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by Taurwen
Thu Jul 27, 15:08 2017
Forum: Feminism
Topic: Dating Older Men as a Feminist
Replies: 19
Views: 1646

Re: Dating Older Men as a Feminist

I gotta admit, the idea of using whore as an insult has always confused me. In what other scenario is "you are so good at ABC, you should get paid to do it" an insult?
I wish I got paid to have sex, that'd be up there with being a taste tester at Ben & Jerry's
by Taurwen
Thu Jul 27, 15:05 2017
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting
Topic: bad reasons for having a baby
Replies: 5
Views: 37

Re: bad reasons for having a baby

-I loved being pregnant.
-My sister really wants a niece
-While I was pregnant and roughly 7months after a lot of my mental health issues seemed to balance out.
-I'd get more financial aid for going back to school.
-the first one was pretty cute, we could do that again.
by Taurwen
Thu Jul 27, 12:23 2017
Forum: Careers & Education
Topic: Harassment in the Workplace training
Replies: 11
Views: 550

Re: Harassment in the Workplace training

You seem pretty keen on the status quo. Is there no value in bettering situations/things?
by Taurwen
Thu Jul 27, 12:22 2017
Forum: Feminism
Topic: Dating Older Men as a Feminist
Replies: 19
Views: 1646

Re: Dating Older Men as a Feminist

Huh, I call that not being an asshole. Don't touch people who don't want to be touched. If your partner wants to be monogamous and you don't, don't be with your partner.

Other than the no touching, can someone be a hoe while single?
by Taurwen
Thu Jul 27, 12:20 2017
Forum: Feminism
Topic: Rape culture doesn't exist
Replies: 12
Views: 89

Re: Rape culture doesn't exist

Actually, we're being explicit that rape is not sex. I've had sex with quite a few people, can't say I've ever encountered a situation where getting consent ever ruined the mood. I find it alarming that so many people think it will. I've also been in a situation that "wasn't sexual assault beca...
by Taurwen
Thu Jul 27, 6:57 2017
Forum: Feminism
Topic: Dating Older Men as a Feminist
Replies: 19
Views: 1646

Re: Dating Older Men as a Feminist

Can you please explain what you mean by "don't be a hoe" Keen?
Thank you.
by Taurwen
Tue Jul 25, 19:18 2017
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting
Topic: Just Can't Let It Go
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: Just Can't Let It Go

We didn't find out specifically because we didn't want a lot of pink stuff if it was a girl.

Somehow MIL has still given us a ton of pink clothing that she'll change him into everytime she comes over.
I hate pink.
by Taurwen
Sun Jul 23, 11:24 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: What did you love about the 1990s?
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Re: What did you love about the 1990s?

My sister came from the 90s, I'm rather fond of her.
by Taurwen
Sun Jul 23, 11:23 2017
Forum: Careers & Education
Topic: Back to School!
Replies: 8
Views: 168

Re: Back to School!

The course description states In this course we will introduce and examine two central questions in the philosophy of mind: (1) how is it that the mind is able to think about particular things outside of itself? (2) What is the place of the mind in nature? Our discussion of question (1) will lead to...
by Taurwen
Sat Jul 22, 9:48 2017
Forum: Careers & Education
Topic: Back to School!
Replies: 8
Views: 168

Re: Back to School!

Thanks everyone. Sorry I didn't get back sooner. Monday was a bit of a shit show, and they told me it'd take five business days to process my registration. Fortunately they did it much faster. I got all my top choices, first semester I'm just taking Philosophy and Social Criticism, which will be int...
by Taurwen
Sat Jul 15, 10:20 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: Where will you be in five years?
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Where will you be in five years?

Probably still here. If not than hopefully in Iceland pursuing a master's. Or if we win the lottery we never play and I can focus on school fulltime maybe Newfoundland pursing my PhD.
by Taurwen
Sat Jul 15, 10:18 2017
Forum: Careers & Education
Topic: Back to School!
Replies: 8
Views: 168

Back to School!

So on Monday I have an appointment to reregister at my school. I'm pretty psyched about it because holy hell, I will get a degree if it kills me. The only down size is Monday is also course enrollment day for my year which means I may not get my top picks (enrollment starts at like 5am and my appoin...
by Taurwen
Tue Jul 11, 19:09 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: What was the weirdest food you've ever eaten?
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: What was the weirdest food you've ever eaten?

I don't think I've ever eaten anything all that weird. A couple different kinds or reptile meat I guess (I have decided I do not like reptile meat)
by Taurwen
Tue Jul 11, 19:08 2017
Forum: Science & Technology
Topic: Studies That Prove Link Between Autism and Vaccines
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Re: Studies That Prove Link Between Autism and Vaccines

My sister had shingles. Approximately 4 years after she got the chicken pox (c.p. At 5, shingles at 9)

I don't really have anything else to add.
by Taurwen
Mon Jul 10, 20:44 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: What was your first pet?
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: What was your first pet?

First solely mine was a bunch of fish. But I consider my cat Bob to be the first pet I had a real relationship with. He disappeared right after I graduated high school. Sometimes I think my parents got rid of him so it'd be easier to move into a rental, but he was an older outdoor cat. Best case sce...
by Taurwen
Sun Jul 9, 12:17 2017
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting
Topic: Happiest Baby on the Block
Replies: 8
Views: 386

Re: Happiest Baby on the Block

My mom was told to choose one book and use that instead of trying to make sense of all the conflicting books out there. I found wonder weeks really great but the library only had two copies and it was always popular so I never finished it. I was really unhappy with like 95% of the breastfeeding advi...
by Taurwen
Tue Jul 4, 12:27 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: Muscle cramps
Replies: 13
Views: 266

Re: Muscle cramps

I'm not sure how it works in the states, but to become a massage therapist here you need a certain number of hours preforming massage so MT Schools will often have clinics where students provide massages for a much lower rate. I know I just said find a professional you trust but if you've got a budg...
by Taurwen
Tue Jul 4, 6:33 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: Muscle cramps
Replies: 13
Views: 266

Re: Muscle cramps

Okay, finally spoke to my partner. He said, basically cramps are generally caused by three things. Your muscle can't work properly because of imbalance of magnesium & potassium, in which case you might have to fiddle around with those to get everything back how it should be. Your muscle isn't ge...
by Taurwen
Mon Jul 3, 9:38 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: Muscle cramps
Replies: 13
Views: 266

Re: Muscle cramps

I have failed at remembering to ask about this. I'll send a text right now lol
by Taurwen
Sun Jul 2, 11:06 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: Happy 1st spacefemmiversary Taurwen!
Replies: 8
Views: 214

Re: Happy 1st spacefemmiversary Taurwen!

Holy cow, a year already!
Thanks guys :)
by Taurwen
Sat Jul 1, 8:12 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: Muscle cramps
Replies: 13
Views: 266

Re: Muscle cramps

My partner is a massage therapist, and after about ten years of work physical jobs my back was pretty fucked up. With a lot conjoling on his part and tears on mine he worked through a lot of the trouble. Considering the pain I was in after all the treatments I bet a good massage every so often would...
by Taurwen
Fri Jun 30, 17:25 2017
Forum: Random
Topic: Have you gone surfing?
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Have you gone surfing?

I've been knee boarding. I did a pretty good job considering I suck at knee boarding.
by Taurwen
Fri Jun 30, 9:29 2017
Forum: Mixed Media
Topic: what are you reading?
Replies: 155
Views: 46857

Re: what are you reading?

Sorry, I meant Post Partum Anxiety.

I like children's book.
by Taurwen
Thu Jun 29, 19:01 2017
Forum: Mixed Media
Topic: what are you reading?
Replies: 155
Views: 46857

Re: what are you reading?

Just finished Jenny Lawson's Furiously Happy. I didn't like it as much as Let's Pretend The Never Happened, but still I'm glad I picked it up. It did make me more determined to get a therapist, so that's something. I also finished Peadar O'Guilin's The Call. Which was a really cool premise (Fairies ...
by Taurwen
Tue Jun 27, 7:55 2017
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting
Topic: Just Can't Let It Go
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Just Can't Let It Go

There are parental wars (okay, I admit it, they are mommy wars) all over the internet. If it has to do with pregnancy/infants/children there are people fighting over it. For the most part, I just do not care. As long as your kid is fed, hygienic and untraumatized I figure you're winning. There are s...

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