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    [–] Roman Polanski Accused of Sexually Assaulting a 10-Year-Old Girl choofychuff 1 points ago in movies

    She should fight it, even when everyone else forgot that shit 5 years in? Why should her whole life be a fight she can't win, and that no one else cares about?

    [–] Need to know if there is something I can do choofychuff 1 points ago in therapy

    The shift to college is really hard for a lot of students, it can bring up all kinds of stuff. Does your college have a counseling center? If they do it might be worth checking it out, they would have experience helping students in your situation.

    [–] Opinions? choofychuff 1 points ago in therapy

    I had the same anxiety when I first went to therapy and would just draw a blank in the sessions and not know what to say. I found it really helps me to write down thoughts or problems that come up during the week. I keep them in the notes section of my phone. Sometimes just noting down issues and questions is enough to help me remember to bring them up, sometimes I actually pull the phone out and go over what I jotted down.

    [–] What's way more addictive than people think? choofychuff 4 points ago in AskReddit

    It isn't that those activities involve drinking, it's that alcoholics only do things that allow them to drink while they're doing them, and only keep friends who validate drinking all the time. Not to say all of the people in your social circle are drunks, but it's a very alcoholic friendly environment. My high functioning alcoholic relatives are like this. They slowly gave up every activity and every friendship that didn't involve drinking. They can tell themselves that adult social activities just involve a lot of drinking, but really that's what they've self-selected. People who aren't into being drunk every night get bored with constant drinkers and go do something else, with people who aren't drinking 24/7.

    [–] What are you tired of explaining to other people? choofychuff 7 points ago in AskReddit

    That's ironic, most adults understand that drunks are boring. One part of why it's such a bummer when a loved one becomes a drunk.

    [–] Tales of the Otori is reminding me how fun and easy to read books can be whilst still being deep without a lot of grisliness. choofychuff 1 points ago in Fantasy

    I read Across the Nightingale Floor and Grass for his Pillow years ago and just picked them up to reread this week. I love the prose, it's beautiful. I didn't know there was a prequel, will have to check it out.

    [–] Everybody’s got hobbies choofychuff 11 points ago in funny

    She's supporting the beliefs of the women going to the clinic. It's nice that you are so supportive too!

    [–] In From the Cold choofychuff 3 points ago in pics

    Yeah there's snow in there.

    [–] Old school choofychuff 20 points ago in sports

    The joke is that the criticism given to a ballplayer after a great home run hit could also apply to an assassin after a mob hit, because they both (in old school mobster days) would use a baseball bat to get the job done. But with the mobster it's funny because he just killed someone and you're focusing on the bat flip? And it's clever because then it makes it seem kind of silly that people were mad at the ball player for flipping the bat after an amazing hit.

    [–] What's something you didn't realize how bad it was until it finally happened to you? choofychuff 1 points ago in AskReddit

    I started getting migraines two years ago. I take Magnesium, B2, and when I feel them coming on, Tizanidine (prescribed muscle relaxer). I'm not completely cured but they are much less excruciating than before and I rarely puke now. The Tizanidine puts me to sleep which is a nice side effect. Take the magnesium and the B2 every day, you just have to keep your levels up. It's a good idea to take magnesium at nighttime, it's a natural relaxant.

    [–] What was something you noticed between the groom and bride on their wedding day that made you think "they shouldn't be getting married"? choofychuff 158 points ago in AskReddit

    She tried to apologize when she realized he was unhappy and he wouldn't accept it. He responded in violent anger, actually chasing her to punish her. That is dangerous.

    [–] Woman who chose to keep her baby instead of chemotherapy has died 3 days after delivery choofychuff 4 points ago in news

    Would you mind describing how she changed? I know someone now who survived glioblastoma and I wonder how she might have been different before.

    [–] Ok, Reddit, if we all suspended judgment for a sec, what do you want to brag about? choofychuff 3 points ago in AskReddit

    Thank you, we need more of you. Hang in there for the rough parts and enjoy the wonder that is kids. It sounds like you are going to be great.

    Depending on how by-the-book your placing agency is, an emergency placement can be just that or easily turn into a longer stay - depends on how desperate we are for "beds" or how difficult a particular kid or sibling group might be to place. Plans can change on a dime. If you're willing to do things like drive out of your way to keep a kid in a familiar school, I'm going to bet you will be very popular with your agency.

    I don't use the term hero lightly but we are desperate for good foster parents in this country. In this situation - trying and failing to find enough places for wounded children to rest and heal - a hero is truly what a good foster parent is. I wish you luck.

    [–] What's a deeply unsettling fact? choofychuff 1 points ago in AskReddit

    Ah ah, you said cake first!