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« on: February 03, 2013, 09:59:04 PM »

We all have those moments in life that just irritate us to no end and we wish we could just vent about them without making a big deal about it and going on 20 page posting debates or be deemed as judging. Sometimes it feels good to just vent. Got something on your mind you want to get off your chest, post away.




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1) Don't argue or debate about what others say, we all have our own opinions regardless if you agree with them or not. This is a place to vent, not fight. Read it and move on.
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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2013, 10:00:53 PM »

I wouldn't call two goals a game action.
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2013, 10:02:08 PM »

here: http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,41054.90.html
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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2013, 10:04:49 PM »


I wouldn't consider that the same thing. If someone ran over your cat, vent about it, it doesn't turn into a pet peeve or OCD
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2013, 10:06:45 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2013, 10:14:11 PM »

I never finish what I started, even though I'll spend hours upon hours planning it in all it's minutiae.  Just do it!
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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2013, 10:20:24 PM »

This'll be good.

Why did God allow my mother to miscarry? I was 12-13 at the time and I was already in love with the baby while it was in the womb, always feeling her kick, talking to her, buying toys for her for when she was born. But then she dies in the womb. And I never got to see her. I miss my miscarried sister. What if she would have became Orthodox? What could have been? Where is she right now? Is she at the toll-houses? How come every single thing imaginable that is fun is considered a sin by the Church? It's like we cannot do ANYTHING fun at all or have any pleasure. God just wants us to be miserable. I'm not a needy guy; I try SOOO hard to be religious and honor God, and I am probably more faithful than a good 90-95% of kids my age, yet, I still get nothing at all for it. The moment I want to masturbate or relax to some porn to relieve myself, I'm sinning. Well maybe God shouldn't have given me these desires if He didn't want me to indulge in them. I'm trying as hard as I can to resist, and I have been battling it, but it's so hard. I feel miserable and depressed for it. And I have no hope; I feel like there is no reason for giving it up. How do I know I'll like Heaven? In fact, why did God put me here at all? I never asked to be born in the middle of a spiritual war, having to participate in a spiritual marathon either for God or for the Devil. I'd rather have never existed. Why isn't my family Orthodox? How come they'll believe what goons and whackjob Evangelicals tell them in Protestant Bible footnotes but they won't believe me or God's true Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church?

And why is life so miserable in general? I'm sick of society expecting me to do what it wants. Maybe I don't want to go to college, get married or pursue the dead American dream. I don't have the motivation for college; I already hate school (even though I get straight A's), but I just don't have the motivation for college. It doesn't interest me, and I don't want to end up in debt. I'd rather live thrifty than be in college debt. And how come society expects us to wait so long until we get married? How come we have to be in our 20s? I have desires and hormones that God wants me to suppress and this society where I can't marry until I'm almost 30 is a big pile of BS if you ask me. This whole world is a piece of crap. God always tells us about Heaven and looking to the light at the end of the tunnel, but I don't see any stupid light; I don't even know if Heaven is worth pursuing. I just want some pleasure in this world and I'd be happy.

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« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2013, 10:36:11 PM »

I hate when I cant reply to someone.
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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2013, 10:39:53 PM »

I don't know if this thread is a good idea on a Christian forum.

Just a thought.
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2013, 10:45:21 PM »

I hate when I cant reply to someone.

If it's about me, I don't mind if you reply--as long as it is helpful.
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« Reply #10 on: February 03, 2013, 11:35:30 PM »

I had to complain about something Grin
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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2013, 12:46:00 AM »

My scalp itches. >:-(
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« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2013, 12:48:12 AM »

My scalp itches. >:-(

I have had that problem too.
Wish I could find a shampoo that did not make my scalp itch.
In fact, you just reminded me that I need to wash my hair. Ugh.
Thanks.
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« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2013, 01:03:08 AM »

This'll be good.

Why did God allow my mother to miscarry? I was 12-13 at the time and I was already in love with the baby while it was in the womb, always feeling her kick, talking to her, buying toys for her for when she was born. But then she dies in the womb. And I never got to see her. I miss my miscarried sister. What if she would have became Orthodox? What could have been? Where is she right now? Is she at the toll-houses? How come every single thing imaginable that is fun is considered a sin by the Church? It's like we cannot do ANYTHING fun at all or have any pleasure. God just wants us to be miserable. I'm not a needy guy; I try SOOO hard to be religious and honor God, and I am probably more faithful than a good 90-95% of kids my age, yet, I still get nothing at all for it. The moment I want to masturbate or relax to some porn to relieve myself, I'm sinning. Well maybe God shouldn't have given me these desires if He didn't want me to indulge in them. I'm trying as hard as I can to resist, and I have been battling it, but it's so hard. I feel miserable and depressed for it. And I have no hope; I feel like there is no reason for giving it up. How do I know I'll like Heaven? In fact, why did God put me here at all? I never asked to be born in the middle of a spiritual war, having to participate in a spiritual marathon either for God or for the Devil. I'd rather have never existed. Why isn't my family Orthodox? How come they'll believe what goons and whackjob Evangelicals tell them in Protestant Bible footnotes but they won't believe me or God's true Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church?

And why is life so miserable in general? I'm sick of society expecting me to do what it wants. Maybe I don't want to go to college, get married or pursue the dead American dream. I don't have the motivation for college; I already hate school (even though I get straight A's), but I just don't have the motivation for college. It doesn't interest me, and I don't want to end up in debt. I'd rather live thrifty than be in college debt. And how come society expects us to wait so long until we get married? How come we have to be in our 20s? I have desires and hormones that God wants me to suppress and this society where I can't marry until I'm almost 30 is a big pile of BS if you ask me. This whole world is a piece of crap. God always tells us about Heaven and looking to the light at the end of the tunnel, but I don't see any stupid light; I don't even know if Heaven is worth pursuing. I just want some pleasure in this world and I'd be happy.

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Guess I gotta go and wash my hair. Ugh.
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« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2013, 01:07:20 AM »

I have to analyze a transcript of a George W. Bush interview on the O'Reilly Factor c. 2004 for a course on Psycholinguistics and write up a paper on how the nature of the disfluencies in his speech fit into various theories on language and the brain. I don't think I can stretch "he's just not a very good public speaker if he doesn't have a script to read from" into multiple pages of analysis. Where's my Michael Gerson or David Frum?
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« Reply #15 on: February 04, 2013, 01:10:47 AM »

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« Reply #16 on: February 04, 2013, 01:27:04 AM »

I have to analyze a transcript of a George W. Bush interview on the O'Reilly Factor c. 2004 for a course on Psycholinguistics and write up a paper on how the nature of the disfluencies in his speech fit into various theories on language and the brain. I don't think I can stretch "he's just not a very good public speaker if he doesn't have a script to read from" into multiple pages of analysis. Where's my Michael Gerson or David Frum?

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Could his past/present (?) alcoholism be part of Bush's disfluencies?
One of my past teachers (a Catholic nun) always had a little late night drink of altar wine whenever she could get away with it. However, the alcohol left her speechless and unable to care for herself when she was in her late 60s.

Is this course under the Psychology or the Linguistics Department?
I got my M.A. in Linguistics, and I really enjoyed Sociolinguistics, although I did study Psycholinguistics too.
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« Reply #17 on: February 04, 2013, 01:33:02 AM »

Complaint desk: 12,000 miles away from here.
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« Reply #18 on: February 04, 2013, 01:35:21 AM »

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« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2013, 02:00:19 AM »

I have to analyze a transcript of a George W. Bush interview on the O'Reilly Factor c. 2004 for a course on Psycholinguistics and write up a paper on how the nature of the disfluencies in his speech fit into various theories on language and the brain. I don't think I can stretch "he's just not a very good public speaker if he doesn't have a script to read from" into multiple pages of analysis. Where's my Michael Gerson or David Frum?

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Could his past/present (?) alcoholism be part of Bush's disfluencies?
One of my past teachers (a Catholic nun) always had a little late night drink of altar wine whenever she could get away with it. However, the alcohol left her speechless and unable to care for herself when she was in her late 60s.

Is this course under the Psychology or the Linguistics Department?
I got my M.A. in Linguistics, and I really enjoyed Sociolinguistics, although I did study Psycholinguistics too.

Hahaha. Well, I don't know about that...these are disfluencies which everyone makes in extemporaneous speech, but what is interesting about his speech is their relative frequency and character. But maybe ex-alcoholics are more prone to speech disfluencies than people without such a history. I don't really know. Psycholinguistics is not really my thing, but I need the course to graduate (it's double-listed, so most of the class is undergraduate Psych majors; I am one of about six linguistics grad students in a class of about 40).

Eh...I'll get through it...I might need a drink by the end, though. Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2013, 02:09:41 AM »

I have to analyze a transcript of a George W. Bush interview on the O'Reilly Factor c. 2004 for a course on Psycholinguistics and write up a paper on how the nature of the disfluencies in his speech fit into various theories on language and the brain. I don't think I can stretch "he's just not a very good public speaker if he doesn't have a script to read from" into multiple pages of analysis. Where's my Michael Gerson or David Frum?

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Could his past/present (?) alcoholism be part of Bush's disfluencies?
One of my past teachers (a Catholic nun) always had a little late night drink of altar wine whenever she could get away with it. However, the alcohol left her speechless and unable to care for herself when she was in her late 60s.

Is this course under the Psychology or the Linguistics Department?
I got my M.A. in Linguistics, and I really enjoyed Sociolinguistics, although I did study Psycholinguistics too.

Hahaha. Well, I don't know about that...these are disfluencies which everyone makes in extemporaneous speech, but what is interesting about his speech is their relative frequency and character. But maybe ex-alcoholics are more prone to speech disfluencies than people without such a history. I don't really know. Psycholinguistics is not really my thing, but I need the course to graduate (it's double-listed, so most of the class is undergraduate Psych majors; I am one of about six linguistics grad students in a class of about 40).

Eh...I'll get through it...I might need a drink by the end, though. Smiley

This course sounds a little like what Speech-Language Pathologists must study.
I took a course in disfluencies. Stroke patients and people with brain injuries have many disfluencies depending on where they were injuried or have a brain lesion.
Does Bush have a lot of spoonerisms? (I pull a lot of spoonerisms when I am tired.)
Does he stutter? (a definite sign of disfluency)
Does he lose his train of thought?

A great resource: 
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« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2013, 02:14:48 AM »

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« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2013, 02:42:14 AM »

I have to analyze a transcript of a George W. Bush interview on the O'Reilly Factor c. 2004 for a course on Psycholinguistics and write up a paper on how the nature of the disfluencies in his speech fit into various theories on language and the brain. I don't think I can stretch "he's just not a very good public speaker if he doesn't have a script to read from" into multiple pages of analysis. Where's my Michael Gerson or David Frum?

Smiley

Could his past/present (?) alcoholism be part of Bush's disfluencies?
One of my past teachers (a Catholic nun) always had a little late night drink of altar wine whenever she could get away with it. However, the alcohol left her speechless and unable to care for herself when she was in her late 60s.

Is this course under the Psychology or the Linguistics Department?
I got my M.A. in Linguistics, and I really enjoyed Sociolinguistics, although I did study Psycholinguistics too.

Hahaha. Well, I don't know about that...these are disfluencies which everyone makes in extemporaneous speech, but what is interesting about his speech is their relative frequency and character. But maybe ex-alcoholics are more prone to speech disfluencies than people without such a history. I don't really know. Psycholinguistics is not really my thing, but I need the course to graduate (it's double-listed, so most of the class is undergraduate Psych majors; I am one of about six linguistics grad students in a class of about 40).

Eh...I'll get through it...I might need a drink by the end, though. Smiley

This course sounds a little like what Speech-Language Pathologists must study.
I took a course in disfluencies. Stroke patients and people with brain injuries have many disfluencies depending on where they were injuried or have a brain lesion.
Does Bush have a lot of spoonerisms? (I pull a lot of spoonerisms when I am tired.)
Does he stutter? (a definite sign of disfluency)
Does he lose his train of thought?

A great resource: 
Owens, Robert E. Jr.
Language Disorders: A functional Approach to Assessment and Intervention
4th Edition (may be later ones now)
Pearson Education, 2004.


Thanks for the reference. I'll look into it. They have us using Traxler "Intro to Psycholinguistics" (makes sense; because of the nature of the course, being cross-listed and an intro course, they need something very basic), and honestly it is so boring I haven't gotten past the introduction. We're starting on week four on Tuesday...this can't be a good sign!

There are no spoonerisms in the interview transcript, but there are a lot of repetitions (I think Bush has something like 34 to O'Reilly's zero). Everything that you write is familiar to me, though. My beloved grandmother had a stroke some 25 years ago, and her speech patterns really changed after that. And then of course near the end (she passed on maybe 4 years ago), as my uncle put it, "it took damn near an act of congress just to get her to speak English" (she was originally from Mexico, and I guess at some point she reverted to speaking only Spanish, despite the fact that she had taught neither of her children Spanish, so the only person she could communicate clearly with was her hospice nurse).

The brain is a fascinating and in some ways frightening thing. I hope nothing like that ever happens to mine.
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« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2013, 02:46:50 AM »

I get very irritated (and very sad) when some people feel the need to attack somebody personally rather than simply attacking their views, opinions, or reasoning. As Orthodox Christians we should never personally disparage our brethren, no matter how much we may disagree with them. To get ones kicks from personally mocking and ridiculing ones Orthodox brother is cowardly and unchristian. One of the things that I truly hate is cowardice. Unfortunately, the internet is a haven for cowards.


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« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2013, 03:00:48 AM »

I get very irritated when people use a thread like this as a soap box for venting their petty grievances with others. If you don't have a thick skin, then you shouldn't be on the Internet, because--SURPRISE--people will say offensive things on the Internet.
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I really hate how I'm supposed to have leisure time, get chores done on the side, do all of my schoolwork and still get 8 hours of sleep a night.
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« Reply #26 on: February 04, 2013, 03:15:16 AM »

I don't like how I'm so short Sad We have feelings too!
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« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2013, 03:16:05 AM »

I get very irritated (and very sad) when some people feel the need to attack somebody personally rather than simply attacking their views, opinions, or reasoning. As Orthodox Christians we should never personally disparage our brethren, no matter how much we may disagree with them. To get ones kicks from personally mocking and ridiculing ones Orthodox brother is wrong cowardly and unchristian. One of the things that I truly hate is bullying cowardice. Unfortunately, the internet is a haven for bullies cowards.

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« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2013, 03:19:27 AM »

I don't like how I'm so short Sad We have feelings too!

Lighten up a little, buddy. It's not a big deal. Here, have a little hug:

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« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2013, 03:45:09 AM »

I wish I was little bit taller, I wish I was a baller, I wish I had a girl who looked good, I would call her, I wish I had a rabbit in a hat, with a bat, and a '64 Impala.

I wish I was like six-foot-nine, so I can get with Leoshi, cause she don't know me, but yo, she's really fine, you know I see her all the time, everywhere I go, and even in my dreams, I can scheme a way to make her mine, cause I know she's livin phat, her boyfriend's tall and he plays ball, so how am I gonna compete with that? Cause when it comes to playing basketball, I'm always last to be picked, and in some cases never picked at all.
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« Reply #30 on: February 04, 2013, 04:17:40 AM »

And I wish that I had more confidence around females and that it wasn't so hard finding a religious person my age who isn't just an insane, hyper-emotional Evangelical. Why aren't there any insane, emotionally inhealthy Orthodox kids like me around here?
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« Reply #31 on: February 04, 2013, 05:07:14 AM »

I get very irritated (and very sad) when some people feel the need to attack somebody personally rather than simply attacking their views, opinions, or reasoning. As Orthodox Christians we should never personally disparage our brethren, no matter how much we may disagree with them. To get ones kicks from personally mocking and ridiculing ones Orthodox brother is cowardly and unchristian. One of the things that I truly hate is cowardice. Unfortunately, the internet is a haven for cowards.


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« Reply #32 on: February 04, 2013, 05:20:09 AM »

I don't like how I'm so short Sad We have feelings too!

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Oh, the rich people want what the poor people's got
 And the poor people want what the rich people's got
 And the skinny people want what the fat people's got
 And the fat people want what the skinny people's got
 
You can never please anybody in this world
 
The short people want what the tall people's got
 And the tall people want what the short people's got

 The little kids want what the big kid's got
 And the big kids want what the little kid's got
 
You can never please anybody in this world
 
Oh, the girls with short hair want long hair
 And the girls with long hair want short hair
 Oh, the boys with cars want motorcycles
 And the boys with motorcycles want cars
 
You can never please anybody in this world
 
It doesn't matter what you do
 It doesn't matter what you say
 There will always be
 One who wants things the opposite way
 
It doesn't matter where you go
 It doesn't matter who you see
 There will always be
 Someone who disagrees
 
We do our best
 We try to please
 But we're like the rest
 Whenever at ease
 
Oh, the rich people want what the poor people's got
 And the poor people want what the rich people's got
 And the skinny people want what the fat people's got
 And the fat people want what the skinny people's got
 
You can never please anybody in this world

 And Randy Newman's Short People:

Short people got no reason
 Short people got no reason
 Short people got no reason
 To live
 
They got little hands
 Little eyes
 They walk around
 Tellin' great big lies
 They got little noses
 And tiny little teeth
 They wear platform shoes
 On their nasty little feet
 
Well, I don't want no short people
 Don't want no short people
 Don't want no short people
 `Round here
 
Short people are just the same
 As you and I
 (A fool such as I)
 All men are brothers
 Until the day they die
 (It's a wonderful world)
 
Short people got nobody
 Short people got nobody
 Short people got nobody
 To love
 
They got little baby legs
 That stand so low
 You got to pick em up
 Just to say hello

 They got little cars
 That go beep, beep, beep
 They got little voices
 Goin' peep, peep, peep
 They got grubby little fingers
 And dirty little minds
 They're gonna get you every time
 Well, I don't want no short people
 Don't want no short people
 Don't want no short people
 'Round here

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« Reply #33 on: February 04, 2013, 06:13:04 AM »

I don't know if this thread is a good idea on a Christian forum.

Just a thought.

I think it's a great idea. It provides a safe place to blow off some steam, and one often can get a whole new perspective on their complaints by reading them afterwards.

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« Reply #34 on: February 04, 2013, 06:16:54 AM »

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« Reply #35 on: February 04, 2013, 06:28:07 AM »

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« Reply #36 on: February 04, 2013, 04:42:38 PM »

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« Reply #37 on: February 04, 2013, 05:01:18 PM »

I wish I was little bit taller, I wish I was a baller, I wish I had a girl who looked good, I would call her, I wish I had a rabbit in a hat, with a bat, and a '64 Impala.

I wish I was like six-foot-nine, so I can get with Leoshi, cause she don't know me, but yo, she's really fine, you know I see her all the time, everywhere I go, and even in my dreams, I can scheme a way to make her mine, cause I know she's livin phat, her boyfriend's tall and he plays ball, so how am I gonna compete with that? Cause when it comes to playing basketball, I'm always last to be picked, and in some cases never picked at all.

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« Reply #38 on: February 04, 2013, 05:04:58 PM »

I don't like how I'm so short Sad We have feelings too!

LOL.


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« Reply #39 on: February 04, 2013, 05:19:52 PM »

I've always been the tallest of my peers and I'm quite happy about it.
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« Reply #40 on: February 04, 2013, 05:24:58 PM »

This'll be good.

Why did God allow my mother to miscarry? I was 12-13 at the time and I was already in love with the baby while it was in the womb, always feeling her kick, talking to her, buying toys for her for when she was born. But then she dies in the womb. And I never got to see her. I miss my miscarried sister. What if she would have became Orthodox? What could have been? Where is she right now? Is she at the toll-houses? How come every single thing imaginable that is fun is considered a sin by the Church? It's like we cannot do ANYTHING fun at all or have any pleasure. God just wants us to be miserable. I'm not a needy guy; I try SOOO hard to be religious and honor God, and I am probably more faithful than a good 90-95% of kids my age, yet, I still get nothing at all for it. The moment I want to masturbate or relax to some porn to relieve myself, I'm sinning. Well maybe God shouldn't have given me these desires if He didn't want me to indulge in them. I'm trying as hard as I can to resist, and I have been battling it, but it's so hard. I feel miserable and depressed for it. And I have no hope; I feel like there is no reason for giving it up. How do I know I'll like Heaven? In fact, why did God put me here at all? I never asked to be born in the middle of a spiritual war, having to participate in a spiritual marathon either for God or for the Devil. I'd rather have never existed. Why isn't my family Orthodox? How come they'll believe what goons and whackjob Evangelicals tell them in Protestant Bible footnotes but they won't believe me or God's true Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church?

And why is life so miserable in general? I'm sick of society expecting me to do what it wants. Maybe I don't want to go to college, get married or pursue the dead American dream. I don't have the motivation for college; I already hate school (even though I get straight A's), but I just don't have the motivation for college. It doesn't interest me, and I don't want to end up in debt. I'd rather live thrifty than be in college debt. And how come society expects us to wait so long until we get married? How come we have to be in our 20s? I have desires and hormones that God wants me to suppress and this society where I can't marry until I'm almost 30 is a big pile of BS if you ask me. This whole world is a piece of crap. God always tells us about Heaven and looking to the light at the end of the tunnel, but I don't see any stupid light; I don't even know if Heaven is worth pursuing. I just want some pleasure in this world and I'd be happy.

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This is why I am really glad I am 33 yrs old and married.  Life is so much easier as an adult.  Sure you gotta pay bills and all, but my teenage years really messing with my head. Hang in there is all I can say.
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« Reply #41 on: February 04, 2013, 05:47:01 PM »

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[Oh the wonders of modern technology.  With the advent of editable text we are able to put words into spaces that would have been impossible with printed media.  I love computers!  But that isn't a rant so let me start with one that really gets my goat.  People who refer to centrifugal wheels (like on an exhaust blower) as a squirrel cage.  Everyone who says this deserves to scalded with hot water.  Nothing life threatening, mind you, just something that is mildly discomforting, like I did at Liturgy yesterday when I sloshed a little bit of the boiling water on my hand.  There is a red mark and all, but I got over it rather quickly.  But I digress...  yes, centrifugal wheels.  Why do toothless hicks insist on calling these "squirrel cages".  Albeit, it does kinda look like a hamster wheel, but a squirrel cage?  My mother used to have a retarded squirrel and it's cage looked nothing like a centrifugal blower wheel!  Unless we are talking about a really large unit, the critter wouldn't even fit!  And secondly, the wheel is not a cage!  Even a hamster wheel is not a cage.  It is an exercise device.  Pick a different term you blathering window lickers!_]
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« Reply #42 on: February 04, 2013, 06:14:08 PM »

And Peter is always giving me that green warning dot! Sad
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« Reply #43 on: February 04, 2013, 06:19:55 PM »

Skee-Lo? Is that you?

Yo, I'm trying to keep it on the down low, so don't be telling people I'm part of this board, ok?
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« Reply #44 on: February 04, 2013, 06:49:04 PM »

And Peter is always giving me that green warning dot! Sad

Quit griping about the Green Badge of Courage, shorty!
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