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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-29-10 08:32 AM
Response to Reply #13
15. Thank you, Ace
I drove school bus. The principal once said to us drivers, "Say good morning to the kids. It may be the only nice thing some of them hear all day."

Sad commentary about how we treat our most valuable resource.
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  -Are you ever made to feel less of a person (less of an adult) because you don't have children? bluestateguy  Jun-29-10 02:14 AM   #0 
  - I'm getting so depressed by the thread in GD about women freezing eggs.  Withywindle   Jun-29-10 02:21 AM   #1 
  - i really dont get the animosity on that thread to either gender.  seabeyond   Jun-29-10 07:08 AM   #8 
  - no  Skittles   Jun-29-10 03:01 AM   #2 
  - a few people in my life may have tried...  elana i am   Jun-29-10 03:03 AM   #3 
  - Yes--regularly---by myself  abq e streeter   Jun-29-10 03:12 AM   #4 
  - Not really  theNotoriousP.I.G.   Jun-29-10 04:06 AM   #5 
  - All the time...  HipChick   Jun-29-10 04:28 AM   #6 
  - I haven't had that experience  nickinSTL   Jun-29-10 06:24 AM   #7 
  - I wanted a child more than anything in the world  WilmywoodNCparalegal   Jun-29-10 07:11 AM   #9 
  - The next time someone runs the "when I will have kids" by you,  sarge43   Jun-29-10 07:42 AM   #12 
  - I love this paragraph so much, it bears repeating.  Pool Hall Ace   Jun-29-10 08:10 AM   #13 
  - Thank you, Ace  sarge43   Jun-29-10 08:32 AM   #15 
  - +1000  amyrose2712   Jun-29-10 08:59 AM   #16 
  - my condolences on your hysterectomy  clyrc   Jun-29-10 11:50 AM   #24 
  - A little glue will secure that chip firmly to your shoulder.  CBGLuthier   Jun-29-10 07:24 AM   #10 
  - It bugs me when politicians mention working FAMILIES all the time too  LisaM   Jun-29-10 03:42 PM   #43 
  - Why the hell should anyone "give him shit" for not having children?  nomorenomore08   Jun-30-10 03:16 AM   #63 
  - Is being a judge alot of hard work?  zanana1   Jun-30-10 06:14 AM   #65 
  - No (nt)  bigwillq   Jun-29-10 07:40 AM   #11 
  - I can tell you one big reason why people make you feel that way  Orrex   Jun-29-10 08:25 AM   #14 
  - good post  Kali   Jun-29-10 10:14 AM   #17 
  - Yeah. Wanted to have kids, can't find anyone to make them with.  Tobin S.   Jun-29-10 10:24 AM   #19 
  - What a thoughtful response to a sensitive subject.  Flying Dream Blues   Jun-29-10 05:21 PM   #51 
  - Maybe they regret having kids and want to make you feel as bad as they do.  SocialistLez   Jun-29-10 08:37 PM   #61 
  - tangent  Kali   Jun-29-10 10:23 AM   #18 
  - having been single for so long, people addressed me. soon after getting married  seabeyond   Jun-29-10 10:32 AM   #20 
  - Nobody can make me feel that way.  Iggo   Jun-29-10 11:24 AM   #21 
  - no but my husband used to be ribbed at work unmercifully  pitohui   Jun-29-10 11:30 AM   #22 
  - never mind nt  SunnySong   Jun-29-10 11:43 AM   #23 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-29-10 12:25 PM   #26 
  - ....huh...hah....huh.....  proteus_lives   Jun-29-10 12:54 PM   #29 
  - You're a saint without equal.  Dr. Strange   Jun-29-10 01:09 PM   #32 
  - !  TZ   Jun-29-10 03:33 PM   #41 
  - Wow, you come to the conclusion that people who choose differently than you are lesser  CreekDog   Jun-29-10 02:00 PM   #36 
  - yes, just as EVERYONE does, IF they're honest -- that's a pretty big if sometimes  pitohui   Jun-29-10 03:53 PM   #45 
     - Say what?  Shell Beau   Jun-29-10 03:55 PM   #46 
     - $$ is better than a human being?  CreekDog   Jun-29-10 04:11 PM   #48 
  - Ooooh....kay  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Jun-29-10 02:01 PM   #37 
  - Holy Touchdown Jesus.  flvegan   Jun-29-10 08:27 PM   #58 
  - Is he ribbed for your pleasure?  Orrex   Jun-29-10 11:41 PM   #62 
  - Actually discriminated against at work - You don't have a family you can do it  stray cat   Jun-29-10 12:23 PM   #25 
  - I get the same discrimination at work.  Staph   Jun-29-10 02:14 PM   #38 
  - Boy, that sure happens at my work  LisaM   Jun-29-10 03:47 PM   #44 
  - People Assume That I'm Gay Because I've Never Been Married and Don't Have Kids  Yavin4   Jun-29-10 12:29 PM   #27 
  - It is a very personal choice  JitterbugPerfume   Jun-29-10 12:41 PM   #28 
  - Nah, but I've been made to feel less of a person because i have kids.  jobycom   Jun-29-10 12:59 PM   #30 
  - Although I have a child, a daughter adopted from China  LibertyLover   Jun-29-10 01:06 PM   #31 
  - People tried to  guitar man   Jun-29-10 01:20 PM   #33 
  - I have had 7 children with 5 different women, and I do not look down on people that do not have kids  VMI Dem   Jun-29-10 01:30 PM   #34 
  - I have four Brothers, one of which has two Children  Burma Jones   Jun-29-10 01:36 PM   #35 
  - But I don't think you can make the assumption  wickerwoman   Jun-29-10 06:05 PM   #53 
     - I'm with you........  Burma Jones   Jun-30-10 07:54 PM   #71 
  - Yes  Maccagirl   Jun-29-10 02:20 PM   #39 
  - I was actually told yesterday, that I shouldn't be driving an SUV  HipChick   Jun-29-10 02:33 PM   #40 
  - My two-seater gets a lot of longing comments from minivan driving moms  REP   Jun-29-10 06:20 PM   #54 
  - All the time  LisaM   Jun-29-10 03:37 PM   #42 
  - I don't qualify  ismnotwasm   Jun-29-10 04:08 PM   #47 
  - Nope, never  S n o w b a l l    Jun-29-10 04:53 PM   #49 
  - Not even slghtly. I enjoy my freedoms.  Initech   Jun-29-10 05:12 PM   #50 
  - All. The. Time.  MountainLaurel   Jun-29-10 05:34 PM   #52 
  - Not in a way I'd notice  REP   Jun-29-10 06:21 PM   #55 
  - No, but I put that on myself for sure  Mike 03   Jun-29-10 06:29 PM   #56 
  - As someone who is not a parent and never will be,  Zavulon   Jun-29-10 07:50 PM   #57 
  - Not really.  SocialistLez   Jun-29-10 08:35 PM   #59 
  - Oh cripes, get over it already. People with children get put down for that choice.  MichiganVote   Jun-29-10 08:36 PM   #60 
  - You just ooze warmth and understanding. nt  zanana1   Jun-30-10 06:18 AM   #66 
     - Expecting DU to become a therapy office is pretty pointless friend.  MichiganVote   Jun-30-10 12:58 PM   #68 
        - It's about friends being compassionate, friend. nt  zanana1   Jun-30-10 04:21 PM   #70 
  - It kinda makes you wonder if,  ChoralScholar   Jun-30-10 05:29 AM   #64 
  - Yes.  MilesColtrane   Jun-30-10 10:24 AM   #67 
  - There are mature and immature people...their reproductive status isn't what makes them that way.  cherish44   Jun-30-10 01:48 PM   #69 
  - Yeah.  luv_mykatz   Jun-30-10 09:25 PM   #72 

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