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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-12-06 03:32 PM
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10. and...have an extra bathroom in the basement with a locking door...
not that "I" personally have one of those... :D
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  -Are babies the end of having a good social life? Radical Activist  Jun-12-06 03:20 PM   #0 
  - Yeah it is, but they don't stay babies long. nt  LeftyMom   Jun-12-06 03:23 PM   #1 
  - That's right. Babies only get in the way for the first couple of years,  radwriter0555   Jun-13-06 12:22 AM   #49 
  - Here's more about me than you'll ever care to know...  MrsGrumpy   Jun-12-06 03:23 PM   #2 
  - Well...  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 03:28 PM   #5 
     - My life is way better because of them, not in spite of them.  MrsGrumpy   Jun-12-06 03:30 PM   #8 
  - I'm quite certain  miss_american_pie   Jun-12-06 03:25 PM   #3 
  - haha  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 03:26 PM   #4 
     - I babysat for a couple who I am absolutely convinced were swingers.  eyesroll   Jun-12-06 03:29 PM   #7 
     - and...have an extra bathroom in the basement with a locking door...  MrsGrumpy   Jun-12-06 03:32 PM   #10 
     - My social life involved  miss_american_pie   Jun-12-06 04:04 PM   #21 
  - You sound like a friggin dinosaur.  Vash the Stampede   Jun-12-06 03:28 PM   #6 
  - yawn  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 04:11 PM   #23 
  - I've never had a baby, but my live-in SO has a three-year-old.  eyesroll   Jun-12-06 03:32 PM   #9 
  - I think it depends on you and your kid.  missb   Jun-12-06 03:32 PM   #11 
  - more an end than a means, no doubt. n/t  Lance_Boyle   Jun-12-06 03:34 PM   #12 
  - They certainly change it, but they only end it if you're unimaginative.  Xithras   Jun-12-06 03:37 PM   #13 
  - It's a different kind of social life  gollygee   Jun-12-06 03:42 PM   #14 
  - I don't, but my social life isn't that great anyway...  otherlander   Jun-12-06 03:44 PM   #15 
  - They would surely say  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 03:48 PM   #16 
     - Goddamnnit, you! Don't do that whilst I'm drinking tea!  otherlander   Jun-12-06 03:53 PM   #17 
        - no way  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 04:03 PM   #20 
           - If you do it again I'll chop your hands off.  otherlander   Jun-12-06 08:59 PM   #43 
  - Heck no!  LaraMN   Jun-12-06 03:57 PM   #18 
  - hehe  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 04:01 PM   #19 
  - "...once you (or your spouse) burst(s) a child from your loins."  kmla   Jun-13-06 12:56 PM   #68 
  - nope nt  izzybeans   Jun-12-06 04:09 PM   #22 
  - They change it but don't destroy it  seemunkee   Jun-12-06 04:16 PM   #24 
  - We would rather hang out with our kids than most adults  fishnfla   Jun-12-06 04:31 PM   #25 
  - Kids are my social life  jobycom   Jun-12-06 04:42 PM   #26 
  - Okay, this is bothering me  jobycom   Jun-12-06 04:43 PM   #27 
  - heh  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 04:46 PM   #28 
     - Ah.  jobycom   Jun-12-06 04:48 PM   #30 
  - I am childfree and proud of it!  Cascadian   Jun-12-06 04:48 PM   #29 
  - no  tigereye   Jun-12-06 04:59 PM   #31 
  - After reading your response  Radical Activist   Jun-12-06 05:08 PM   #34 
     - well, what is a social life, how are you defining it?  tigereye   Jun-12-06 05:14 PM   #36 
  - it depends...  nickinSTL   Jun-12-06 05:04 PM   #32 
  - That is  Radical Activist   Jun-13-06 11:46 AM   #62 
  - It definitely put a crimp in it, but I wouldn't call it an end.  Pithlet   Jun-12-06 05:06 PM   #33 
  - oh wait...i was thinking of Liv TYLER...  QuestionAll   Jun-12-06 05:10 PM   #35 
  - she's great too  Radical Activist   Jun-13-06 11:53 AM   #63 
  - Of course it's the end of your social life...  SteppingRazor   Jun-12-06 05:28 PM   #37 
  - You can have a social life without staying out til 5 am.  rbnyc   Jun-13-06 01:21 PM   #71 
  - excuse me -- just passing through.  xchrom   Jun-12-06 05:41 PM   #38 
  - Depends on what your social life was like before the kids.  tjdee   Jun-12-06 05:54 PM   #39 
  - agreed/ our social life before baby was dinner with friends,  yellowdogintexas   Jun-12-06 10:56 PM   #45 
  - That's the best part about the bars-  xmas74   Jun-13-06 01:06 AM   #52 
  - bar  Radical Activist   Jun-13-06 11:35 AM   #60 
  - Remove the word 'good' from the first choice  China_cat   Jun-12-06 05:55 PM   #40 
  - Question is ambiguous  Xipe Totec   Jun-12-06 06:20 PM   #41 
  - No. You just can't hang out as much...  devilgrrl   Jun-12-06 06:23 PM   #42 
  - All depends when you have the kids  fortyfeetunder   Jun-12-06 10:30 PM   #44 
  - I have some dear friends that I met BECAUSE I had children.f  mykpart   Jun-12-06 11:00 PM   #46 
  - At First When You Have A Baby  AutumnMist   Jun-12-06 11:06 PM   #47 
  - We have 5 kids. We were never social butterflies to begin with.  Beausoir   Jun-12-06 11:18 PM   #48 
  - I've just never wanted them. Neither has my wife. We wouldn't be...  Robeson   Jun-13-06 12:25 AM   #50 
  - It's definitely different.  xmas74   Jun-13-06 01:03 AM   #51 
  - Other  last_texas_dem   Jun-13-06 01:57 AM   #53 
  - My friend and her husband have no social life after having the baby,  texanwitch   Jun-13-06 02:27 AM   #54 
  - I dunno about kids, but having a cat sure can be. (nt)  Heidi   Jun-13-06 02:33 AM   #55 
  - Happily, Proudly Child-Free  REP   Jun-13-06 02:47 AM   #56 
  - Babies grow up. So while, right now, your social life  kiraboo   Jun-13-06 09:10 AM   #57 
  - It's very temporary  GloriaSmith   Jun-13-06 09:19 AM   #58 
  - On the other hand my parents moved to a new city 2 years before my older..  JVS   Jun-13-06 09:22 AM   #59 
  - Finally, some honest parents.  Radical Activist   Jun-13-06 11:40 AM   #61 
  - Speaking of active social life, should three be a central IL Du meetup...  JVS   Jun-13-06 12:21 PM   #64 
     - Not a bad idea  Radical Activist   Jun-13-06 12:47 PM   #65 
        - I think a chambana event might be nice. $4 pitchers of Old Style rock!  JVS   Jun-13-06 12:52 PM   #66 
        - I can't make that one. I must be off to Pennsylvania on that evening  JVS   Jun-13-06 12:54 PM   #67 
  - if they are as bad as I was yes  Wetzelbill   Jun-13-06 12:58 PM   #69 
  - It takes more planning...  rbnyc   Jun-13-06 01:20 PM   #70 
  - What's a "good social life?"  hunter   Jun-13-06 01:35 PM   #72 
  - Social life? We have a 2 1/2 year old and twin boys 4 months old.  newportdadde   Jun-13-06 02:05 PM   #73 
  - Yes  Taverner   Jun-13-06 02:06 PM   #74 
 

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