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Old 08-14-2015, 07:11 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Been married to one for over a quarter century.
Y'all can have the rest of them.


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Old 08-16-2015, 10:41 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 08-16-2015, 11:56 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Did she think you're wrong about your career in some technical aspect, or wrong somehow for having chosen that career? You can't be "wrong" for choosing a career when that choice is arbitrary, personal, and subjective, unless you are arguing that you chose it for some objective reason (i.e. "I chose to become a marine art historian because the starting salary for marine art historians is one million dollars per year." "You're wrong about that." vs. "I chose to become a rutabaga farmer because I like rutabagas and farming them." "I can't say you're wrong about that, because that is impossible for me to know.").
I went running with a friend and as we walked back to my car, a friend of his invited him somewhere, and he asked if I wanted to come along. In the future, I will forgo her company.

She is also friends with an old roommate and I used to only know that he was home because I would hear her inexplicably loud laughter while I was studying or sleeping. I used to ask her to work on her inside voice, I was trying to study.

I told my friend something about looking for a job and she started talking over me.

My second Bachelor's is the undergraduate to become a Speech Language Pathologist (speech therapist) and I want to work as an SLP Assistant until I can earn my Master's, but there are far more SLP job postings than for SLPAs, and assistants are legally prohibited from doing many of the responsibilities of SLPs. I told my friend that SLPAs usually do not receive as many hours as their supervisors and his friend interrupted and started telling me how I was wrong.
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Old 08-23-2015, 02:57 PM   #14 (permalink)
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When I was home on leave for Christmas, with just a couple of weeks left of Basic, some girl tried to argue with me about how boot camp, because she knew!

When I was in Germany, there were only a few singles at Church, and only one had a car, so she always drove us, when she felt like going. The ride was half an hour long and I tried to not say anything, because whenever I started talking, the girl driving would tell me that I was wrong. It did not matter the subject, things that happened at home, college, and my Army job, which was different than hers. I almost always talked about things she did not know, but I did not feel that I could say anything without her telling me that I was wrong.

Tonight, a neighbor asked if I wanted to go running, which was totally cool, especially because I had already ran today. We were walking back to my car and he was invited to watch a movie and asked if I wanted to go. In the car, she absolutely contradicted me about the career that I have chosen.

I spent two years studying it thoroughly. I was active on here, I studied, i tried to sleep, and I did little else. I finished over a year ago and I continued trying to learn about it, periodically looking for jobs, finally doing an internship, and looking for jobs again, but I was absolutely wrong because she "knew people."

Do some people just want to feel that others are wrong?
Ok. I get it. Follow my directions to the "T". Here's what I want you to do:

Ya know how those three Americans sacrificed themselves by rushing that French terrorist on the train? We need you to make the same sacrifice for your fellow man.

I want you to marry the girl. Take her "off the market" so no other man steps on that "landmine".

Don't think twice. You're doing this for God and country.
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Or you could say "That's not argument, that's just contradiction." They will be forced to say "No, it isn't".
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Old 08-24-2015, 12:45 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Argument is an intellectual process. Contradiction is just the automatic gainsaying of any statement the other person makes.

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Old 08-24-2015, 06:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
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No it isn't.

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I'll reiterate the comment I always make in response to your posts; no good can come of maintaining a friendship with females. They will find ways to suck the life out of you and give little to nothing in return.

Make more guy friends who are interested in the same things as you and will respond to either reason or physical force. Women respond to neither.
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My Wife's uncle is always right. At every family reunion, he's doing all the talking. Of course, he'll ask everyone their opinions, and even allow her/him to answer, but his reply (= monologue) will be the same. The more alcohol he drinks, the more right he is. BTW - he has an alcohol problem, so he's always right.

And he's not a woman, unless women have prostate problems...

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