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    I'm going to gloss this over for the sake of time... I've been struggling with my beliefs on feminism... On one hand, I think that feminism has destroyed culture in many ways. We have the destruction of the family unit, now it takes two incomes to raise a family rather than the male's alone...
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    Scotland seceding from UK

    What are your thoughts? Do you think Scotland would be shooting themselves in the foot if they were to secede?
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    Do you have a parent in denial of their own mental illness?

    Do you have a parent (at least one, if not both) who is in denial of their own mental illness?
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    Do you struggle with identity?

    Do you struggle with identity? This is basically knowing your roots, what you're about, your beliefs, what you are willing to give, things like this...
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    Did your parents express gratitude toward you?

    Growing up, did your parents express gratitude toward you? Did they say "thank you" if you did something like mopping or doing yard work?
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    Please complete the sentence: I am more intimidated by...
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    Coyote sorry for your loss

    and all SPW cheeseheads
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    Adult speech therapy?

    has anyone here gone through speech therapy as an adult? was it beneficial? i don't typically stutter... but i could use help with eye contact and voice control (maintaining a lower pitch, rather than raising it in nervousness)... more for coming across assertive. would speech therapy cover this?
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    Semen as Antidepressant

    do you believe in this? pro: Attention, Ladies: Semen Is An Antidepressant | Psychology Today con: Semen an Antidepressant? Think Again | Psychology Today
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    17 cultural clashes this European had in America

    thought this was interesting... personally speaking, there is some correlation between the annoyances he lists and the general anxieties i experience (the way-oversensitive PC atmosphere- god forbid saying the wrong thing, pressure to fake it, competitiveness, inundation of ads/consumerism, poor...
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    Botox as a Cure for Depression

    Source: Botox as a Cure for Depression | World of Psychology facial expressions can internally influence ones own emotions. this is the same principle as when you make a conscious effort to smile when you are feeling down to influence your own mood. does anyone have experience with botox who...
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    Social videos

    this guy has interesting commentary on social situations (not just for women and dating, as indicated by the title- so ignore that!) he is kind of a fancyboy actor type (puke) but some of the stuff he says is true. channel: Matthew Hussey - YouTube a couple of videos: You're Not Shy, You're...
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    Post what you cannot say

    eww... haha (890 = countdown to 10 because i dont have the minimum number of 10 characters for the post)
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    Post what you cannot say

    be nice. 890
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    Top Ten Things That Make a Woman Threatening to Other Women

    interesting article: Top Ten Things That Make a Woman Threatening to Other Women | Divine Caroline
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    VIDEO: True Life: I Have Social Anxiety

    True Life: I Have Social Anxiety - YouTube there's debate that the people in this video are acting... there are parts where it does seem scripted but then there are also parts (especially with the girl and her nervous tics) where it seems authentic. what do you think of this vid?
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    dating the complete opposite

    anyone with OCD date the complete opposite? i am dating someone who is triggering panic. he touches the garbage can with his hands :eek: (despite the fact it has a foot pedal) and leaves the doors unlocked. :kickingmyself: we had a horror-incident happen the other night because of him leaving...
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    Budget Coffee

    Please read fully before replying. Your suggestions are needed. Specifically, I am looking for a coffee that is delicious but less expensive than Peet's. Peet's is my fav coffee, but because I am back on a budget I am looking for something comparable but less expensive than $8 a bag. What is...
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    Shivering / Chills

    anyone else shiver like crazy when experiencing anxiety? it's like a nervous tick that comes out as shivers/chills. sometimes my teeth chatter. i start convulsing like a crackhead. i cannot hide it and pretend to be relaxed, i cannot suppress it. it is awkward and embarrassing. the more i think...
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    Do you like the new smilies?

    It seems like a lot of the forum users prefer the old smilies on this website rather than the animated ones they've been replaced with. Your thoughts?