else. That's a crazy degree of narcissism or self-absorption. "I want what I want so I'm going to lie about this really big thing in order to get it."

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#76108
Nov 20, 2012
 
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However: To lie about wanting kids is a HORRID thing to do to someone else. That's a crazy degree of narcissism or self-absorption. "I want what I want so I'm going to lie about this really big thing in order to get it."
No, that is horrid. I put it up there with women who lie about being on birth control and get pregnant to *save* a relationship. Only in D's situation, he has a way out.

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#76109
Nov 20, 2012
 
Holy. Crap. I just priced portable dishwashers for the first time. They start at nearly $600.
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#76110
Nov 20, 2012
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Oh, immaturity all over the place! She also has cried when someone dropped an F bomb in front of her. She's intolerable.
F*&^ her.

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#76111
Nov 20, 2012
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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As I read this, I thought, "Your MIL would not pull that on you, a surprise that ends up freaking out the kids." (I like your MIL!)
You're right about that. She's way more sensitive to that kind of stuff. My mom thinks the kids should just buck up and deal.

I decided this might be the last vacation we do together with them. She always makes me feel like I'm still 12 years old.

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#76112
Nov 20, 2012
 
squishymama wrote:
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You're right about that. She's way more sensitive to that kind of stuff. My mom thinks the kids should just buck up and deal.
I decided this might be the last vacation we do together with them. She always makes me feel like I'm still 12 years old.
No reasonable person would blame you one bit.

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Nov 21, 2012
 

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#76114
Nov 21, 2012
 
I totally neglected to post yesterday about Rutgers moving to the Big 10. Woo hoo!

This is pretty much all my husband and I have been talking about for the past 2 days (he hates RU and thinks this will destroy their football program). I am so excited, both for their athletic and academic opportunities.

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#76115
Nov 21, 2012
 
Jess in NJ wrote:
I totally neglected to post yesterday about Rutgers moving to the Big 10. Woo hoo!
This is pretty much all my husband and I have been talking about for the past 2 days (he hates RU and thinks this will destroy their football program). I am so excited, both for their athletic and academic opportunities.
I wonder when they're gonig to give it up and just rename it what it is -- the Big 13 (or whatever it is right now).

But welcome to Big 10 country! Go Hawkeyes!

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Nov 21, 2012
 
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I wonder when they're gonig to give it up and just rename it what it is -- the Big 13 (or whatever it is right now).
But welcome to Big 10 country! Go Hawkeyes!
Just call it the I-80 Corridor and be done with it.

Jss- how do you figure that will change academic opportunities?

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