I am a social worker and having a baby with my husband in Oct.
Sounds like your friends are at extreme ends of the spectrum.
Well my circle of friends is totally different. I work, and my friends who work arent the least bit "bitter" about it. Why would we be? My friends who SAH also use the daycare at the gym, hire baby sitters, etc. so are pretty liberal about the whole thing. Personally I wouldnt be friends with people I couldnt be open with. But that's just me.
She may live in a very conservative area where there aren't many people with outlooks similar to hers. It may be hard to believe if you've never lived in, say, the Bible belt, but for people who don't fit the mold in those places, finding like-minded friends can be a real challenge.
When I lived in Texas, I had a friend who was an atheist. This doesn't sound that dramatic to a Northern Californian, but it was a huge deal for her in suburban Fort Worth. I am an evangelical Christian, so
"You can always find conservative, or not so conservative people irrregardless generally, of where you live" This may be true everywhere but the deep south. I'm serious. There may be one or two closet liberals in Alabama, but they suffer in silence...
Every time I go back to my dad's town there, people think I'm from Mars just because of my accent. I don't even get into anything political.
Let me be really specific -- it was illegal to partake in homosexual activity. But try as I might to follow your logic -- I can't see how hetero's would be participating in homosexual activity. Hence my statement that it was "illegal to be gay" in BDA. LOL.
Every time I go back to my dad's town there, people think I'm from Mars just because of my accent. I don't even get into anything political. "
Now that's funny:) I can honestly say I don't have a clue. Havent spent much time at all in the deep south. I'm sure I'd be from Mars there too.
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