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My father referred to the protests as "riots" and I told him that calling them riots was racist. He looked very uncomfortable and then conceded that it probably was racist. I'm not applauding myself or anything, I'm just saying there is stuff we can do on a micro level in our own lives far away from Ferguson. » 8/20/14 1:06pm Yesterday 1:06pm

This is like "the only moral abortion is my abortion" people. When anyone else does it, it's because of entitlements, immorality, laziness, etc etc. When they do it, it makes total sense and how dare you question them. This is called attribution bias, and it is strong with these ones. » 8/18/14 8:15am Monday 8:15am

Oh honey. What a huge shock for you. I'm sure it's equally as relieving to your partner to finally have this out in the open. First, as someone who has had eating disorders, the fact that he's going to therapy right away tells me that he's ready to tackle his problems. I resisted help for years because I didn't think… » 8/16/14 10:31am Saturday 10:31am

Anything with familiar smells will be nice because it will be comforting to kitty. Make sure kitty has a "hiding spot" that she can go to so she can feel safe. (Under a bed, under a small table, etc etc). Don't pressure her to come out of her hiding spot. Just help her feel calm and that you love her! (Source: Moved 3… » 8/14/14 6:43am 8/14/14 6:43am

The other day at the convenience store, a guy in line behind me told me, "I like your get up". I pretended I didn't hear him. He repeated himself twice more. He got into my personal space to make sure I heard him. I felt so uncomfortable and I felt like saying something to him about me not dressing up for his… » 8/12/14 6:14pm 8/12/14 6:14pm