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The day I crossed over

Old Jun 25th 2007, 12:35 pm
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That doesn't seem fair. If you are no longer bringing up children, why should you be supported when you could be making a contribution?
Its called give and take. The husband gives and the wife takes. I find that very fair!
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Old Jun 25th 2007, 1:52 pm
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Meow trust me raising kids is way harder the working! I am looking forward to some ME time soon.
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Old Jun 25th 2007, 2:24 pm
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That doesn't seem fair. If you are no longer bringing up children, why should you be supported when you could be making a contribution?
but Meow, if someone has given up their career - which may have been very successful - to look after the kids, and been away from work for a number of years, then it's not always easy to get back on the career ladder. Granted, you could probably get a lower lever job, but why should you do that? and as long as the family income means you don't have to work, then why should you...?

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Old Jun 25th 2007, 2:29 pm
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That doesn't seem fair. If you are no longer bringing up children, why should you be supported when you could be making a contribution?

This is a choice between husband and wife, ie a marital decision not a business contract
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Old Jun 25th 2007, 3:38 pm
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hey, I carried on working, looked after the home and brought up my family. The husband just went to work. I think I've earned my "me time". Think they call it multitasking, something men seem to find difficult. As for making a contribution, I do, I'm here arent I?
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hey, I carried on working, looked after the home and brought up my family. The husband just went to work. I think I've earned my "me time". Think they call it multitasking, something men seem to find difficult. As for making a contribution, I do, I'm here arent I?
exactly!!! and what is more you help him spend his assets! I won't be going back to work again that's for sure, absolutely no chance.
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Old Jun 25th 2007, 6:45 pm
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Its called give and take. The husband gives and the wife takes. I find that very fair!
Exactly, I dont mind if my wife visits the Spa, massage etc etc, she assures me it is only QR20 a visit, so whats the problem? I believe a Starbucks can cost more than that!!
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exactly!!! and what is more you help him spend his assets! I won't be going back to work again that's for sure, absolutely no chance.
Exactly I took early retirement at 26
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Old Jun 25th 2007, 6:53 pm
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Exactly, I dont mind if my wife visits the Spa, massage etc etc, she assures me it is only QR20 a visit, so whats the problem? I believe a Starbucks can cost more than that!!
Good Lord, I'm definitely in love!!!!!!!
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Old Jun 26th 2007, 8:10 am
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You should all get up your asses and find a job!!!Contribute to society...
They say it takes a village to raise a kid...So let the village raise it/him/her!!!
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Old Jun 26th 2007, 9:32 am
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Confucius, what can I say. I've brought mine up without the help of the 'village'. Dont you think I deserve a rest. Oh and I think I am making a contribution to society by spending our money and helping the local economy Haha even made myself laugh then.
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Confucius, what can I say. I've brought mine up without the help of the 'village'. Dont you think I deserve a rest. Oh and I think I am making a contribution to society by spending our money and helping the local economy Haha even made myself laugh then.
Good point, my coffee drinking is helping all those South American coffee bean farmers big time. I better go and have another cup.
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Old Jun 26th 2007, 9:42 am
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Good point, my coffee drinking is helping all those South American coffee bean farmers big time. I better go and have another cup.
and if I stop the vodka the russian economy will collapse
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Old Jun 26th 2007, 9:43 am
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Live and let live...no need to justify what you do or how you do it...only you know what's right for you...
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Old Jun 26th 2007, 11:20 am
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Confucius, what can I say. I've brought mine up without the help of the 'village'. Dont you think I deserve a rest. Oh and I think I am making a contribution to society by spending our money and helping the local economy Haha even made myself laugh then.
Looks like your man left you in an isolated area...
"Our money"???His money is "our" money,and "our" money is "your" money...
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Good point, my coffee drinking is helping all those South American coffee bean farmers big time. I better go and have another cup.
Yes,but what they don't know is that their welfare is making you hyperactive...
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and if I stop the vodka the russian economy will collapse
Yeltsin did that once...
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Live and let live...no need to justify what you do or how you do it...only you know what's right for you...
Ahhh yes...The voice of reason...What are you wearing???
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