Ug, you are all TOTALLY RIGHT: it is AWFUL to bring up some sort of huge emotional issue and then be a complete TEASE about it. I would HATE it if someone else did that. I'd be like, "Either spill it or shut it, sister!"
I'm sorry I ever brought it up at all! But trust me when I say it is the kind of thing where if you knew what it was, you'd just be like, "Oh. That." It's just one of a number of well-known issues people fight about and kill each other over: @b0rti0n, h0m0sexu@lity, what should be done about the envir0nment, cry-it-0ut p@renting.
It falls into that category of topics that pretty much everyone has a strong opinion on, and even if everyone loves each other and swears to be nice about opposing points of view, it's basically impossible. It's no one's fault, it's just a topic people really, really care about, and I myself have been known to hit the ceiling if I read even one of the "nice" remarks that tries to be diplomatic. It's such a dividing topic, people THINK they're being fair and understanding about it, when actually they are demonstrating a TOTAL LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ABOUT EVEN THE MOST BAS-----
I will TRY not to tease anymore. I know it's dreadful, and I hate when other people do it.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 1 of 2 - I have TWO 8-year-olds to buy for, so I’m going to split it up into two posts. Today will be the things we’re getting for Edward. I dislike saying “Gift id...