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  • in reply to: Where do things go? #1016295

    fkelly
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    Into nonbeing, which is to say everything.

    in reply to: Bayswater Vs. Far Rockaway #1015698

    fkelly
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    There are lots of boys from Darchei who live in Bayswater. If you have a car, the distance is really no big deal. There’s a small grocery store in between Bayswater and Far Rockaway. The larger ones are only a couple minutes further away by car.

    in reply to: My Sighting of/Experience with the Hydra Troll #1013712

    fkelly
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    SPOILER ALERT

    Sorry pixelate, Marvel already brought him back to life! Some alien drug.

    in reply to: My Sighting of/Experience with the Hydra Troll #1013709

    fkelly
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    That’s very serious! You should probably tell Coulson about this.

    in reply to: Thrift Shopping #1064112

    fkelly
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    All for only 20 dollars that you had in your pocket?

    in reply to: Do You Post in the Coffee Room? #1010208

    fkelly
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    Aha rebyid! Thanks for the clarification! I knew something was off about my post…

    in reply to: Do You Post in the Coffee Room? #1010206

    fkelly
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    I’ve never posted.

    in reply to: Dancing in the Dark, by Shoshana Mael #1010876

    fkelly
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    Lucky you that you think that. But I know lots of stories that are this bad and worse.

    in reply to: Dancing in the Dark, by Shoshana Mael #1010873

    fkelly
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    I agree keepitcoming. That part was a bit unrealistic. But other than that I thought it was amazingly accurate. Plus these are topics that frum people rarely speak about so I think it’s really great that she wrote it!

    in reply to: Dancing in the Dark, by Shoshana Mael #1010870

    fkelly
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    Wow! Just read this book, it’s probably the best Jewish novel I’ve ever read. Very accurate!!

    in reply to: Part Time Social Worker #1005258

    fkelly
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    You can try Otsar or Yeled V’Yalda.

    in reply to: Seminaries #1043504

    fkelly
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    It’s good that your friends are CPR certified.

    in reply to: CR kabbalah #1011545

    fkelly
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    Haha me too WIY!

    in reply to: What to do #1000893

    fkelly
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    I think all of our suggestions basically come down to the same thing- don’t let it all stay inside! It’s so unhealthy. However you think will be the most helpful, get it out. Go for therapy, find a teacher or friend, write a diary… Anything you do will unburden you partially. I personally think if you find a therapist who is a good match for you it can really help. But everybody is different and that may not be the best for some. Good luck! I’m sorry things are so tough 🙁

    in reply to: for those going crazy… #1006383

    fkelly
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    Lots of people might take this the wrong way so I’m sorry in advance. When people say they have no friends feel left out, etc it makes me really upset! At a certain point if the popular kids don’t want to be friends with you MOVE ON! Find your own group of friends! I don’t mean to be callous as I went through this in seventh grade and I remember how hard it was for me. But at a certain point you have to stop wallowing in self pity and make your own group of friends. And yes they might not be exactly the type you want to hang out with but your alternative is no one. I did that for a few years and now I have a great group of friends. But when I see other people complaining that we aren’t nice enough I just wish they’d make their own friends instead of focusing that they’re not friends with us.

    in reply to: What to do #1000889

    fkelly
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    I agree with popa. Unless you know for certain that you can trust someone you shouldn’t talk to them. But going for therapy could be really helpful for you, a therapist is in a muh better position to help you.

    in reply to: I promise, bli neder… #999855

    fkelly
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    Technically a promise isn’t a bender unless it’s about a mitzvah. So there’s really no need to say bli neder.

    in reply to: is it fair? #999853

    fkelly
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    Haleivi how would that help? Then the pre-mods have to read it. Maybe people should just be cognizant of what they’re writing.

    I’m with you – 29

    in reply to: One Reason Why Public School Kids in NYC are Uneducated. #999800

    fkelly
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    How many days a year are your Jewish children off from school due to holidays? Surely more than 17.

    in reply to: What does the recent ban mean for YWN? #999442

    fkelly
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    What does that mean for everyone? Would they rather people got news from secular sources? Because that’s how it was before the jewish places started.

    in reply to: Where do tall gals shop? #999470

    fkelly
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    Don’t know where you live, but there’s also in Elzee in Lawrence.

    in reply to: How to stop watching TV #1006659

    fkelly
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    Ourtorah- you obviously don’t know anyone who had an addiction. People who are addicted to something can not just stop. It doesn’t work like that. And when they do they have withdrawal for weeks. And the craving is always there.

    in reply to: Lashon Hora: Our hardest tikkun? #999182

    fkelly
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    Since when do only nonJews teach positive speech? And I will point out that the bullying and cursing that goes on in public schools cannot be compared with how Jewish children act. Instead of knocking a while group of people, maybe focus on how good they are in comparison to others.

    in reply to: How to stop watching TV #1006652

    fkelly
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    Don’t forget that you didn’t for a few weeks! You should be proud of yourself for that.

    in reply to: BJJ letter came! I'm in! #1043429

    fkelly
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    And Walton, if you don’t go to seminary you can’t possibly want a Kollel boy. Only girls who went to seminary are enlightened enough to know that’s the only way to serve HaShem.

    in reply to: What defines a messed up school? #998329

    fkelly
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    Twisted- why would the school turn you into a sociopath? Are the other 90% sociopaths?

    in reply to: CBT #1032508

    fkelly
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    That may be true Lost, but just because one thing worked for you it does not mean it will work for others.

    in reply to: CBT #1032503

    fkelly
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    So medication may have been the best choice for you. Other people prefer therapy. There is no way that is better above all others because every person is different.

    in reply to: Fun while it lasted #998839

    fkelly
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    Welcome back Shopping!

    in reply to: CBT #1032499

    fkelly
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    Ok I hear that. So I would modify my post to that depression is different in every person. No one case can tell you something universal about it. So just because medication helps one person it may not help another.

    in reply to: CBT #1032496

    fkelly
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    Lost1970- That depends on why you’re depressed. Postpartum depression, for example, is chemically/hormone based and therefore is treated with medication. Someone who is depressed because of life experiences may or may not medication. It all depends on the person.

    in reply to: Mussar from current events #1001247

    fkelly
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    Well said WIY!! +1

    in reply to: Scientology #998023

    fkelly
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    Sam2- do you know what the principles of it are?

    in reply to: Scientology #998017

    fkelly
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    Ok I get that no one believes in it! I just want to know what it is. And why intelligent people would be part of it.

    in reply to: losing hair #997921

    fkelly
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    Chai lifeline would have ways for them to contact other parents for support.

    Ive seen cancer dolls- with a bandana and a chemo port, maybe try to find one for her. It would be really great for her to play pretend doctor!

    in reply to: losing hair #997915

    fkelly
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    I know a little girl with cancer who had a peace sticker tattoo on top of her head. I thought it was such a nice way of embracing the fact that she has cancer and no hair.

    in reply to: How to get this song?? #997336

    fkelly
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    Ask around, I’m sure some of your friends may have it. I have a few of her songs, a friend of mine sent it to me. But that doesn’t help you very much cuz I have no way to send them to you.

    in reply to: What is up with this website?! #997333

    fkelly
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    Thanks whoever fixed it!

    in reply to: How many inches do you think is a blizzard? #999141

    fkelly
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    Lol squeak

    in reply to: "To train up a child" #997744

    fkelly
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    It isn’t illegal to sell a book like that? It should be!


    fkelly
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    Trust, it also sounds sort of dictatorship and a teenager who craves independence hates that.

    in reply to: What defines a messed up school? #998311

    fkelly
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    And you went to school years ago.

    in reply to: How to ask a rebellious teen to do something without getting resistance #997111

    fkelly
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    Let me teach you a rule about teenagers. If they want to do something and you forbid them it’ll make them much more likely to do it. Don’t tell your kid you don’t let them smoke. And don’t say this is my house so while you’re here you follow my rules. That makes everything much worse. You can let them know that you disapprove, how dangerous it is, how even though now it seems cool it’s not worth it in the long run. And then let it go! Because the more you push your rules on them, the further you will alienate them.

    in reply to: disabilities support group #996203

    fkelly
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    Do you live in New York? What age are you looking for? Ohel bais Ezra has groups in 5towns and Brooklyn for ages 7-16. I honk HASC has groups in Williamsburg and Boro Park for about the same ages. Many friendship circles have groups, usually for younger kids.

    in reply to: How to ask a rebellious teen to do something without getting resistance #997095

    fkelly
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    Well said Syag! Don’t tell your kids things that they can figure out on their own and you won’t have this problem. Teens want to be independent. If you’re constantly telling them what to do then of course they won’t listen.

    in reply to: Making fun of people who are frummer than you #996522

    fkelly
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    Maybe they feel threatened by the people frummer than them because they feel like they’re being judged. And making fun is their way of trying to convince themselves that they don’t care.

    in reply to: If you were invisible… #995968

    fkelly
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    Along your lines Syag! I’d follow all the criminals who were acquitted based on some stupid technicality or defense and freak them out. Make them think the ghosts of the people they hurt or their families are coming to haunt them.

    in reply to: Teachers… #996056

    fkelly
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    I had a teacher in elementary school that was absolutely disgusting to us. She made up the craziest stories and would tell them to us all the time. She never actually tought us anything. And she was so mean to a few or us that she decided she hated. I probably cried nearly every day that year. I don’t think anyone in my class will every forget her.

    in reply to: Is this the result? #996270

    fkelly
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    If a school feels they need a student to leave the least they can do is help them find a better school for the child.

    in reply to: All Mocking is Assur… #995706

    fkelly
    Member

    What about mock weddings? Those are fun.

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