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LibertyLover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-02-11 11:04 AM
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17. The daughter needs to dump the boyfriend ASAP, although
not before telling him in clear and concise terms why she will no longer put up with his put-downs and dismissive comments about her and the family needs to terminate their subscription to the Gaston Gazette, referencing in their 'cancel my subscription' letter the fact that their "Agony Auntie" condones and approves of abusive relationships.
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  -Tell daughter to hold onto boyfriend.... The Straight Story  Mar-02-11 10:13 AM   #0 
  - Yeah - no - she's better off ALONE  LaurenG   Mar-02-11 10:19 AM   #1 
  - hm. well, the future is looking bright for my boys anyway.... nt  seabeyond   Mar-02-11 10:20 AM   #2 
  - Invite him for dinner  TatonkaJames   Mar-02-11 10:20 AM   #3 
  - So other than being an abusive fuck, he's a dreamboat!  Starry Messenger   Mar-02-11 10:21 AM   #4 
  - The advice is, after all, from John Rosemond. His basic philosophy seems to be  struggle4progress   Mar-02-11 11:01 AM   #15 
  - Save money on the book, use it for a little "bonding" outing for dad and BF...  JHB   Mar-02-11 10:21 AM   #5 
  - I don't even know what to say.  myrna minx   Mar-02-11 10:23 AM   #6 
  - i don't care if the boy is not a partier and does not smoke and drink....  ejpoeta   Mar-02-11 10:24 AM   #7 
  - Totally agree! This guy doesn't care about her feelings. In my book, he's not  Ilsa   Mar-02-11 10:28 AM   #8 
     - what i want to know is why daughter allows, mom and dad havent taught her better and  seabeyond   Mar-02-11 10:29 AM   #9 
  - So.. he's verbally abusive..  RoadRage   Mar-02-11 10:37 AM   #10 
  - Bad advice, IMO.  MineralMan   Mar-02-11 10:37 AM   #11 
  - she needs to dump this asshole  CountAllVotes   Mar-02-11 10:41 AM   #12 
  - HELL to the NO  ProfessionalLeftist   Mar-02-11 10:42 AM   #13 
  - I've been married for 27 years to the same man  fasttense   Mar-02-11 10:44 AM   #14 
  - Why am i not surprised that this came from a column by John Rosemond  Rhythm   Mar-02-11 11:02 AM   #16 
  - The daughter needs to dump the boyfriend ASAP, although  LibertyLover   Mar-02-11 11:04 AM   #17 
  - My advice is to get away from this guy. . .now. . .fast. It won't get better with time.  Arkansas Granny   Mar-02-11 11:08 AM   #18 
  - the dad ought to find and print the definition of emotional battering  grasswire   Mar-02-11 11:40 AM   #19 
  - dupe  grasswire   Mar-02-11 11:41 AM   #20 
  - No one who is abusive is a "find." That advice is crap. n/t  LibDemAlways   Mar-02-11 11:42 AM   #21 
  - There are LOTS of fun, smart, compassionate, NON-ABUSIVE _mature_ men  Heidi   Mar-02-11 12:00 PM   #22 
  - in this culture, media driven environment, when do we not hear females demeaned, degraded, talked  seabeyond   Mar-02-11 12:11 PM   #23 
  - If he doesn't man up and stop the emotional abuse ..KICK HIM TO THE CURB!  applegrove   Mar-02-11 01:19 PM   #24 
  - When I look at most men in society today between the ages of  EnviroBat   Mar-02-11 01:30 PM   #25 
  - this is what i am thinking  seabeyond   Mar-02-11 01:44 PM   #27 
  - great post.  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-02-11 02:46 PM   #29 
  - Run, do not walk from abusive partners.  BlueIris   Mar-02-11 01:42 PM   #26 
  - It'sscary.  dawg   Mar-02-11 02:40 PM   #28 
  - Who is this idiot giving advice? Phyllis Schafly?  PVnRT   Mar-02-11 03:27 PM   #30 
  - yeah -- sounds like some of the abusive guys women in my family have wound up with.  xchrom   Mar-02-11 03:40 PM   #31 
  - Yes, because nothing says "true love" more than a put-down, insult, or other belittling comment!  WinkyDink   Mar-02-11 04:24 PM   #32 
  - lol That was in our paper this morning, and it was total bullshit  Dash87   Mar-02-11 05:22 PM   #33 
  - If it was my daughter  guitar man   Mar-02-11 06:16 PM   #34 
  - I've always wondered exactly how that worked - do you shove down real hard  petronius   Mar-02-11 09:43 PM   #36 
     - I think my wife's method  guitar man   Mar-03-11 10:05 AM   #37 
  - he'd be toast. n/t  MrsBrady   Mar-02-11 09:36 PM   #35 
  - In this economy, who can afford self-respect? n/t  Orsino   Mar-03-11 10:09 AM   #38 
 

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