Sunday Seven: Life Changes

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Sunday Seven: Life Changes
Sun, 03-21-2010 - 3:39pm
List seven major experiences that have changed your life (for the better or the worse). What would you consider to be the most important that changed your life the most?
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Mon, 03-22-2010 - 3:08am

  1. Growing up in North America

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Mon, 03-22-2010 - 3:15am
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Mon, 03-22-2010 - 9:24am

1. Growing up with a severely dysfunctional and mentally abusive mother.

2. Meeting and having a 5 year relationship with my first love.

3. Having a ten year long drug addiction.

4. Raising my little brothers.

5. Meeting my husband in a chat room.

6. All of 2007. =)

7. Having my DD Rhiannon.


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Registered: 01-03-2001
Mon, 03-22-2010 - 4:13pm

1. MOST important: Met and married my DH

2. Got my Doctorate in 1971

3. Got a job in 1972 which lasted 12.5 years

4. Burned out on said job, quit, and fell into a teaching job, all in a six-month time period

5. DH got transferred from San Francisco to Houston TX, where I got another teaching job *and* sarted reviewing mystery fiction of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

6. DH got transferred to London and I became an early retiree - and professional tourist (Beijing and Saudi Arabia followed in teh next 10 years)

7. DH attempted suicide and we got emergency repatriated to the US where he retired and we settled down in Ohio...

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Mon, 03-22-2010 - 6:51pm

1. Growing up in a dysfunctional family

2. Moving in the 8th grade

3. Meeting my best friend in college

4. Marriage to an alcoholic/drug addict who was also abusive

5. Getting a college education

6. Meeting DH

7. Becoming a Pagan in my teens

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Mon, 03-22-2010 - 8:09pm

These are tough.

1. Being sexually abused by my father and his passing away

2. meeting my dh and marrying him

3. having my son

4. therapy

5. drugs for depression

6. Graduating College at the age of 40 with honors

7. finding out I have celiac

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Tue, 03-23-2010 - 4:05pm
A question to make me think???


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Fri, 03-26-2010 - 12:09pm

  1. My parents' divorce

  2. Spending my 16th year in Ireland

  3. Getting pregnant at 17

  4. Giving birth at 18

  5. Getting married at 24

  6. Having my 2 younger children at 27 & 31

  7. Getting divorced at 40

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Mon, 03-29-2010 - 8:55am