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Response to rppper (Original post)

Sat Aug 25, 2012, 10:19 PM

22. So happy for you!

I hope you have gotten your brother back! Remember to be patient with him on his journey to the light side. It can be a very difficult, but rewarding journey.

I have found that it helps to let them think that they are relaying information that you have never heard. Like this:

Him: Hey brother, did you hear that Rmoney roof racked his dog on a 12 hour car trip?
You: What? Who would do such a thing? (Of course, you already knew) Give him one more bit of information about Seamus, and watch him run to his computer to look it up.

I have found that with my ex-Republican husband, it helps to challenge him to find information on his own. Like I say "Now why would Mittens not want to show his tax returns?" Next thing I know, he is telling me about 3 or 4 articles he has read about the topic.

Regardless of what Republicans like to think, people get a real sense of accomplishment from using their brains. Of course, that is the last thing a Republican wants them to do.

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