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Posted on 06/13/2012 4:57:30 PM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative
As many of you know I have been dealing with a lot of health issues recently. I left home for about a month to get inpatient therapy for my knees and shoulders (R.A.). Also dealing with other things (bowels are a huge issue for me now)
I mentioned this to a person whom I thought was a "friend" on Facebook and she called me disgusting and stopped messaging me. I understand it is an unpleasant issue, but it doesnt make someone a gross person ? I also understand that people don't like to hear other people moan and go on and on about their health problems when we all have challenges in our lives of various types. I understand this and im usually a very private person...but I just wish I knew why some people are so offended by such things like bowels ? Is it a matter of maturity ?
i don't know who to trust as far as explaining these problems. and..honest to goodness.. I don't think anyone in my situation could avoid being worried/somewhat obsessed about it. I think thats just the truth...
Why would you mocking me ? Seriously ? I am trying the best I can in life...
I’m not mocking you dude. It sucks balls to have evil bowels.
Been on a Mitt Romney/Virgil Goode thread lately?
Speaking of nasty bowel movements...
That should be provocative enough the get the “care” really flowing on this thread.
Nothing? Your wife thinks "nothing"? And she trusts you "as far as the internet goes" ? Huh.
Be honest. What did your friendship with this other female (the one who found you disgusting once you shared bowel details) entail, prior to being FB friends?
if you don’t have something to add to the conversation I would sppreciate if you move on to another thread
Check your mail. S’OK.
I have a big heart. Almost as big as my bowels.
By nothing I mean she has never had a problem with me having female friends and she doesn’t seem to worry about what I discuss on the internet.
My what I thought was a friendship with that person started whwn we worked at a local radio station years ago. havent seen her in person for years
Is this woman (or was) your age ? Or older ?
I think shes 30. I am 26. I NEVER had any intrest in her as anything more than a friend
Hmm... Probably better you steer clear. Even if she’s a dog, you don’t want to possibly raise suspicions with the wife. Best to make online friends with women 50 and older (or maybe 60).
We have been married for 5 years and have 3 year old twins. I have never once thought about being unfaithfull to her.
I created this thread in the context of wondering why someone would find this offensive. its a serious issue in my life and has impacted my social life..
Some people just find certain things offensive. I pointed out the truth about Islamicist intentions to a bunch of liberals and they took “offense.”
It appears that each method of communicating has its own set of rules. I remember how clueless people felt in the beginning about email...some were offended when the other person did not reply almost immediately because they were thinking in “telephone” terms, while others thought more in terms of “written letters” and those folks waited days before answering emails. I am sensing that facebook is sort of like a cocktail party where people just toss out small talk and meaningless trivia. It may simply be a difference in perception of the particluar medium of communication and what you expect vs. what the other person expects. Nobody is necessarily wrong, but everybody is still trying to work out the etiquette of facebook.
I tell my kids, their friends, and their cousins this all the time to no avail -
“The Net is no place to post your personal data”.
At least my kids listen and we often discuss all the drama that occurs with the other two groups.
God bless you and a very big thank you for your post! Your daughter is indeed a wise woman.
Life is full of surprises. It truly is amazing who steps up to support you during the most challenging times. Love your words, kind and true.
Thank YOU, whatever I can do to help.
Those of us who have conquered or are in the process of conquering health challenges, sure know how to appreciate a kind word.
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