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Re: dating
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2009, 07:36:41 PM »
this is good, this is very good. :-D ( and mason, thankfuly i DO have a paychek :)) . keep it coming! ;)
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Re: dating
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2009, 11:19:23 PM »
ok my next advise, if one day you just have to "walk the green mile", there was a old saying I lived by and here it is

I always said that I would only marry 2 times and this was my route,
First time getting married is for love and the second time for money,

that where I messed up, me and my first wife are still together after 22 years and now I am trapped, looks like this one want let me find a rich second wife  :'( , I should have turned that around and married a rich women first, then if that didn't work find one to love, you always be poor doing it the way I did   :shock:  ;)  :evil:
THAT's ME TO THE LEFT JUST 5 YEARS FROM NOW!!!!!!!!

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Re: dating
« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2009, 03:00:40 PM »
The best way is to ignore them at first.

If you chase them, they run.  If you don't, they come closer to find out why.    :?   :roll:
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That's exactly the advice I was going to give. :-D

1. Wait awhile. 12 is awfully young to be worried about girlfriends.
2.  Be yourself, because if a girl likes you for being what she thinks you are, she probably won't when she finds out what you are in reality.
3. Pretend you are blind. If you pick someone based on how they look, you may be missing that she has poor character.
4. No matter how smart a girl is, or how pretty a girl is, look first at her core values (is she kind, generous, loving, courteous, does she like her parents and her siblings, does she talk badly about others?). Core values and character last a lifetime. Good looks don't last forever, and there's always someone else who is smart.

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Re: dating
« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2009, 04:32:05 PM »
It's your opinion that matters.  however much I try and try to explain this to my two, they seem to think that it is the opinion of the crowd that matters. 

IF you like her it doesn't matter what your friends think.  Believe me, this is hard to understand now.  But the older you get the more you will realize the truth in it.  Most of the people you associate with now will not be around you by your 21st birthday.   Actually I'm only 30 and I only rarely see anyone I went to school with, I even live in the same county I went to school in.   

Make your decisions based on your core values, not someone elses.  :)  This applies to girlfriends, and everything else. 
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Re: dating
« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2009, 05:15:48 PM »
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IF you like her it doesn't matter what your friends think

however, if everyone is telling you she's trouble, it's a good idea to listen.  when kids are "in love" they miss some very important warning signs. 
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

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Re: dating
« Reply #25 on: September 22, 2009, 05:42:15 PM »
Ok there is some truth in that Kathy, :)   I was thinking more toward the "popular" image vs. the "nonpopular".  Some of the most amazing people I've ever met were definately outcasts in school. 
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Re: dating
« Reply #26 on: September 22, 2009, 06:35:23 PM »
i was thinking of the disaster my son married the first time  :-D

when you put on a blue shirt, and all day people compliment you on your pretty pink shirt, it's probably your eyes that need to be checked!
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

 Alexis de Tocqueville

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Re: dating
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2009, 11:46:15 PM »
Just be careful what you ask for Beeboy - you might just get it and then some. I hear horror stories about 6th to 8th graders and can't imagine such things, but just stay away from any girls who are mentioned in those horror stories.

Friendship is the most important thing, you'll never love a girl you don't like. if she isn't your best friend, she'll never be the love of your life and the one thing I haven't heard mentioned: with every romance fron your first to your last, there is heartbreak and it is called that because is describes it perfectly, you feel like you are crushed inside and will never heal.
Luckily, we all recover and most often move on. Having not even seen your teens yet, likely you'll have a dozen broken hearts before highschool is over, if you think you are ready for that kind of pain, than go for a girl friend, but if you want to learn how relationships work, then you'll really want a friend or friends who are girls.

By the way, the guy who has girls for friends is the guy most likely to get the best girl in the end - they don't feel the pressure of actual dating, but the fun you have is just the same and believe me makes for you making a better boyfriend later on when it really counts  :-D

12 is young and for some reason you believe NOW is the time - we all know what it is called but that conversation you need to bring up with parents and peers. But for now, enjoy learning all about girls and don't fix your mind on one. If it is meant to happen it will, but as mentioned before by others, don't chase them, they will run away - cause many kids your age still play tag in the back oof their minds, not seeking romance. No one is going to tell you different, so date if you must, but respect her no matter what or you will earn a reputation that will follow you the rest of your life.
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