As I have stated in the 8th edition of my book, child rearing is a long, hard job and the rewards are not always immediately obvious. Mr. Martini is very lucky to have been taken in for his internet recovery by such a nurturing young woman as Ms. Murdock.
Have you authored any books for parents suffering an emotional/mental breakdown?
Everything after "parents" was a bit superfluous don't you think?
Meh, probably, yeah.
Not that I've had the pleasure myself but I can remember being a kid and I'm pretty sure any... malfunctions my parents have now are a direct result of it being illegal to lock me in a cage for sixteen hours a day....and I wasn't even all that bad.
You dont have children? I always assume most of us do.
I wanted to be married first so when that never happened...
Do you regret not having kids?
Not as such?I think I would have been a good dad and I would have enjoyed it, but it's never been an actual goal.My fellow homo sapiens pretty much ruined that for me......I just couldn't get excited about the prospect of adding to their already bloated numbers.If humanity had sucked less maybe things would have been different.
Never been married No children No desire to have children in the future Vitty, you meet so many of my dating “big ticket items”
The label "atheist" is for pussies... I'm an anti-theist.
This thread appears to have evolved into a conversation that is about something meaningful, despite it not being very promising on page 1.As far as not having kids Murdock? You aren't missing anything. My sister says the same thing- never had them, never wanted them- she sees what I've gone through with my 2 daughters and it only reinforces it that much more.If there is a second lifetime- no kids for me either. They're too ungrateful, unappreciative, and expensive. No matter what kind of parent you may be, good, bad, or terrible- the outcome of your offspring is unpredictable.
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