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Old 04-13-2018, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Chicago > DC area (Fairfax County)
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For what it's worth, during high school I had some pretty radical, and often bigoted, views, and I'm glad no one I knew IRL intervened. I got in enough late-night Internet arguments that I was forced to really inspect how much sense my worldview made, which wouldn't have happened if Mom or Dad had barged in and said "We need to have a talk about your posts about race and IQ."

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You might be on to something. Single women without children do, on average, live longer than women who marry and/or have kids, don't they?
I think this is probably because women are more likely to have deep friendships outside of their relationship, which has proven benefits on stress and mental health, and spending a lot of time with your partner can stifle that. This is believed to be why men's health outlooks improve when they get married.
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Old 04-23-2018, 04:10 PM
 
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I have a 15 year old that has had some issues but typically what you would expect from a 15 year old girl. However, she has made some comments about men I find troubling, such as her saying she thinks boys are dumb, that boys are inferior etc.

I have looked at her computer browsing history and seen that she has been viewing a lot of extreme feminist websites. While I do get that she can make up her own mind, should I intervene?
I don't think you should intervene...she sounds like a very smart and perceptive child.
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