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Subject: Re: was firewall brace now baby advise (OT)
From: Pamela Pepoy <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 22:22:40 -0700
Balance...thats what happens between two carburators....right?
Guy wrote:

> In a message dated 8/23/01 11:52:05 AM US Mountain Standard Time,
> writes:
> >  I was packing my tools and spares when Anne came out
> > and asked what I was doing. I said getting ready for tomorrow. She
> > replied , if you go you might as will keep on driving .
> OW - that hurts !!!!
> Let's throw a little female perspecive into this .....
>  If a guy doesn't balance out the whole Daddy thing w/ his usual
> hobbies/interest he will  usually grow crabby and resentful. Keyword there :
> BALANCE. Hopefully you will find a good compromise there, but I also hope
> that she will understand that daddies just need a break sometime. Being a
> car-guy before the baby was good enough then, being a daddy doenst change who
> you are at heart !
> Also for guys to understand: recovering having a baby just doenst happen over
> night. Way too many changes happen - usually takes months  ( a year or more?)
>  to happen. Being over-protective of "family" in general is one thing that
> tends to happen a lot. ( threat of danger of anything happening to you out at
> the track, for example). It may not get verbalized that way - but it really
> is a natural instinct that is really hard to overcome and she may not even
> realize that it is happening. Again,,, a good balance in everybody's life,
> and understanding some of the not so obvious things is the key!
> Best wishes on the new little one,
> Laurie :-)
> 70 SPL311
> Chandler, AZ

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