FYI, in case it needs to be said: this was NOT meant as
an attack on Robert, his past, his upbringing or his family
life. I shouldn't have used his name as part of my questions
to him. They were meant more as rhetorical questions rather
than inquisitive ones.
I don't know what the knee-jerkers around here would
interpret what I said, so I'm going to err on the side
On 2001.12.10, Dossy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2001.12.09, Robert J. Bradbury <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I always solved the concept of jealousy and faithfulness by
> > informing girlfriends I would simply determine whether or not
> > a child was mine. That approach rationalizes jealousy very
> > quickly.
> (Sorry to produce yet another reply to this so late in the
> thread ...)
> Robert, do you know who your biological father (or biological
> parents) are?
> How certain are you that they are indeed your true biological
> parents, particularly your father?
> Did you observe infidelity between your parents as you were
> growing up? Was the question of you being your father's
> biological child ever brought up while you were growing up?
> I've yet to dig into it, but I've got Sternberg's book on
> Love Patterns sitting here, but his idea sounds very reasonable
> to me. Perhaps it might explain your attitude towards
> jealousy and faithfulness. Perhaps it won't.
> -- Dossy
> Dossy Shiobara mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Panoptic Computer Network web: http://www.panoptic.com/
> "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own
> folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)
-- Dossy Shiobara mail: email@example.com Panoptic Computer Network web: http://www.panoptic.com/ "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70)
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