My boyfriend and I hadn’t had sex for 2.5 months (with other long breaks before that). I broke and brought up the issue and he eventually explained that he’s not been attracted to me. I’m 105 lbs and ride my bike to get around the city (or at least do a leisure ride on the weekends if I had no errands to run that week), but he still thinks I’m too sedentary and spend too much time curled up on my phone. But the problem is…cont
My boyfriend has been living with me for 8 months. He has not offered to pay rent but pays the cable bill and for groceries. He makes jokes about me starving him. I eat breakfast earlier than him and do not want to cook breakfast for him again after I’ve started working. For him, breakfast is not food or a meal. I typically make huge dinners 2-3x/week that can last 2-3 days. He does not cook. He has done the dishes a handful of times and cleaned the kitchen. He feels forced to do something nice
I never thought being a mom would be this difficult. I am working full time, have an infant who wakes up every 3-4h and doesn't fall back asleep unless held in arms, am breastfeeding for medical reasons, and feel resentful and beyond tired all the time. I hate the fact that my body is so different to how it was before, that I don't have a sense of self any more, that I can't disconnect and take a break (and this is likely to not change for years to come). Is this normal or unfit to be a mom?
My mother in law asked to be in the delivery room when my wife gives birth. Is this normal? My gut reaction was "you absolutely may not."
Any bday obsessed moms who ended up with kids with bdays close by? How was it? Do you wish it weren't so? I might be pregnant and then baby would be right around my bday. My SO'S bday is already close to mine and I hate it. I've always been bday obsessed and practically the whole month for me is bday focused. I know I'm a grown woman, but I don't care. Bdays are my fav. This might be extreme but I might go take a Plan B pill.
Baby moon suggestions in the north east. Preferably driving distance from NYC. Wife wants to avoid flights...
I'm pregnant with my managers child 😳
My house got egged and tped over the weekend. I took it upon myself to reach out to the parents and let them know I've already called the cops but wanted to reach out to you first before the cop shows up on your door. 1 set of parents immediately shifted blame to me and bashed me as a teacher and told me they think I have it out for their son and didn't address the situation at hand. How can I move forward with this situation?
How often do you find that it is not the child who is the challenge, but their parents?
Thoughts on the news about Roe?
Fighting with wife a lot about who is taking care of the baby, who is doing more, etc. I actually thought I did a lot yesterday and I’m up early with the baby every day.
I’m interested to hear from anyone who has stepped away from being a Partner. I am finding that I simply cannot balance work and personal life and be a good “partner” in both aspects. We’re you able to find a new career which enabled you to fulfil your ambitions whilst being a good husband/wife/parent?
How long do you think is good to get pregnant after getting a new job? My hubby and I want to get preggo but I just got a job and I feel is not ok to get preggo right away. Plus it seems like there is a lot going on in the job 😩 There is a parental leave that I can take after 12 months, so assuming I get pregnant after 3 months then I am good, but I still think is a little to quick? Halpp
Taking first flight w/ my 7 month old for vacation to FL. Can we take store bought purées greater than 3.5 oz in our carry on? Also I’m assuming more than 3.5 oz baby formula is totally okay.
Honest discussion: If you’re not vaccinated against COVID-19 by now, why not? What would make you change your mind, if anything?
2nd trimester, first time pregnant mom. Did you have a daily routine during your pregnancy? Start your day at a specific time…walk/workout specific time…etc.. I’m feeling a bit disorganized and alone being the only woman in my department and not knowing any other new moms in my role. It would be cool to hear how you might have got through it!
Ladies. Till how many months into pregnancy did you continue working? Which particular months were you careful to get proper sleep and avoid work stress?
With Biden being elected, everyone is now talking about student loan forgiveness. How likely do you think that is? I graduated with $120K in student and parent plus loans and will be done paying next month (took me 2.5 years). I’m first-gen, my parents were financially illiterate, and I was naive so that’s where my debt came from. I worked hard to pay them off so it honestly doesn’t sit right with me when others expect their loans to just be forgiven. That’s my rant; thoughts?
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When you don't have an Uber receipt to show when you left the corporate holiday party because you walked home...and you have no idea what time you got home.
Tech SM threw me under the bus to the team I pushed back and won. Amazing how email records provide a wonderful story. Today was a good day.
Should I go to Booz Allen as an “Associate” for about 50% more pay? I’m a SA at 70k.. Worst part is that I must move 3 hours away and must be on client site at all times, while KPMG is super flexible and I wfh all the time even before Covid. Also, I feel like “branding” wise it might be a downgrade. What is the KPMG equivalent to Associate at Booz? What is the typical YoE for Booz Associates? Any Booz/ex-Booz folks on here to help give direction?
Newly promoted managers: what do you expect to learn at new manager training & did it meet expectations? Asking bc our training catered too much to soft skills for non-advisory ppl (sorry tax/audit)
Does anyone actually prefer a 2 wheel roller to the 4 wheel spinner? I don't get it but I still see consultants with 2 wheelers. I find it so much easier to walk the 4 wheeler alongside me.
EYP or A&M PEPI ?
Uber driver asked me to wear my seat belt in the backseat. When I responded with a nah I'm ok, she goes on to say - "I can't drive without you being strapped". Seriously wtf! Happened to anyone else?
Are massive layoffs coming to IBM?
I just had a director tell me I should learn how to golf if I want to be successful later in my career—is he just being kind of a douche or is it really that beneficial?
Can't wait to quit. I don't know how people do this day in day out for years. Especially with families. So hard to have a life outside of work. Really admire those of you who like this stuff.
🐟 that manage a large # of clients - How do you keep milestone & other important dates straight? Do you have tasks in your calendar? What about sharing with team members? I’m thinking Jira would work
Anyone move from consulting to Square, Inc in the Bay Area? How is the comp compared to consulting?
I’m confused by how people here act like they have deep knowledge of other firms’ cultures and work, and the shifting dynamics among firms. My consulting experience is so siloed within my own firm
Is an entire bottle of wine for yourself excessive?
Where is everyone going???
As a US citizen, would you ever relocate to Europe? Why or why not? Idk but life in general just seems better there.
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