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    I don't see it.

    In fact I'd go so far as to say they look radically different.
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    Just told my ex that I never ever want to see or hear from her again, and finally blocked her on all forms of social media. Feels really really good. Especially after she told me that she dumped me to chase after an engaged guy. What a scumbag, I am so much better off. Past the mourning phase, well into the "I hate her guts" phase.
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    She seems to be such a dear. Almost felt bad for the engaged man, but adultery is morally reprehensible, so if he accepts her, he's definitely deserving that hurricane of immaturity and selfishness that is coming to him.
    Anyway, glad to hear that you've already recovered. Credit where credit is due, though, she did her best to appear as despicable as possible.

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    She tried to tell me how he broke off his engagement already, but social media and my friends who know him tell me that was a lie, so that really sped up the "getting over her" process too. She deserves everything that is coming to her. Im not sure I would say that I am totally over her yet, as I still think about her more than I should, but its negative thoughts, no pining for her.
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    And who knows, against all the odds your ex and her "otherwise affianced" object of desire may end up happily wedded and enjoying a little white-picket-fenced abode somewhere. My dad got my mom to break an engagement in order to marry him...and they lived happily together for 45 years.

    What's demonstrably clear is that YOU cannot connect with her any longer and find her choices unworthy of trust -- and that sense of trust is vital. You are clearly well shut of her.

    I would caution you, however, to let go of your hate as rapidly as you may. After nerving you to make the best decision for you, it ceases to have much value and will only weigh on your spirit, not hers. Do not wish her ill, and do not let her memory impinge on your heart. Her future is hers, not yours, and you can rightfully reflect now that "there, but for the grace of God (at least metaphorically, I do not recall if you are a believer), go I."
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    Just realised it's election year.
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    Over here too.
    Oh... does that count as politics?
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    My thoughts have been quite random lately. The problem is that I can't articulate them competently at the moment.
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    Is it possible to have a lot of drama in your life without being the cause of it? They say that if it smells like everywhere you go, just look under your shoe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hooahguy View Post
    Is it possible to have a lot of drama in your life without being the cause of it? They say that if it smells like everywhere you go, just look under your shoe.

    Also I became an uncle.
    Congrats. Family to love with less of a direct financial responsibility. What is not to like?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hooahguy View Post
    Is it possible to have a lot of drama in your life without being the cause of it? They say that if it smells like everywhere you go, just look under your shoe.

    Also I became an uncle.

    Yeah,sometimes stuff happens for all kinds of reasons and yet none of which are cause you bought it about.

    Re: Becoming an Uncle,CONGRATS!!!


    I have a 8 nephew who I always love to spoil and now a 7 mth old niece so even more of it to do.

    It's excellent!!!!!
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    The first day of spring has arrived and I am glad that the winter is over. Although it is still somewhat cold in the mornings (sometimes still in the afternoon), the scent of spring can be perceived in the air and that is comforting.

    It's funny. After and during the cold winter you long for a hot summer. When the hot summer arrives you long for the cold winter. Very strange.

    I plan to revel in the heat this summer and completely abandon all notions of the cold winter that approaches. At least that is my plan. I will sip a glass of humidity this summer and dread the days when it again turns cold and the snow envelops me in a cloak of cold.
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    The first day of spring has arrived and I am glad that the winter is over. Although it is still somewhat cold in the mornings (sometimes still in the afternoon), the scent of spring can be perceived in the air and that is comforting.

    It's funny. After and during the cold winter you long for a hot summer. When the hot summer arrives you long for the cold winter. Very strange.

    I plan to revel in the heat this summer and completely abandon all notions of the cold winter that approaches. At least that is my plan. I will sip a glass of humidity this summer and dread the days when it again turns cold and the snow envelops me in a cloak of cold.


    You seem to have several seasons a year. Interesting concept.
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    Yes. But the fact that you want one while experiencing another is the point I was making.

    Currently spring, but still feeling like winter. I want summer.

    When summer arrives, I hope to palate it. But will probably want winter.

    Strange days indeed.
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    Yes. But the fact that you want one while experiencing another is the point I was making.

    Currently spring, but still feeling like winter. I want summer.

    When summer arrives, I hope to palate it. But will probably want winter.

    Strange days indeed.
    I wasn't dismissing what you said. Almost all of us have those "the other grass is greener" moments. I was just making a cheap shot about my local lack of weather variation.
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    Understood. No insult on my part intended either.
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    So my car caught fire today. Was a fun experience.
    Not being able to shake my sinus headache during the faculty meeting and my subsequent workout now doesn't seem so bad. Thanks HG
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    Ironically, I came here to post about a fire. My sympathies, Hookah, you seem to be really unlucky recently.

    The Ministry of Culture renovates one of the oldest mosques in Europe.
    They use flame-cutting torches near buckets full of dye (which everyone having graduated from the elementary school knows that they are flammable).

    Workers smell fire yesterday, call the firefighters, who, according to reports, either didn't see anything or tried to extinguish the fire, without checking out if the fire was really gone.
    During the night, the mosque is burnt entirely.
    I sincerely hope for the time that our German overlords assume control of that joke we call our homeland.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hooahguy View Post


    So my car caught fire today. Was a fun experience.
    Gah!
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    In what seems to be a break from a string of bad luck, I got an interview with a prestigious company for a summer internship! Finally something good.
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