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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-26-09 06:36 PM
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41. My love to both of you n/t
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  -Need a little advice, or to know if I did ok. Please read, it's important to me. Mother Of Four  Jan-26-09 01:52 PM   #0 
  - You did OK ...  meegbear   Jan-26-09 01:56 PM   #1 
  - on an unrelated note... i love this  La Lioness Priyanka   Jan-26-09 07:35 PM   #55 
  - You're wonderful  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-26-09 01:56 PM   #2 
  - You said exactly the right things!  CaliforniaPeggy   Jan-26-09 01:57 PM   #3 
  - I wish you were my mother...  Jankyn   Jan-26-09 01:59 PM   #4 
  - I'm so sorry she said that to you-  Mother Of Four   Jan-26-09 05:55 PM   #28 
  - I think you did a really good job...I just hope that if it turns out that  movonne   Jan-26-09 02:01 PM   #5 
  - You were super. I think it's wonderful that you have  babylonsister   Jan-26-09 02:02 PM   #6 
  - I do think you screwed up some  LostinVA   Jan-26-09 02:03 PM   #7 
  - It is an honest OP-  Mother Of Four   Jan-26-09 02:08 PM   #9 
  - Shhhhhh  LostinVA   Jan-26-09 02:20 PM   #11 
  - We were making some chocolate chip oatmeal cookies this afternoon-  Mother Of Four   Jan-26-09 06:09 PM   #29 
     - fantastic! Youth. And sh'es right, it will not stay like that!  robinlynne   Jan-26-09 06:39 PM   #45 
     - I'm a proud mother of a gay 21 year old son  BirminghamExaminer   Jan-26-09 10:55 PM   #70 
  - You will have a lifetime to talk to your daughter about this  lunatica   Jan-26-09 02:22 PM   #12 
  - When my daughter came out, I told her that I loved her  murielm99   Jan-26-09 03:22 PM   #13 
  - There used to be a national chapter of PFLAG that "met" online  brazenlyliberal   Jan-26-09 05:33 PM   #25 
  - As a proud member of my local PFLAG ..  Maat   Jan-26-09 06:37 PM   #42 
  - I disagree. I think you did beautifully all the way around. What you said you are  robinlynne   Jan-26-09 04:08 PM   #18 
  - Thank you.  Mother Of Four   Jan-26-09 06:10 PM   #30 
  - I was giving her my experience of having the same thing said to me at the same age  LostinVA   Jan-26-09 06:17 PM   #33 
  - I appreciated it too-  Mother Of Four   Jan-26-09 06:27 PM   #38 
  - Even if you think you could have scared her - parents arent perfect.  Duende azul   Jan-26-09 08:40 PM   #61 
  - I think you allowed open dialog. That counts for a lot. Kids can sense when we are not "real".  FedUpWithIt All   Jan-26-09 09:09 PM   #66 
  - again, I do not think she screwed up some. I think she was honest. You are assuming that  robinlynne   Jan-26-09 06:37 PM   #43 
     - Eh. I remember when people used to 'honestly' discuss their worries about interracial marriage.  readmoreoften   Jan-26-09 06:49 PM   #48 
        - And we discuss those concerns with our hetero preteen daughters.  FedUpWithIt All   Jan-26-09 09:00 PM   #65 
        - oh. I don't know. My mother sat me down and talked about pregnancy and  robinlynne   Jan-26-09 10:30 PM   #68 
  - No, I think LostinVA is right  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Jan-26-09 06:22 PM   #35 
  - I remember at her age being insane about girls. But it was a phase  roguevalley   Jan-26-09 04:39 PM   #21 
     - Heh. I liked boys in my childhood. That was a phase for me.  readmoreoften   Jan-26-09 06:16 PM   #32 
  - everyone is correct, it may help her also to look at the  grannie4peace   Jan-26-09 02:07 PM   #8 
  - Good point about looking at other cultures. But there really isn't a decision to be made.  readmoreoften   Jan-26-09 06:52 PM   #49 
     - not for decisions but so she can see that different people deal with each  grannie4peace   Jan-27-09 01:28 PM   #78 
  - You were and are fabulous!  lunatica   Jan-26-09 02:16 PM   #10 
  - K&R  CaliforniaPeggy   Jan-26-09 03:27 PM   #14 
  - My daughter is two, right now.  Maine-ah   Jan-26-09 03:32 PM   #15 
  - As the mother of a gay son who came out to us when he was 16,  mnhtnbb   Jan-26-09 03:50 PM   #16 
  - She started puberty at 10-  Mother Of Four   Jan-26-09 06:22 PM   #36 
  - Your answers were exactly right  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jan-26-09 03:52 PM   #17 
  - You did beautiful, just beautiful, MofF.  Mnemosyne    Jan-26-09 04:13 PM   #19 
  - Wow. You are a great Mom, and I think that whatever the ultimate  BrklynLiberal   Jan-26-09 04:35 PM   #20 
  - It sounds like what you said was helpful to your daughter, but ...  surrealAmerican   Jan-26-09 04:44 PM   #22 
  - you were really great  noiretextatique   Jan-26-09 05:03 PM   #23 
  - I got goosebumps when I read your story...  pipi_k   Jan-26-09 05:15 PM   #24 
  - You done good  madokie   Jan-26-09 05:42 PM   #26 
  - The Exact Same Thing happened to me 28 years ago...  chollybocker   Jan-26-09 05:49 PM   #27 
  - The only real thing I've noticed so far  Mother Of Four   Jan-26-09 06:14 PM   #31 
  - I think you did great  proud patriot   Jan-26-09 06:17 PM   #34 
  - You handled it a whole lot better than I ever could have  slackmaster   Jan-26-09 06:26 PM   #37 
  - You did great letting your daughter know  MsTryska   Jan-26-09 06:31 PM   #39 
  - It took my sister 30 yrs to come out to me & the rest of the family.  baldguy   Jan-26-09 06:35 PM   #40 
  - My love to both of you n/t  Xipe Totec   Jan-26-09 06:36 PM   #41 
  - You are a fantastic Parent!!!!!! n/t  8 track mind   Jan-26-09 06:38 PM   #44 
  - I think you did really well. But instead of focusing on our lack of rights, you could show her all  readmoreoften   Jan-26-09 06:44 PM   #46 
  - Yeah, my mom's "concerns about other people" were really her own concerns projected  Creideiki   Jan-26-09 08:17 PM   #59 
  - You did well  dsc   Jan-26-09 06:47 PM   #47 
  - My sense is that  bluedawg12   Jan-26-09 06:54 PM   #50 
  - I think you did amazingly well. But...  Zuiderelle   Jan-26-09 06:56 PM   #51 
  - If there were more moms who were as loving, supportive, and honest with their  bertman   Jan-26-09 06:59 PM   #52 
  - I was a social worker  childslibrarian   Jan-26-09 07:27 PM   #53 
  - you did well, much better than most parents. i just wouldnt scare my child  La Lioness Priyanka   Jan-26-09 07:34 PM   #54 
  - You did very good. Your daughter's lucky to have you.  Stinky The Clown   Jan-26-09 07:41 PM   #56 
  - I think you did great.  tbyg52   Jan-26-09 07:52 PM   #57 
  - That was lovely of you!  lightningandsnow   Jan-26-09 07:57 PM   #58 
  - Really nice job, Mother Of Four!  calimary   Jan-26-09 08:26 PM   #60 
  - You are a great mom.  Aurora Borealis   Jan-26-09 08:51 PM   #62 
  - Oh...  FedUpWithIt All   Jan-26-09 08:55 PM   #63 
  - Don't beat yourself up. Sounds to me like you did fine.  JerseygirlCT   Jan-26-09 08:56 PM   #64 
  - This is where I'm supposed to write that you did the right thing?  minnesota_liberal   Jan-26-09 09:10 PM   #67 
  - I think you did as well as anyone could.  DarkTirade   Jan-26-09 10:44 PM   #69 
  - As long as she knows you love her all will be fine  Blue Dog Dominion   Jan-26-09 10:57 PM   #71 
  - BRAVO!  elleng   Jan-26-09 11:10 PM   #72 
  - OMG, I wish there were more parents like you in this world.  Jamastiene   Jan-27-09 12:05 AM   #73 
  - Hey Mom, you did a great job  JulieRB   Jan-27-09 12:14 AM   #74 
  - :)))))  BlooInBloo   Jan-27-09 12:41 AM   #75 
  - Fantastic response -- you rock, mom!  fortyfeetunder   Jan-27-09 12:57 AM   #76 
  - I be a witness!!  Karenina   Jan-27-09 03:02 PM   #79 
  - I think that you have one girl who is VERY proud of her Mom  intaglio   Jan-27-09 12:41 PM   #77 

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