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Forum: Language 29 October 2017, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,050
Posted By Lancastrian
I always thought it was actually a shortening of...

I always thought it was actually a shortening of "The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb." Which is actually about how the friends you choose are more important than those...
Forum: Politics 18 November 2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,022
Posted By Lancastrian
Is the Million Letter March real?

Hey all. I saw this site recently and I'm wondering if it's real or a scam to collect a lot of personal info from people. I've looked but haven't been able to get a clear answer. Perhaps someone...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 June 2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,484
Posted By Lancastrian
For example: This one...

For example:

This one (https://lrpctech.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/072-she-hulk-08-michael-golden.jpg)

She-Hulk is clearly in peril here, but she isn't damseled even with a ripped dress that...
Forum: Rantidote 18 April 2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 209,180
Posted By Lancastrian
Okay, so the feeling of "you're being selfish if...

Okay, so the feeling of "you're being selfish if you have a birthday party over the age of 12" is because it's assumed you have to bring a gift to a birthday party? If so, that makes sense to me - I...
Forum: Social Studies 18 March 2016, 02:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,832
Posted By Lancastrian
This thread is a beautiful thing. This penis card...

This thread is a beautiful thing. This penis card reminds me very much of this product...
Forum: Rantidote 01 February 2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,996
Posted By Lancastrian
Considering that in the downtown Atlanta/Buckhead...

Considering that in the downtown Atlanta/Buckhead Atlanta photo BoB uses to "prove" the earth is flat he shows to cities that are 7.5 miles apart but labels them as 16 miles apart, I'm definitely...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 January 2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 176,914
Posted By Lancastrian
Yep, that too. And really only about a third of...

Yep, that too. And really only about a third of colonists completely wanted to rebel anyway. There's a lot to like about the Independence Crew, but they could totally be "This government doesn't do...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 06 January 2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 176,914
Posted By Lancastrian
Eh, from what I got from my history degree it was...

Eh, from what I got from my history degree it was much more "We don't want to pay taxes! Uh, how can we figure out how to get out of that? Let's see... um... ooo! British laws say you can't tax...
Forum: Book Corner 10 December 2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,841
Posted By Lancastrian
He does oversell, I think in part because he's so...

He does oversell, I think in part because he's so focused on keeping couples together as the indicator that his methods are "working." If better communication results in a couple deciding that they...
Forum: Book Corner 08 December 2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,841
Posted By Lancastrian
Any time! Read it and Weep won me over with their...

Any time! Read it and Weep won me over with their 4 part review of Atlas Shrugged, so basically I love them to pieces.

And my notes are in fact on Gottman! He also works with his wife, Julie...
Forum: Book Corner 05 December 2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,841
Posted By Lancastrian
God, this book. Sure, it starts out sounding like...

God, this book. Sure, it starts out sounding like a good idea, but it's very heteronormative and gender reductive without even getting into the "I bet your husband would like you more if you put...
Forum: Rantidote 04 December 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 263,615
Posted By Lancastrian
Yeah it's definitely dying out, along with using...

Yeah it's definitely dying out, along with using tonic to mean soda and carriage for shopping cart, but it's still around.
Forum: Rantidote 03 December 2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 263,615
Posted By Lancastrian
I've lived around the Boston area for a good...

I've lived around the Boston area for a good chunk of my life, and I hear bubbler (well, "bubblah" really since in my experience only people with heavier regional accents use the term)...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 October 2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,654
Posted By Lancastrian
Googling the phrase suggested worked. Hooray! ...

Googling the phrase suggested worked. Hooray!

I've dealt with every one of the issues outlined, especially at my last job when I worked at an adolescent ICBAT/CBAT unit (equivalent to/one step...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 21 October 2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,654
Posted By Lancastrian
I'd love to read this too, but my googling hasn't...

I'd love to read this too, but my googling hasn't come up with anything aside from this thread and the original article so far. As a mental health clinician I've had to deal with this over and over...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 19 October 2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 57,084
Posted By Lancastrian
Thank you, this is what I was trying to get at...

Thank you, this is what I was trying to get at but completely didn't have the words for. I think you can play nice and still call people's negative behavior for what it is, be that racist, sexist,...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 17 October 2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 57,084
Posted By Lancastrian
I agree that the "play nice" rule here is a...

I agree that the "play nice" rule here is a wonderful thing, and honestly I think in this and other threads that have been started by CD people on the whole have been doing that. His lack of good...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 16 October 2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 57,084
Posted By Lancastrian
Yeah, I feel like the last place I have active...

Yeah, I feel like the last place I have active social anxiety is this board. That and after lurking and barely posting for so long it always feels weird to comment.

I really, really appreciate how...
Forum: Rantidote 01 August 2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,816
Posted By Lancastrian
The essay where "mansplaining" was coined from is...

The essay where "mansplaining" was coined from is very interesting, as are Rebecca Solnit's other essays. I really enjoyed the collection with that essay, and it kills me that her example is when a...
Forum: Moot Court 14 July 2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,019
Posted By Lancastrian
Wow, I completely misunderstood the order. Thank...

Wow, I completely misunderstood the order. Thank you for the correction Erwins and the posting of the information above.
Forum: Moot Court 13 July 2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,019
Posted By Lancastrian
Disclosure: I'm an LICSW in Massachusetts, and...

Disclosure: I'm an LICSW in Massachusetts, and have been working in residential level of care with adolescents for the past three years. I'm a therapist at the facility and don't work for the state....
Forum: SLC 10 June 2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,232
Posted By Lancastrian
Echoing what others have said, you can be a...

Echoing what others have said, you can be a loving, supportive parent and still not want to live with your kids again. It's okay to want your own space, and okay to be concerned about the stress of...
Forum: SLC 04 June 2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,232
Posted By Lancastrian
Talk to her about these very concerns before you...

Talk to her about these very concerns before you agree to let her move back in. You clearly want a good relationship with your daughter, and to support her, and if things go right back to where they...
Forum: Social Studies 19 January 2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,322
Posted By Lancastrian
This was my initial reaction as well, and I am...

This was my initial reaction as well, and I am also a woman. As I read responses on the article and here, though, I started to wonder why that was my reaction. Why is "Thanks, I know!" Something that...
Forum: SLC 02 September 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,196
Posted By Lancastrian
For other links to resources in Mass, and a...

For other links to resources in Mass, and a supportive person to talk to, you can always give the PPLM counseling and referral hotline a call. They deal with many more things than just sexual health...
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