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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-05-11 06:01 PM
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1. Who's your daddy, hey?
Perhaps the story is of addicted mentally young always looking to self-medicate,
and in the haze of staying in the bed during the day, watching their favorite programs
on their preprogrammed DVR with the curtains drawn,
starts to believe that it's all the parents' fault, and refuse
to be held accountable for any of his/her own situation, although
they are about to turn 30 years old, and yet fail to understand that without their participation,
they cannot lead a normal life.
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  -The way we squabble here--we're like the kids of addict parents jpgray  Sep-05-11 05:50 PM   #0 
  - Who's your daddy, hey?  FrenchieCat   Sep-05-11 06:01 PM   #1 
  - Nah. You can't look at the austerity drive and not see addicts looking to rationalize  jpgray   Sep-05-11 06:12 PM   #2 
  - You need to be lecturing to the folks who need to get out there and  FrenchieCat   Sep-05-11 06:26 PM   #4 
     - But our shit doesn't even make sense. We contradict ourselves constantly  jpgray   Sep-05-11 06:38 PM   #9 
  - You got it, Frenchie. No matter how dysfunctional, how unreiliable,  EFerrari   Sep-05-11 06:26 PM   #3 
     - A 30 year old is not a kid......  FrenchieCat   Sep-05-11 06:28 PM   #6 
        - But you haven't moved out of the house, neither have I  jpgray   Sep-05-11 09:49 PM   #14 
  - "They feel a responsibility to us, they want to do right by us" [citation needed]  JVS   Sep-05-11 06:27 PM   #5 
  - It's why betrayals are still rationalized, and why there are so many broken promises  jpgray   Sep-05-11 09:52 PM   #15 
  - Take your pick:  Turbineguy   Sep-05-11 06:30 PM   #7 
  - We aren't children after a certain age it is not appropriate  demgrrrll   Sep-05-11 06:35 PM   #8 
  - It's time to move out, then, from our party?  jpgray   Sep-05-11 09:48 PM   #13 
     - I think my point may not have been clear. My point is that  demgrrrll   Sep-07-11 01:48 AM   #19 
  - The child-sibling-parent analogy is totally inappropriate  frazzled   Sep-05-11 06:48 PM   #10 
  - My sentiments exactly. n/t  Shagbark Hickory   Sep-05-11 06:49 PM   #11 
  - Inappropriate, yes, but accurate  jpgray   Sep-05-11 07:14 PM   #12 
  - excellent post, you've hit the nail on the head. n/t  emulatorloo   Sep-06-11 11:01 AM   #16 
  - OP assumes that the 'family' analogy with a political party is an accurate one.  Ikonoklast   Sep-06-11 11:47 AM   #17 
     - Daddy makes and enforces the rules we live by as children..  Fumesucker   Sep-07-11 02:05 AM   #20 
  - The politicians are not our mommies or daddies. They are our employees.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Sep-06-11 12:07 PM   #18 

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