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BeachBaby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-16-08 06:40 PM
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48. Ya think your parents would adopt me? LOL
Thanks, RW...
and I hug you even tighter. :hug:
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  -I Detest My Baby-Boomer, RW, Rapture-Happy, Militant Parents. JerseyGirlDem  Feb-16-08 03:00 PM   #0 
  - I`m glad my parents aren`t that bad  simskl   Feb-16-08 03:10 PM   #1 
  - Leave them alone....  physioex   Feb-16-08 03:10 PM   #2 
  - To a Christian zealot...  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 03:44 PM   #12 
     - I am sorry that this is your lot. You have maintained your soul through  roguevalley   Feb-16-08 05:34 PM   #42 
        - Ya think your parents would adopt me? LOL  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 06:40 PM   #48 
           - consider yourself adopted, honey.  roguevalley   Feb-17-08 04:46 PM   #145 
  - Nothing about your story surprises me, except that you managed  crim son   Feb-16-08 03:12 PM   #3 
  - Thanks for understanding.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:21 PM   #33 
  - Christians should stay out of the Old Testament.  aquart   Feb-16-08 03:15 PM   #4 
  - hah! good one  provis99   Feb-16-08 03:22 PM   #6 
  - LOL!!  conscious evolution   Feb-16-08 03:49 PM   #17 
  - Not to mention it's scary as hell  flygal   Feb-17-08 02:03 PM   #130 
  - The Old Testament is NOT all blood and gore  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-17-08 06:42 PM   #149 
  - I'm so sorry your parents are like this  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-16-08 03:20 PM   #5 
  - Please read my edit about the "boomer" statement.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 03:53 PM   #19 
  - I too was brought up in a fundamentalist household  sad_one   Feb-16-08 03:23 PM   #7 
  - I'm sorry to hear about your relationship with your parents.  Jim__   Feb-16-08 03:26 PM   #8 
  - Yes, VERY "in your face"  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:24 PM   #34 
     - sometimes, honey, I look at things like this as a test. you were  roguevalley   Feb-16-08 05:38 PM   #43 
     - are you just as "in your face" right back to them?  orleans   Feb-16-08 11:25 PM   #79 
        - Committed? LOL  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 09:31 AM   #95 
           - Or, perhaps more precisely:  FredStembottom   Feb-17-08 12:03 PM   #115 
  - JerseyGirlDem - you rock!  gateley   Feb-16-08 03:27 PM   #9 
  - Thanks, gateley!  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:18 PM   #32 
  - I'm the same age as your Dad ... maybe 4 months older.  TahitiNut   Feb-16-08 03:29 PM   #10 
  - The boomer bashing is getting really old, isn't it?  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 03:45 PM   #15 
  - Hopefully she will remember  ChazII   Feb-16-08 04:11 PM   #30 
     - READ THE EDIT.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:15 PM   #31 
     - I was not offended nor  ChazII   Feb-16-08 04:39 PM   #38 
     - I never bought into that "Blame the old folks" stuff.  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 07:27 PM   #55 
  - Please read my edit. Thanks. :)  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 03:55 PM   #23 
  - The thread header still says "I detest my baby boomer. . . parents."  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 07:40 PM   #56 
  - For some reason, you seem to have a problem with the title.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 07:57 PM   #59 
  - Well, your dad is not a Boomer, since he was born in 1943, and  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 08:32 PM   #64 
     - My "whine"?  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 08:40 PM   #67 
  - if you had read the post  barbtries   Feb-17-08 08:31 AM   #92 
     - YES.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 09:42 AM   #97 
        - It seems to me that you have handled your life quite well. Protect your kids from such nonsense.  Bongo Prophet   Feb-17-08 02:27 PM   #132 
  - The thread header still says "I detest my baby boomer. . . parents."  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 07:40 PM   #57 
  - Thank you  proud2Blib   Feb-16-08 07:17 PM   #54 
  - I am a year younger than your Mom  HockeyMom   Feb-16-08 03:43 PM   #11 
  - May I Suggest?  Raejeanowl   Feb-16-08 03:44 PM   #13 
  - I agree. Few people agree with their parents  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 03:54 PM   #20 
  - Deprive?  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:04 PM   #28 
  - I've been reading some of these responses...  MS68   Feb-16-08 09:06 PM   #70 
  - I disagree.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-08 12:32 PM   #120 
     - Amen that!  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 12:54 PM   #124 
  - I'm the same age as your Dad...  jaysunb   Feb-16-08 03:45 PM   #14 
  - Please read my edit. Thanks. :)  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 03:57 PM   #24 
  - Being a baby boomers has NOTHING to do with why your parents are extreme fundies. nt  TheGoldenRule   Feb-16-08 03:45 PM   #16 
  - Please read my edit. Thanks. :)  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 03:59 PM   #25 
  - I had a somewhat similar experience -  ironrooster   Feb-16-08 03:53 PM   #18 
  - I remember those days.....  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:32 PM   #36 
  - Wow! the real 'Family Ties'!  pretzel4gore   Feb-16-08 03:54 PM   #21 
  - Yikes.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:36 PM   #37 
  - lol...i liked it too!  pretzel4gore   Feb-16-08 09:24 PM   #71 
  - It took me a long time to appreciate 'All in the Family' but ultimately I saw it as kinder to Archie  Hekate   Feb-17-08 03:46 PM   #136 
  - Nice broadbrush diss of Boomers -- you DO know you are WRONG to do that, right?  Donnachaidh   Feb-16-08 03:54 PM   #22 
  - Read my edit.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:00 PM   #27 
     - Your title still calls them baby boomers  proud2Blib   Feb-17-08 03:34 AM   #86 
     - My title calls them lots of things.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 09:48 AM   #99 
     - I came in after your  Sees Clearly   Feb-17-08 04:12 PM   #140 
  - I'm a boomer with depression-era parents like that -- but Catholic, colonel and GOP  splat   Feb-16-08 04:00 PM   #26 
  - I'm sorry you've lost your family  Warpy   Feb-16-08 04:09 PM   #29 
  - Thanks, Warpy.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 06:37 PM   #47 
  - JerseyGirl- I always thought that my Bible thumpin' mother was bad until I read your story.  mrigirl   Feb-16-08 04:26 PM   #35 
  - You and I could be one and the same.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 04:43 PM   #39 
     - For me real rock- Led Zepplin, Doors, etc. wasn't allowed  mrigirl   Feb-17-08 08:28 AM   #91 
        - How's THIS for demented?  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 12:17 PM   #118 
           - Ok, you win. Yuor family's beliefs were a little more out there.  mrigirl   Feb-17-08 03:51 PM   #138 
  - What a coincidence..  MS68   Feb-16-08 05:19 PM   #40 
  - You and I should exchange pictures....  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 06:29 PM   #46 
  - I feel awful that you both have had to deal with so much hatred  Lorien   Feb-16-08 07:01 PM   #50 
  - We're close in age!  MS68   Feb-16-08 08:00 PM   #60 
     - Yup - I'll be 39 in a few weeks....  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 08:11 PM   #62 
        - Ahhh...your last thirty something birthday!  MS68   Feb-16-08 08:35 PM   #65 
  - I'm right there with you  Generic Brad   Feb-16-08 11:18 PM   #78 
  - Thanks for sharing  TheCentepedeShoes   Feb-16-08 05:23 PM   #41 
  - Your parents struggled, as we do, with promises and expectations. They grabbed onto,...  sicksicksick_N_tired   Feb-16-08 05:52 PM   #44 
  - Wow! And I thought my family was crazy.  Jesuswasntafascist   Feb-16-08 06:23 PM   #45 
  - Yeah, and better yet.....  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 07:09 PM   #52 
     - Talk to DUer Ladyhawk someday. n/t  Lorien   Feb-16-08 07:10 PM   #53 
  - My parents-in-law are the same way.  Laelth   Feb-16-08 06:53 PM   #49 
  - Don't feel too awful. They aren't as excited about being "Raptured"  Lorien   Feb-16-08 07:08 PM   #51 
  - One more note: your dad was born in 1943, so he's not a Boomer.  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 07:51 PM   #58 
  - Unbelievable.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 08:07 PM   #61 
     - Setting your FACTS straight. I didn't misunderstand your post at all.  DemBones DemBones   Feb-16-08 08:36 PM   #66 
        - Wow. Just wow.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-16-08 08:51 PM   #69 
  - Wonderful post Jersey Dem*** You are the true grown up in your family  shance   Feb-16-08 08:22 PM   #63 
  - I'm sorry there is such a bitter divide in your family  housewolf   Feb-16-08 08:47 PM   #68 
  - Since you lead off with 'baby boomers'  tyedyeto   Feb-16-08 09:40 PM   #72 
  - Thanks for your post!  DeSwiss   Feb-16-08 09:56 PM   #73 
  - how did your brother turn out?  shireen   Feb-16-08 10:32 PM   #74 
  - My brother is very indifferent.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 12:10 PM   #117 
     - I'm sorry to hear that.  shireen   Feb-17-08 06:50 PM   #150 
  - I'm so sorry for you, JersyGirlDem.  southerncrone   Feb-16-08 10:34 PM   #75 
  - Please don't be sorry.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 12:33 PM   #121 
  - Reading your post, I am reminded of the bumper sticker I had before the 2000 election.  mzmolly   Feb-16-08 10:35 PM   #76 
  - My very humble advice  DadOf2LittleAngels   Feb-16-08 10:44 PM   #77 
  - Here's a very liberal boomer who says your parents were a minority in our generation.  David Zephyr   Feb-16-08 11:30 PM   #80 
  - Unfortunately,  girl gone mad   Feb-16-08 11:36 PM   #81 
  - Jersey Girl - I hear you, but you need to Love them also  Jeffro40   Feb-16-08 11:41 PM   #82 
  - I feel for you, though I share a completely different upbringing.  lisainmilo   Feb-17-08 12:41 AM   #83 
  - Great post JerseyGirl  tsegat01   Feb-17-08 01:55 AM   #84 
  - I am a boomer who has right wing parents in their 80s.  roody   Feb-17-08 02:03 AM   #85 
  - It must have been pretty hard on you to  Afje   Feb-17-08 04:13 AM   #87 
  - Glad you qualified that.  mmonk   Feb-17-08 04:36 AM   #88 
  - What a sad and scary story  DFW   Feb-17-08 06:07 AM   #89 
  - excellently written  barbtries   Feb-17-08 08:23 AM   #90 
  - My parents and I disagreed on many things  proud2Blib   Feb-17-08 08:54 AM   #93 
  - Lucky you..  MS68   Feb-17-08 09:38 AM   #96 
  - Why even mention they are boomers?  proud2Blib   Feb-17-08 09:53 AM   #100 
     - You obviously don't get it.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 10:07 AM   #104 
        - The OP's parents are different from yours  proud2Blib   Feb-17-08 10:32 AM   #107 
           - Huh?  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 10:40 AM   #108 
              - Sorry I thought I was replying to someone else  proud2Blib   Feb-17-08 11:08 AM   #110 
                 - LOL!  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 11:32 AM   #113 
  - The op's parents go beyond disagreeable.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-08 12:38 PM   #122 
     - Rotflmao!  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 12:57 PM   #125 
  - Apparently the baby-boomers here have a problem with my post.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 09:28 AM   #94 
  - Not your fault that baby boomers can't read.  IMModerate   Feb-17-08 10:19 AM   #106 
     - Thanks, IMM!!!  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 12:06 PM   #116 
  - Dang  Irishonly   Feb-17-08 09:44 AM   #98 
  - Thanks, Irishonly.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 09:53 AM   #101 
     - Sure Is  Irishonly   Feb-17-08 10:06 AM   #102 
  - Thank you for this contribution & insight into born-again thinking.  AnotherMother4Peace   Feb-17-08 10:07 AM   #103 
  - and THEY accuse YOU of being brainwashed?  Martin Eden   Feb-17-08 10:18 AM   #105 
  - in my case, my parent is the age of your grandparents,  nannah   Feb-17-08 11:00 AM   #109 
  - May I comment? Higher level music exposure & abilities lends itself to diverse & creative thinking.  AnotherMother4Peace   Feb-17-08 11:33 AM   #114 
  - Wow. Your old man sounds like a first class tool.  dave123williams   Feb-17-08 11:25 AM   #111 
  - I've been lucky enough to have folks that can see how bad Bushco is.  dave123williams   Feb-17-08 11:27 AM   #112 
  - Yikes. Thank you for helping me to appreciate my family.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-17-08 12:24 PM   #119 
  - I'm SOOOOO glad I didn't have to grow up with Christianity.  Oregonian   Feb-17-08 12:53 PM   #123 
  - Told myself I wasn't going to respond to this thread.  kiva   Feb-17-08 01:03 PM   #126 
  - You should have heeded your own advice.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 01:23 PM   #127 
     - Perhaps you have confused me with another poster?  kiva   Feb-17-08 01:36 PM   #128 
        - Well it just goes to show how people's posts are interpreted, eh?  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 01:56 PM   #129 
  - My parents are born-again and they sound  murielm99   Feb-17-08 02:06 PM   #131 
  - Wonderful. Just wonderful.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 03:18 PM   #133 
  - Sigh... I know this experience.  crimsonblue   Feb-17-08 03:27 PM   #134 
  - A belated welcome to DU (and I did read your edit)  Hekate   Feb-17-08 03:39 PM   #135 
  - Sounds like you had a cool mom., Hekate....  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 04:29 PM   #142 
  - I always get a kick  sailor65   Feb-17-08 03:48 PM   #137 
  - Well....I was doing the laundry, cooking dinner and washing dishes  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 04:17 PM   #141 
  - I wish I could put my arms around you and comfort you  duhneece   Feb-17-08 03:53 PM   #139 
  - sounds familiar, but there are some benefits-  sawgrassstan   Feb-17-08 04:35 PM   #143 
  - Bravo, sweetie!  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 05:06 PM   #146 
  - There comes a time JerseyGirl  JNelson6563   Feb-17-08 04:38 PM   #144 
     - Seems some of the boomers disagree with you on that.  JerseyGirlDem   Feb-17-08 05:16 PM   #147 
        - Different things work for different people  JNelson6563   Feb-17-08 06:10 PM   #148 
 

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