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  1. New York City Would a family with a hhi of around $600k (and no family $) feel relatively poor in Larchmont? 13 hr 25 min ago (11 replies)
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    • No 13 hr 25 min ago
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    • The guy who used to shine dh's shoes lives in Larchmont 13 hr 24 min ago
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      • He retired some years ago but he used to commute every day. Really nice gentleman. 13 hr 21 min ago
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    • This is why I prefer the city. You are rich or poor. Don't have to worry about how you feel. 13 hr 23 min ago
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      • lol 13 hr 16 min ago
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      • yes im sure no one in the city feels poor 13 hr 15 min ago
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        • This. Most people are truly poor or feel it. Most umc feels poor here. 13 hr 11 min ago
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    • There really is not anything special about Larchmont. Like every town there are some amazing places but overall it's not West Egg. 13 hr 22 min ago
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    • No 13 hr 22 min ago
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    • Thanks. How are the schools with providing support for struggling kids? We're in a good public in the city, but ds has attention issues, and it's all on us to get private help....(more) 13 hr 13 min ago
      He has done fine academically so far as it's a focus thing, but that interferes ultimately.
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    • NO 13 hr 12 min ago
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  2. New York City I know this isn't UB but any parents applying to private K this year? 1-22-2015 12:01am (1 reply)
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  3. New York City Does anyone live in Tower 67 on UWS? If so, how is it and how is the location? 1-18-2015 11:58pm (2 replies)
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    • Friends are happy there. Rates seem decent and location is great if you want 199. 1-19-2015 12:00am
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  4. New York City Is Larchmont a walking town? Do people regularly walk to train, shops, dinner etc.? 1-17-2015 11:02pm (5 replies)
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    • If they live within walking distance. 1-17-2015 11:05pm
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    • depends on which part you live in- if you're close enough, it's a very walking town - as are bronxville, Scarsdale and pelham 1-17-2015 11:12pm
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      • Thanks. Among the different areas (four?), is one more walkable? Is any not so nice? 1-17-2015 11:16pm
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        • Honestly it simply depends on where your house is. The good thing about westchester is that towns are built right around train stations, unlike Long Island. All of the towns I...(more) 1-17-2015 11:17pm
          Listed are great in their own way.
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    • many people do. you have to look closely at where the house is located. ps some houses deep in the manor are not walkable to the train station or parts of town 1-22-2015 8:52pm
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  5. New York City Anyone know the reason for helicopters on UWS an hour ago? 1-17-2015 10:59pm (3 replies)
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    • ^^and now. 1-17-2015 10:59pm
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    • usually helicopters are police activity 1-17-2015 11:02pm
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    • there is a serious fire on in harlem? (twitter feed) 1-17-2015 11:03pm
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  6. New York City DD got into Elon, U Pitt and American...which would you choose and why? 1-16-2015 1:13pm (35 replies)
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    • American, bc I'm a public policy wonk and lawyer and American would have a lot of this vibe and opportunity 1-16-2015 1:14pm
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    • elon? 1-16-2015 1:14pm
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    • Not Elon -- middle of no where NC -- only reason I heard of it is that I went to duke for grad school. either pitt or american. 1-16-2015 1:14pm
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      • ^ unless, of course, you're in NC, but then I'd expect to see NC State or other similar schools on this list. but it's an odd list overall 1-16-2015 1:15pm
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    • Pitt, especially if she got into the Honors COllege 1-16-2015 1:14pm
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    • i know several people who went to american and became very successful, self made. whatever that's worth 1-16-2015 1:14pm
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      • ^and i've never heard of elon. don't know much about upitt or anyone who went there, but it might be a great school 1-16-2015 1:15pm
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    • should have added interest is in Journalism and Communications 1-16-2015 1:14pm
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      • OR: American all the way! 1-16-2015 1:15pm
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    • what does she want to major in? What kind of merit scholarship $ did each school offer? 1-16-2015 1:15pm
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      • too early in the process to know about $$ 1-16-2015 1:16pm
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    • so why did you post this only in NYC? 1-16-2015 1:15pm
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      • because that's where we live and interested in local opinions 1-16-2015 1:16pm
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    • give me the fourth option that you've dismissed but I want to hear about anyway 1-16-2015 1:16pm
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      • if Elon is on the list, I imagine there is no fourth option. 1-16-2015 1:16pm
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        • there's always a fourth option 1-16-2015 1:17pm
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          • she's applied to Newhouse School of Comm at Syracuse, but unlikely that she will get in 1-16-2015 1:19pm
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        • Elon is a very good school. No need to be snarky 1-16-2015 1:17pm
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          • she's posting on the NYC board. Elon is a regional school in bf north carolina. 1-16-2015 1:18pm
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            • NP: i'm from nyc and have heard of this school more and more, I don't know why. 1-16-2015 1:20pm
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              • Another Np: that's because it is a fairly common crossword puzzle answer :-) 1-16-2015 1:20pm
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                • true! but I know a few kids who are going there (from wchester) or got in, in the past few years. 1-16-2015 1:21pm
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                  • Huh, interesting. My kids are only in m.s. So I'm not in the college acceptance loop yet. 1-16-2015 1:22pm
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                    • np the school is becoming better known as a smallish, high quality school that seems to focus on the whole kid. 1-16-2015 1:25pm
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                      • ^^^^YES, this is why she applied 1-16-2015 1:29pm
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              • op here: it moving up the ranks and being recognized as a good school 1-16-2015 1:24pm
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              • up and comer for B students. 1-20-2015 9:46am
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    • Pitt. Its a great university. And despite what people think, Pittsburgh is a cool city 1-16-2015 1:16pm
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    • OP here: she's been in a small progressive private since K. All the schools she has applied to are schools that we all agree would be a good fit for her (by we I mean, me, her and...(more) 1-16-2015 1:26pm
      her college counselor)
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    • pitt 1-16-2015 1:27pm
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      • ^^^know two very successful grads who loved it there 1-16-2015 1:27pm
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    • Elon is small and really up and coming. Pittsburgh is a great research university. American has the DC thing. All are potentially good, but Elon sounds most like her...(more) 1-20-2015 9:43am
      current school.
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    • totally depends on what she's looking for! 1-20-2015 9:43am
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    • I like Elon for a kid who is an underachiever and wants to be in the shouth. U Pitt is right across the street from carnegie mellon which might open some opportuniites. Not crazy...(more) 1-20-2015 9:45am
      about the intellectual vibe or lack thereof at American but it is in DC which is a great city!
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  7. New York City Where to donate toddler clothes, a single mac stroller and a bunch of stuffed animals in manh.? 1-15-2015 3:14pm (4 replies)
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  8. New York City Recs for a place near Times Sq (I know, I know) for dh and me to have a drink at 530? 1-14-2015 4:26pm (3 replies)
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    • i heard Andaz was nice 1-14-2015 4:26pm
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      • Do you think he did it? 1-14-2015 4:28pm
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        • ha! you, I like. 1-14-2015 4:43pm
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  9. New York City Collegiate group interview for middle school - does anyone have any experience? What can my son expect? TIA 1-14-2015 9:55am (2 replies)
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    • Have no idea, but good luck. A group interview sounds dreadful. 1-14-2015 9:56am
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      • The good thing is that the possibility of getting in is supposedly so remote (very few spots, we have no connections) that I am not worried! 1-14-2015 10:08am
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  10. New York City Which Apprentice celebrity are you, and why? 1-12-2015 9:53pm (1 reply)
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    • I think I'm Kate... PITA micro manager. 1-12-2015 9:58pm
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  11. New York City Op: so ds would have a "Get out of jail free" card for this kids birthday forever? 1-9-2015 8:48pm (1 reply)
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  12. New York City My 11 yo ds is refusing to go to an 8 yo's birthday party cos he doesn't want to hang out with younger kids. It's the ds of one of my best friends turning 9 so will look bad if...(more) 1-9-2015 8:41pm (13 replies)
    my ds is not there. Shall I force him to go? I think he needs to learn to socialize outside of his ideal group. DH says not to.
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    • Gotta go 1-9-2015 8:42pm
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    • Get him a play date 1-9-2015 8:42pm
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    • leave him at home 1-9-2015 8:43pm
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    • go and bring a gift and let your kid stay home. the 8 yo isn't going to give a shit - the 8yo wants to hang out with his friends. 1-9-2015 8:43pm
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    • if you were my df i wouldn't care if he stayed home 1-9-2015 8:44pm
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    • Say he has a basketball game or something. He doesn't have to go. 1-9-2015 8:45pm
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    • Why does it look bad? Don't put the pressure of your friendships on your kids. 1-9-2015 8:47pm
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    • Are they at all friendly? 1-9-2015 8:48pm
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      • op: no 1-9-2015 8:49pm
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        • Jeez, can you blame him for refusing!? 1-9-2015 8:56pm
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    • don't force your kids to be friends with the kids of your friends….that's awful…he is too old to keep going to this every year. 1-9-2015 8:51pm
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    • Why does he have to go? 1-9-2015 8:52pm
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    • I don't think he needs to attend this one. It is a vast age difference, and if they are not friendly to begin with - why? 1-9-2015 8:55pm
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  13. New York City If a parent, who passed away was verbally andc physically abusive toward your other parent, an alcoholic and neglectful of you and your sibs, would you ever tell your dcs about...(more) 1-9-2015 5:52pm (8 replies)
    it? That parent passed away before dcs are even born fwiw
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    • What would be the point? 1-9-2015 5:52pm
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    • i'd be truthful much later when they are adults. 1-9-2015 5:52pm
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    • i would when they got older. if they are young still, i would tell them he wasn't a good father or husband. 1-9-2015 5:53pm
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    • Maybe when they were adults. 1-9-2015 5:53pm
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      • op, one of my dcs asks from time to time, teen, and its hard to liet 1-9-2015 5:54pm
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        • she is old enough 1-9-2015 5:55pm
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        • She is old enough then 1-9-2015 5:55pm
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        • no one is perfect, we all have our flaws and demons, and xxx was relative's challenge 1-9-2015 5:56pm
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  14. New York City Online dating...(more) 1-8-2015 3:48pm (1 reply)
    I have been online dating for six weeks and gone out with six men and no spark. Anyone who is divorced find love online the second time around?. How many men did you have to date before you found your boyfriend or now DH?
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    • 35 over 3 years. #36 is bf of over a year. Terrible record, it's rough out there. But bf is great. 1-8-2015 3:52pm
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  15. New York City If no longer "toddler" this board would be called... 1-3-2015 9:10pm (1 reply)
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  16. New York City What is it with women and guys' nipples. You like to play your fingers over them. Why? 12-30-2014 12:10pm (0 replies)
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  17. New York City Anyone been to hansel and gretel at the met? will my kids like it or will they complain the whole time. 6 and 8, first opera. 12-28-2014 4:01pm (11 replies)
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    • Not for them 12-28-2014 4:02pm
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      • did you go to this production? 12-28-2014 4:04pm
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    • 6 is too young. 12-28-2014 4:02pm
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    • FWIW, dependingo nthe production it would be fine for the 8yo or not. The one I saw wasn't all that interesting. Magic Flute is a much better first opera for kids around age 12 12-28-2014 4:03pm
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      • Magic flute? I hate that clunky version at the met 12-28-2014 4:07pm
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        • I haven't seen it at the Met. I am in Chicago, we see it at the lyric. Always a wondeful production 12-28-2014 4:09pm
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          • Has to be better than the taymor - that stupid spinning clunking cube 12-28-2014 4:10pm
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    • The family version is only an hour. Music is beautiful. Still, I'd take them to amazing max insetad 12-28-2014 4:04pm
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    • op- Have all of you responding actually gone this year? this is the seasonal family opera at the met. I think 2 hours. 12-28-2014 4:05pm
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      • I posted above - 90 minutes maybe? It's a trippy set and they'll know the story. Last scene with the witch is a hoot. What other things have your kids seen? 12-28-2014 4:08pm
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        • just a couple of ballets, no operas. 12-28-2014 4:26pm
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  18. New York City Neuropsych...(more) 12-26-2014 4:07pm (0 replies)
    Having read several of the comments/inquiries regarding Neuropsychs in NYC, would highly recommend Dr.John Ferrera. found him to be a kind hearted, intelligent, all around decent human being (hard to find in this field). He was extremely helpful in diagnosing and treating my now 9 yr old son with ADHD/anxiety.
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  19. New York City Any MDs in? Doing prep for colonoscopy and I'm dripping swet. Wtf? Should I call dr? I feel sick 12-16-2014 6:46pm (3 replies)
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    • Post in toddler 12-16-2014 6:46pm
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      • Where did I post? I'm sick 12-16-2014 6:48pm
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        • NYC :) I'm the only one here, and I didn't even know I had it selected! And I'm no MD :) 12-16-2014 6:49pm
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  20. New York City AABL results...(more) 12-15-2014 9:52am (0 replies)
    have heard AABL results are not accurate, have you noticed this as well?
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  21. New York City Boca resort tower or boca beach club...(more) 12-14-2014 8:58am (2 replies)
    Will be there for New Years with 6 and 8 year old
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    • I haven't been in years. If you want easy beach access, the beach club. But the resort is lovely if you prefer a more resorty feel 12-14-2014 8:59am
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    • neither. the breakers is far nicer. but boca beach club if you must. 12-14-2014 8:59am
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  22. New York City Drunk dh here. I am drunk. 12-7-2014 10:32pm (13 replies)
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    • do you give good perineal massages like Zoltan? 12-7-2014 10:32pm
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      • I do t envelope know what that means 12-7-2014 10:33pm
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        • Zoltan is giving me a perineal massage. No midwife could do it better! I'm so proud of his skill! 12-7-2014 10:34pm
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    • Are you the widower? 12-7-2014 10:32pm
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    • What do you jerk off to? 12-7-2014 10:33pm
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      • Mostly Norah jones songs 12-7-2014 10:34pm
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        • Gay dad? 12-7-2014 10:34pm
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          • Np: she is very sexy Rome 12-7-2014 10:36pm
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      • my favorite song "the wheels on the bus" 12-7-2014 10:34pm
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    • Who is minding the babies? 12-7-2014 10:35pm
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    • Can my cheating dh not cheat again? 12-7-2014 10:36pm
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  23. New York City New bf has psoriasis. How do I dump him? 12-7-2014 10:15pm (6 replies)
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    • Via text. 12-7-2014 10:15pm
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    • Derm here - rough. 12-7-2014 10:18pm
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      • What are you talking about. 12-7-2014 10:19pm
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        • You are rough. To dump. 2% of the US population has psoriasis. PS, it's your boyfriend and you just found this out? 12-7-2014 10:20pm
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      • Np: I thought you were making a dermatological pun 12-7-2014 10:22pm
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  24. New York City Dd turning 13 we are in Mamaroneck and she wants her friends from manahttan and new friends from here...so where and what do we do? I have no money...budget is 500 12 kids and she...(more) 12-3-2014 3:56pm (13 replies)
    hates ice skating...anyone btdt? Need fresh ideas! TIA!
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    • slumber party and poker. 12-3-2014 3:57pm
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    • Bday party at city center movie theater. Dinner and movie in theater. 12-3-2014 3:58pm
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      • ^^or hibachi restaurant. Then dessert at home 12-3-2014 4:03pm
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      • Yes this sounds good. Do we still do goody bags at 12/13??? 12-3-2014 4:03pm
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        • If you want to you can do some candy and a strawberry EOS gloss or nailplosh... 12-3-2014 4:05pm
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    • You have no money and live in mamaroneck? 12-3-2014 3:58pm
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      • Mamaroneck is very mixed btw 12-3-2014 3:59pm
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        • Oh, i did not know. Ty! 12-3-2014 4:00pm
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      • in a nice huge apartment (OP) 12-3-2014 4:04pm
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    • if you have no money either don't have a party or have less than the 12 dcs she is inviting. 12-3-2014 4:02pm
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      • 500 can cover pizza, cake and drinks and stuff but not TOO much more... 12-3-2014 4:03pm
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    • Slumber party! DONE! 12-3-2014 4:05pm
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  25. New York City Does it make me terrible that I like "playful/flirty" conversations with other women without my dw knowing? 12-2-2014 10:19pm (21 replies)
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    • so does your wife. does that bother you? 12-2-2014 10:20pm
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      • While i doubt it... Not really 12-2-2014 10:22pm
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    • define playful/flirt 12-2-2014 10:20pm
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      • Naughty talk 12-2-2014 10:22pm
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        • not cool in my opinion 12-2-2014 10:22pm
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          • ^^you are basically cheating 12-2-2014 10:23pm
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            • ^^why not have naughty talk with your wife? 12-2-2014 10:24pm
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              • Not really her thinf 12-2-2014 10:24pm
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                • well make it her thing and stop doing it with other women. You are cheating and she would not be ok with this if she found out. 12-2-2014 10:24pm
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    • Not at all. Why not share with her? 12-2-2014 10:24pm
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      • I've tried... She doesn't like it 12-2-2014 10:25pm
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        • you married her - you are being pretty disrespectful if you are sexting other women 12-2-2014 10:26pm
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      • because his dw would not be cool with his sexting 12-2-2014 10:26pm
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    • not that many is worse than one, but how many are we talking about here? 12-2-2014 10:27pm
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      • I have a feeling he has a whole bunch of ladies he is sexting with who do not know he is married 12-2-2014 10:28pm
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      • Random people on Kik or yahoo. Never done anything physical 12-2-2014 10:28pm
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        • that is totally cheating - stop doing this - you must feel awful about it deep down. This road only leads bad bad places 12-2-2014 10:29pm
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        • keep your hoes online 12-2-2014 10:29pm
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    • clearly i'm in the minority, but who doesn't feel better after a little harmless flirt? 12-2-2014 10:33pm
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      • That's my thought and while I feel guilty... A little flirty naughty text and me "doing my thing" has probably kept me from physically cheatinf 12-2-2014 10:35pm
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        • Very weak excuse/rationalization. How about dont cheat bc you're not a piece of shit. How would you feel if dw were setting with men who know you? Maybe you two ont have that now,...(more) 12-2-2014 10:56pm
          But she does or could with others too. Fix what you have instead of counting her out to justify taking the lazy way out.
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