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2023.05.30 12:55 xezene The 'Saga Journal' Archive A complete archive of the Star Wars fandom's landmark first fan-run online academic journal (2004-2010)

Hello, everyone. The following archive is my attempt to collect the incredible work of Saga Journal, the first online academic journal created by fans to illuminate and analyze the six films of the Star Wars saga in greater depth. It really was something incredible, and reading it again now, it still is. As such, I've decided to share it here, and hopefully preserve it on the internet for all to see once more.
Created in late 2004, Saga Journal consistently published academic essays over the course of the next 4 years, and then one final time, coming to a close in 2010. Drawing on works of literature, psychoanalysis, history, and comparative media, Saga Journal featured essays written by fans with a keen eye for the layers within the films, while keeping to a submission standard of quality and style, as each essay contained a bibliography of works cited. From historical analogues to Jungian analysis, the essays often offer worthwhile insights and observations, with pieces of brilliance appearing with some regularity. The incredible effort put into creating and maintaining this journal, as well as the essays themselves, deserve to be preserved on the internet and read.
I encourage everyone to peruse the essays at your interest, and even to share or repost essays that bring you insight, here and elsewhere. I myself discovered Saga Journal through reading one fantastic essay (The Perils of Padmé by lazypadawan) and was richly rewarded by checking out the rest Saga Journal had to offer. The impressive effort of the journal was the combined work of men and women, but it should be noted it was largely the initiative of the women within the Star Wars fandom to make Saga Journal a reality. In the course of Star Wars history, such a detail is worth highlighting, as the films have always resonated a variety of audiences who themselves had much to contribute back to the saga. Without further ado, enjoy reading!

Saga Journal


Volume 1

PDF digital publication of the entire first volume of Saga Journal.

Volume 2

Volume 3

Volume 4

Volume 5

Other Features

The Star Wars Saga Discovering Star Wars: Fan Stories Other Academic Star Wars Essays
Reviews (documentaries, books, & more) Links of Note
Editorial Team Submission Guidelines/Call for Papers About Saga Journal
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2023.05.30 12:53 SmileHairClinic Mesotherapy before and after FUE hair transplantation!

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2023.05.30 12:53 Kitashh 'I can see your owl eyes'

So we got this 2 yo in our system, he is very shy. He doesnt want to be seen, is scared of talking and is hella nervous I am making this post. Hell after months of looking in therapy he accidentally got triggered out alone and was still too scared to do anything but nod and shake. We can feel him getting a little less shy with other alters but it's still like we're playing whack-a-mole with hugs/interactions.
Today, I feel so honoured he entrusted me to ask the internet, so here we have the problem: all of our alters are pretty covert but whenever he is nearby, our eyes get big and we look bewildered, kind of like O.O. It's not something we're aware of but it's the thing people see as a sign to ask if we're okay. Usually we just say 'oh we had a little too much caffeine' or something but every single time it freaks him out.
So the question is, how do we become aware of our eyes and somehow mask that when those eyes come up when he is secretly seeing what is happening, burrowing below the dissociative barriers. Or on the other side, how do we help this TERRIFIED little know he wont be abused for talking or being seen and that we're not being secretive about our systemhood which has helped us gain many supportive friends. That we're safe now and capable of helping ourselves in cases where we arent. That we wont ever let him near again
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2023.05.30 12:50 Speiger [1.19.2] IC2Classic 2.0.6 is now out!

IC2Classics latest version is now out with a bunch of Bugfixes/QoL improvements.
These include: - Accessibility improvements with highlights in areas that were desperately needing them. - Configured support being deleted, to use Carbon Configs, IC2cs Own config system, dedicated UI instead. Because configured is just a bit to limited. - Jetpack specific improvements with style & functionality. Especially elytra works just better with it. And rocket Mode is effectively a now basically a rocket launch like these animal croud launchers.
Download Link: ClickMe!
Actual Changelog: Version - Added: New Ruissian Translation. - Added: Iron to refined iron block smelting recipe - Added: Button for controls quick access. - Added: Highlights/Tooltips for FilteControl buttons in machines/upgrades - Added: Jetpack has now particles - Added: Jetpack now has special interactions when you fly in elytramode. (Boosting you instead of moving you up) - Added: Rocket Mode is now in elytra flight a Giant boost. - Added: Rocket Miner has now a Emergency Mode if it is stuck in Entity form that will place it and temp disable it until the scanner was changed. - Added: Golden Module had no wiki entry - Added: Mekanism Support Plugin, which improves ore/tag compat & Uranium Support (Meduris) - Changed: Fusion Reactor is now the Thermalnuclear Reactor. "ENDER VON SLAYER" you are now on the LIST xD (He knows its a joke) - Changed: MiningLaser uses now tool transforms. - Changed: Some small changes to the wiki, just rephrasing things. - Updated: A Few wiki changes - Updated: Updated Carbon Configs (IC2Cs config system) to the latest build which now includes a Dedicated GUI. - Fixed: Steam vents slowly voiding watesteam (5 year old bug, this will be soon addressed for older mc versions too) - Fixed: Ore scanneVillager-O-Mat crashing in edgecases - Fixed: Bulk Crafter Duping glitch - Fixed: Pump also blocks fluid updates vertically. - Fixed: Multiblocks have now pickaxe effective tools. - Fixed: Filtered Fluid Scanner text was offset. - Fixed: Adv Solar helmet can now be used as Armor Module - Fixed: Rocket Miner no longer flies away when a undefined Remote was added. - Fixed: Teleport tube sends now its server sided data globally to all clients instead of gui only. (Only settings that are required to be send globally) - Fixed: Ranged pumps can now interact with pipes. - Fixed: Rare Earth Extractor didn't account for redstone signals properly - Fixed: Biome Changes no longer cause client sided crashes. - Fixed: Gui Bug with TeleporterHub - Fixed: Personal Tank voiding inventory. - Fixed: Issue with the sawmills with quark. - Fixed: Sawmill upgrades now work properly in the upgrade container. - Fixed: (Hopefully) fixed the Villager o mat issues. - Fixed: Wiki scans now ALL Chapters for Searching - Fixed: Rocketmode was broken - Fixed: RocketMiner can now land/liftof underwater without issues. - Fixed: Crash with Electric Enchanter (Meduris) - Removed: Configured Support.
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2023.05.30 12:49 CindersAnd_ashes My favourite moments of OPM so far

Ok, I've got a lot of them. I guess this is a meaningless brain dump.
Saitama never fails to be a beacon of light. No matter his appearance he really is a pillar, just like Amai Mask said a hero should be. I can't really see him go through an arc himself but he sure does affect and inspire the people around him. I also like how Saitama speaks from the heart; he says what he thinks with no filters, and often he sees right to the core of things. He can tell how someone truly is without bias.
Watching Amai Mask get bullied was soul-crushing. After those chapters I changed my perception of him. ONE never fails with memorable and in-depth characters, even side characters not relating directly to Saitama!
Honestly, I'm disappointed Murata left out the part where Saitama saw through Garou and told him what he really wanted to be was a hero. I thought it added so much depth and understanding to the story.
I kind of feel like he's telling his past self to stand up. When he faded maybe that signified he let go of his ideal of being absolute evil, I dunno.
There was also a sweet moment after the meteor, when Genos told Saitama he would always follow him even if the public was against him, you could see how happy Saitama was when he walked away, but unfortunately that was only in the anime.
Aaand also, this epic full coloured page that screams IMPORTANT. Beautiful! Wish there was more moments like this in the webcomic.
Honestly, Saitama gives the best advice to Genos without intention.

Suiryu hitting rock-bottom in the pit of despair was chilling to see. It was amazing how fast but realistic his perception of heroes changed when he saw Snek and Max fight courageously; they were weaker than him physically, but stronger than him in spirit. But they still lost and he gave up hope again until Saitama swooped in.

Deep Sea King arc was honestly the moment that I REALLY started liking Saitama as a character. He showed that everyone can be a hero no matter how strong--he couldn't sacrifice his life or physical wellbeing to save people, but he COULD sacrifice his reputation and the public appreciation of him. You don't need power to be a hero, Mumen Rider and Saitama are core examples of that, even though they are literally at opposite ends of the power spectrum.
Super excited to read the Mad Cyborg arc though i was accidentally spoiled about basically all of it. I bet my favourite moments will be updated once I read that.
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2023.05.30 12:48 TheGuyWhoJustStated Made an extended response/essay format for school assessments (reccomended for HSC, is a easy way to appeal to your markers)

Made an extended response/essay format for school assessments (reccomended for HSC, is a easy way to appeal to your markers) submitted by TheGuyWhoJustStated to teenagers [link] [comments]

2023.05.30 12:48 scribbyshollow Did the ancient Egyptians, Aztecs and ancient chinese peoples have a shared art known as feng shui in the east and geomancy in the west and new world?

I came across a big similarity when reading up about several ancient unconnected cultures and their mythologies. A general story that seems to be an allegory for an old divination technique known as the geomantic act. It seems as if several of these stories about the creation of the first temples/sacred structures/the world are describing a localized version of the same story. I wanted to know some professional opinions on it because personally it think it has finally made sense of these strange mythologies.
I did not write this it was taken from an article I have been reading on an unrelated subject.
"So if all these distant civilizations shared the same ancient culture or started out fdrom the same sort of mother culture then surely there would be some evidence left of it right? I thought so too so I spent a considerable amount of time looking for connections that would be too specific to ignore or pass off as coincidence. Finally after years of searching I found them.
The main one, and what this section is about is a shared cultural art between ancient China, South America and Ancient Egypt. This art is known as geomancy and in China it is known as Feng Shui, each one of these places I just mentioned contain huge pyramids within their borders and both Egypt and the south American cultures have a very similar story of creation that seems to be an allegory for what they call the "geomantic act". A divination technique used to build temples and buildings in the exact right spot (according to the practitioners of it).
This section from the following book details exactly what that is.
Secret Games of the Gods pages:
I will summarize it but you should actually take the time to read it as it is only a few pages.
The actual geomantic act is divining a place using the four directions to pick the right location, then once found stabbing a sword, stake or metal wedge into the ground at the exact center of the planned building, usually there is something done to consecrate this center which they call the navel of the structure. Another way to view it (like the above book says) is a hero slaying a dragon or serpent with the aid of four warriors/weapons/deities then building a holy structure on the place the monster was killed. This is how they represent the act in allegorical form in the European version of it.
For the Egyptian mythology I have posted a scan of a very rare book that details the first published translations of the Edfu Temple in Egypt. As the title indicates it details the mythological origin of the first temple that appeared on earth according to the oldest Egyptian records we had found as of 1969 (when the book was published). The very borders of Prehistory.
You can download it here -
or read it here.
The objective story the Aztec/Olmec/Mayan/Inca (I am unsure who originated them, I am not a historian) and Egyptian creation myth (according to the Edfu Texts) begin with a world of darkness with no land, only sky and water and a god who lives there, then the god one way or another creates the first world/land which is an island, and the first people, eventually fighting ensues, then because of the fighting the earth is engulfed by water or the island disappears (same thing when you are the only land). Then from this water the new world rises and is rebuilt in the old worlds image from the "bones" of the old world.
Now that story could be shrugged off as mere coincidence I suppose, However...Later in these stories of creation another identical event happens. In the Egyptian and Aztec myths a hero or creator god and group of 4 gods, protectors or warriors represented by four animals and four directions. Do battle with a serpent type monster that always represents chaos. They win this fight and slay the monster and then on the spot it was slain build a sacred temple.
What I just described to you seems to be another allegory used in other cultures for what they call the geomantic act, a local adaptation of it.
The following are pages from the Edfu translation book I linked:
-Page 35 in the book is the summery of the fight. A fight between a serpent and a hawk and his four protectors who represent the four directions. Just as the book "Secret Games of the Gods" described the geomantic act, using the four directions the "hero" would slay the "dragon" and build on the spot it was slayed.
-Page 196 details it. It should also be noted that Tanen became Ptah-Tatenen who was the god of creation and temple building. The page below also clarifies that the sacred place would be built where the snake enemy was slayed.
-Page 324 is the overall summery of the book and outlines the new world made from the bones of a dead god.
Here is the link to those pages:
-Page 297 states the earth god which is found to actually represent earth said to have a “Ka” (spirit) and the earths “Ka” being present was the perquisite for building these temples. So the earths energy had to be present at these sites for building and then once the temple was made it had to be activated by joining with the earths Ka.
Also of note these 4 animals from the Edfu texts also turn up in the book “The Secret Teachings of All Ages” written in 1923 a few decades before the Edfu texts were even translated.
Page 296 and the pages from "the secret teachings of all ages":
This fits the geomantic act because it also is using natural energy to pick a location for a sacred building (according to the practitioners of it).
A good summery but I recommend reading the entire book because it has many details not covered in the summery. Now there are several creation myths from the Aztecs but we are only going to go over the relevant one.
You can read more about them here:
This story of creations shares many similarities with the story laid out in the Edfu temple and seems to also be an allegory for the geomantic act.
"In the beginning was the void. It was at some ancient time in the Aztec creation story that the dual god, Ometecuhtli/Omecihuatl, created itself. (Looking back, of course, the Aztecs believed that the many opposites that they saw in the world would have to somehow unite in the origin of the world.) This god was good and bad, chaos and order, male and female. Being male and female, it was able to have children. It had four, which came to represent the four directions of north, south, east and west. The gods were Huizilopochtli (south), Quetzalcoatl (east), Tezcatlipoca (west), and Xipe Totec (north).
The directions were very important to the Aztecs, since their great empire was believed to be at the very center of the universe (remember what I mentioned about the Aztec creation story being political?).
These four gods began to create. They created water, and other gods, and the sea monster Cipactli. Cipactli was part fish and part crocodile, a massive creature as big as all things that now are. This was a consuming monster, a jaw at every joint. Cipactli was to become the source of the cosmos in a strange way.
As the gods continued to create, they had a problem — their creations would fall into the water and be eaten by the dreadful Cipactli. So it was time for war — the four gods attacked the sea monster, pulling her in four directions. She fought back, biting Tezcatlipoca and tearing off his foot. But at last Cipactli was destroyed.
From this enormous creature the universe was created (in some traditions this happened between the last two suns). All the 13 heavens stretch into her head. The earth was created in the middle, and her tail reaches down to the underworld (Mictlán) (nine underworlds, to be exact).
You could say that in the Aztec creation story the world is on the back of this sea monster, floating in the water of space (reminiscent of the Iroquois belief that the world rests on the back of a turtle).”
So according to the above story of creation the Aztecs thought that their land was on the back of a serpent type dragon monster that was killed by four gods by stretching it in the four directions. It actually had many similarities with the geomantic act and its purpose laid out in Secret Games of the Gods. That book also said the purpose of the act was to control the "serpent" in the earth and stop its chaos from destroying the building.
Now its pretty hard to dismiss those stories as mere coincidence, those stories are seemingly localized versions of what is known as the “serpent slaying myth” in indo-european culture. A story that is told and was told in cultures the world over in various localized versions in a time when they had no communication or even knew each other existed. As we saw in the Edfu temple book even the ancient Egyptians had this myth and practice of geomancy.
The following article covers this myth pretty well but as always do your own research and dig deeper and look for more credible sources.
Later in these stories of creation identical events happen. In the Egyptian and Aztec myths a group of 4 gods or protectors, warriors or gods represented by 4 animals and also the 4 directions. Do battle with a serpent type monster that represents chaos in all the stories. They win this fight and slay the monster and then on the spot it was slain build a sacred temple.
These animals are in the Edfu myth Snake, Lion, Bull and hawk. They are the 4 guardians that protect “The Falcon” in its fight against a great “snake”.
in the Aztec myth this scenario also plays out but they are gods who animal incarnations or representations are “plummed serpent” (implying a feathered or flying snake), Jaguar, hummingbird, and a god that has no definite form and takes many forms and is the god of warfare.
in the Aztec myth the gods also represent directions. The 4 Aztec directional gods have aspects of the 4 guardian animals. Not the exact same animals mind you but the overall same animals (snake, bird, big cat, formless/unsure)
(I should note that I was unable to narrow down if these are the actual directions they represent because I came across several conflicting sources. However its the overall general story that is important and not the specifics as they would be adapted anyway)
-Huitzilopochtli (pron. Huit-zi-lo-pocht-li) or ‘Hummingbird of the South’ or ‘Blue Hummingbird (bird)
-Quetzalcóatl (pron. Quet-zal-co-at) or 'Plumed Serpent' (snake or dragon)
-Tezcatlipoca’s nagual, or animal disguise, was the jaguar, the spotted skin of which was compared to the starry sky. A creator god, Tezcatlipoca ruled over Ocelotonatiuh (“Jaguar-Sun”), the first of the four worlds that were created and destroyed before the present universe. (Cat)
-Xipe Totec has a controversial history, some people think that the god replaced an earlier god from the story, I could find no credible source about his animal form or direction (though only north is left) however, He is the inventor of war according to the Aztec mythology so that lines up with the Chinese feng shui direction (we will get to this in a moment) of north being the tortoise or "black warrior" (Warrior)
In the Aztec myth the 4 gods do battle with a "serpent/fish", they slay it by ripping it apart in the 4 directions then build from its body on the spot it was slain their world/empire. That is objectively the same story from the book I linked with 3 out of the 4 animal guardians being the same.
Now these animals turn up in one other place with pyramids within its borders. China and Taoism, specifically the 4 animals that represent the 4 directions often associated with the ancient art of Feng Shui which in actuality is the Chinese art of geomancy.
In feng shui the four directions are represented by 3 out of the 4 are the same kind of animals. The entire art of it is about choosing the right location to build things using divination.
“The Four Symbols (Chinese: 四象; pinyin: Sì Xiàng, literally meaning “four images”), are four mythological creatures appearing among the Chinese constellations along the ecliptic, and viewed as the guardians of the four cardinal directions. These four creatures are also referred to by a variety of other names, including “Four Guardians”, “Four Gods”, and “Four Auspicious Beasts”. They are the Azure Dragon of the East, the Vermilion Bird of the South, the White Tiger of the West, and the Black Tortoise (also called “Black Warrior”) of the North. Each of the creatures is most closely associated with a cardinal direction and a color, but also additionally represents other aspects, including a season of the year, an emotion, virtue, and one of the Chinese “five elements” (wood, fire, earth, metal, and water). Each has been given its own individual traits, origin story and a reason for being. Symbolically, and as part of spiritual and religious belief and meaning, these creatures have been culturally important across countries in the East Asian cultural sphere.”
Not only that but the directions in Aztec mythology are represented by the same color pallet as the Chinese four guardians Black, white, blue and red. Only north and west line up with being the same color and same direction but all the colors are the same.
“The god could be depicted in different colours depending on which cardinal point he was representing — black for north, blue for south, red for east and white for west.”
3 out of 4 creatures match the Aztec and Egyptian mythology and they are all referred to as guardians or gods. The one odd guardian/direction out is the tortoise replacing the bull but interestingly enough the tortoise is also called the black warrior and Xipe Toltec (formless/many formed god) the Aztec god of the north is also the god of warfare. They are also the only animal/god/directions with unsure names or forms which in itself is a link in common all three versions have. Perhaps it was called a different name in the past.
The “plummed serpent” sounds like a spot on interpretation of a Chinese dragon, depicted as flying snakes often with feathers.
Also worth mentioning is the calendar similarities between some of these cultures. The following is a fantastic outline and demonstration of the similarities.
There is undoubtedly a connection here. The beginning of the earth from the various cultures being the same objective story could easily be dismissed as coincidence. The same 4 animals representing in some cases the same directions and originating from the same scenario which is then used to pick the spot to build a holy place or building however cannot be dismissed so easily and I think is incredible evidence that a shared or "mother" culture existed between them. That all three cultures would also contain within their territory pyramids is also to hard to dismiss as a coincidence with all of this evidence laid out.
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2023.05.30 12:48 ohHuayra (21m) struggling with girlfriend (19f) sex ptsd.

So ive been dating this girl for around a year now but ive ran into a problem im starting to struggle dealing with. long story short when she was 16 she was raped ive been there and supported her when she feels down the problem now is when we have sex and shes on her back like missionary after we both finish she has some kind of ptsd attack. im assuming its because she was on her back when it happend, so now all she wants to do is doggy as she doesnt seem to get the attack after.
now im totaly fine with doing doggy as long as it helps her and she doesnt have to suffer after but i also really like to so missionary from time to time. we have done it loads in the past and the more we done it the less she seemed to suffer with it. thing is i dont want her to suffer at all i dont know what i can do to make it stop if we do. i dont want to be that guy who makes her do it when it makes her uncomfortable because im not that guy.
im looking for advice if theres anything that can help in this situation. i know its hard for her but i also like to do more than just one position i just want to be able to find a way for it not to effect her in that way again im stuck becuase i dont want to do it one way for the rest of our lives but i also dont want her to suffer.
my question is what can i do to help her?
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2023.05.30 12:45 Far-Ad-331 FPS increase in Squad!

Good afternoon from Russia! I found a way to increase FPS in Squad! Up to 5 units! What do we need for this? Go to the local files of the squad in steam, run SquadGame.exe as administrator, and then wait for it to start. Then, open the task manager, right-click on the squad process -> details -> look for the SquadGame.exe process -> right-click -> set affinity, and leave only even threads -> click OK. All! + 5 FPS on my system: R5 2600, RTX 3050, DDR4 DIMM 16Gb (2x8Gb), 3200MHz. For your convenience, I have recorded a short video showing what, where and where to click. To be honest, I don't know how this method will work on your systems. Therefore, I ask you to try it, and share your tests and PC configurations. It is worth noting that this method has to be repeated after each restart of the game. I hope I could help at least someone improve the quality of the game. Thank you!P.S. My knowledge of english is very poor, so this text was simply translated through google translator. I apologize if some words or sentences are terrible. It's just that I considered it my duty to share this method with our English-speaking friends. GLHF!
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2023.05.30 12:41 Karevan098 Blue Bliss (Borax Combo) Trip Report

25 years old, 67 kilos.
I recently found out about the existence of this combo to replicate MDMA with this combo that claimed to have less after-effects and no emotional downside so I decided to give it a try.
00:00 I took a whole pill.
00:20 I start to feel tingling in my body, I think it's a placebo because I don't usually get high that fast.
00:35 definitely not placebo anymore, I feel a tingling and pleasure in my body, my skin is very sensitive to everything, typing on my computer I feel that the keys are massaging my fingers, I take advantage of this sensitivity to take a shower while the peak is coming. Feeling the water on my body was awesome.
01:00 I start to feel a great euphoria and I see the colors very vibrant, the sky is spectacular, I feel like sharing with my friends how I feel and I write to them, I am very open to talk to people, here comes my first appreciation of difference with respect to MDMA: I feel my euphoria more controlled, I am not a slave of that euphoria, I feel it more "clean" as if I was more in control. I feel very hot suddenly, my forehead is hot, I pour cold water on my face.

1:30 All the effects are intensified, I am reaching the peak and it is spectacular, lots of positive feelings, introspection, I decide to walk my dog and go for a walk around the neighborhood, before leaving I took half a pill more because I read that it was not good to redose too late.

3:00 the effects are maintained, it is being spectacular, I definitely feel like I have more control than with MDMA, it starts to get dark so I go back home to listen to music until the night comes, I took it too late stuck at bedtime, but nothing happens for being a bad boy one night.

5:00 I'm still feeling the intense effects, not as intense as 2 hours ago but I'm still definitely high, the effect is longer, I start listening to music, I have interesting visuals when I let my eyes stay still, not as intense as LSD of course but as if it was a low dose of it.

7:00 I start to be very tired, it was hard for me to fall asleep, probably because of taking it late obviously and the effect of the 2-FMA. In the end I fell asleep around 3:00 a.m. (my first dose was exactly at 18:00).

The next day I only feel a little tired, the normal thing of going to bed late, I don't feel down at all, I don't feel that the drug is "still" in me, with MDMA if I feel it the next day as if it was lowering my mood, it has been a very cool experience and from now on I prefer it to MDMA in my personal opinion, in a few months I will try it again in a more social environment and see how it goes! But it has exceeded my expectations.
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2023.05.30 12:41 ActuatorExpert14 AITAH for choosing a trip over my friend’s wedding?

So my best friend, N(f23) invited me(22) to her wedding while I was in Dubai. I told her I could not come as the wedding is in India. Fast forward three days later my brother was going off to college and he wanted me to come to India to stay with him for a few days before he leaves. I love my brother and really wanted to go. We were a little tight on budget but even though we went back to our country (as in me (22) and my son). When N heard about this, she got excited because she thought I was there for her wedding. I broke her little bubble by telling her that I had to go back to Dubai when my brother leaves. Her wedding was a month after this. I proposed that we could go out together for old times sake. But she didn’t seem interested in that.
After my brother left, we were about to book tickets for our flight when I got notified of a trip to Manali in a month. My friend, A was hosting a girls only trip to the place I always wanted to visit so I instantly said yes. I always wanted to know what snow feels like. My son was only 8 months old but it didn’t stop me from going. I completely forgot about the wedding and it wasn’t even an option I considered at that moment.
After I came back, N heard about this and called me an AH for not even considering about her wedding and called me a bad friend. I didn’t even feel like apologizing for something I did not thought was wrong.
N has been my friend for 4 years, since college. When I got pregnant in my 3rd year I couldn’t go to college and none of my friends even tried to contact me or come visit me. I thought they might be busy with their studies. 2 hours after my delivery I was going through my WhatsApp when I saw the chats going on in our friend group. There was a picture of my newborn in the chats and I got really angry. I asked them where they got this picture from (I didn’t sound angry in the text, I was genuinely curious) and S(f23) apologetically (she always does that to make me look bad, but I never even once questioned it) told me that she was sorry and she got the picture from my husband’s instagram story. Right then I was seeing red and was super pissed at everybody. I was in pain after my delivery and was super sad for no specific reason. I got angry at my husband. I said in our friends group that I wanted to show them my baby’s picture because that’s what I wanted. By then I was crying because everyone took me off my happiness. The day after that I felt really bad and I thought that I was being hard on S for no reason. I tried calling S twice and even send her a audio recording me apologizing. But she didn’t reply or call me for even months after that. N on the other hand had no specific reason to not talk to me but that is what she did. She stood by S and didn’t talk to me for a long time. When one of my other friend (K) had a baby, they all went to see her. But they never came to see me or even called me.
This was also a reason why I didn’t even consider N’s wedding as an option when I decided to go on that trip. So AITAH?
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2023.05.30 12:40 OwlCouncil23 Carrington (Book 1) - Chapter 5

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The night had felt unusually long and restful for some reason. My dreams took me back to a vacation trip my family had taken to visit my grandmother in Mexico before she passed away and well before I lost my husband. The memories were bittersweet, filling my heart with both warmth and sorrow.
As I woke up, I could feel a tear on my cheek and the sun’s rays warming my face through the living room window. Startled by the sudden realization that I might have overslept, I bolted upright, fearing that I had missed the alarm and Derrick bringing home Mr. and Mrs. Allen.
Frantically, I glanced at the clock above the fireplace. To my surprise, it was stuck just past 2 o’clock. Confused, I checked my phone, but the battery was completely dead. In a last attempt to figure out the time, I turned to look at the grandfather clock standing tall by the wall. It was ticking away steadily, indicating that it was 8:30 in the morning.
With a surge of energy, I jumped up and ran to the garage, my legs still feeling the effects of sleep. Flinging the door open, I saw that the town car was still missing. Only the other vehicles were parked in the oversize garage. Puzzled, I thought Derrick must have parked it in the driveway. So, I jogged to the front door and opened it, only to find nothing there. The driveway was empty.
I took a few steps out and looked around. The only car there was mine, tucked out of the way. I stopped and listened. But couldn’t hear any vehicles driving in the distance.
Breathing in the morning air, I was surprised. The air outside was a bit smoky, and I couldn’t quite figure out what was wrong. Everything seemed just a bit off, too, still. I could only hear birds singing and a few dogs barking in the distance. Everything else felt like it was frozen.
Walking back into the house, I closed the front door and glanced at the small table near the door, where a landline phone rested. Picking it up, I tried to remember Derrick’s number, but there was no dial tone. Frustrated, I placed the receiver back down, turned around, and leaned against the door, trying to understand what was happening.
Determined to find a solution, I returned to the couch and picked up my phone. No matter how many buttons I pressed, it still refused to turn on. I rummaged through my bag and found my charger. I went to the nearest wall plug and plugged in my phone, hoping it would spring back to life. After waiting a few seconds, I was disappointed that nothing had changed. It was still dead and unresponsive.
Frustrated, I tried another wall plug, but this one didn’t work either. I stared at a blank phone with a cable attached to a dead charger.
Suddenly, I heard a cute little yawn from behind me. I turned around to see Emma standing there, rubbing her eyes with her tiny hands. I couldn’t help but smile at her sleepy little face. After finishing her yawn, she stomped up to me and wrapped her arms around me in a hug.
“Good morning, Emma,” I said softly, my eyes crinkling in a smile.
“Good morning,” she mumbled, her eyes still half-closed. Suddenly, she looked up at me, her curiosity piqued, and asked, “Why are the lights out?”
I furrowed my brow, slightly taken aback by her question. I didn’t even think of trying the light switches with how much light was pouring through the windows. “What do you mean, sweetie?”
She explained, pointing down the hall, “The lights in the bathroom didn’t turn on when I went to pee. And the water didn’t work well either.”
I quickly racked my brain for an explanation, not wanting to alarm her. With a smile still on my face, I shrugged and said, “It’s probably just a power outage, honey.”
Emma nodded childishly, understandingly, her eyes drifting to the window. “Oh, probably,” she agreed, seemingly satisfied with the answer. She pointed to the window and asked, “Can we play in the park while Mom and Dad are asleep?”
Thinking quickly, I responded, “I’m not sure if Mom and Dad are back yet, sweetie.”
Emma’s eyes widened with concern as she looked up at me. “Where are they?”
I tried to reassure her with a smile, quickly explaining, “Derrick will bring them home soon. They must have stopped by somewhere on the way home.”
Before Emma could respond, we both jumped as we heard Michel’s scream from the other side of the house, “Why doesn’t the toilet flush?!”
I exchanged a glance with Emma, and we burst out laughing, unable to contain ourselves.
Michel ran down the hall, his face flushed with embarrassment. He only sped up when he saw me hugging Emma. I managed to turn just in time to shield Emma from his attempted tackle and hug, catching him with one arm instead.
With both of them by my side, I looked down and said comfortingly, “Don’t worry, you two. Everything will be fine.”
The kids didn’t seem entirely convinced by my reassurance, so I tried a different tactic to distract them. I enthusiastically smiled and asked, “How about some food? Are you two hungry?”
Their faces lit up, and they screamed in unison, “Yes!”
I led them to the kitchen, pretending to use them as anchor points where I could only walk when they stood with my hands stretched between them. We noticed a large puddle on the floor as we entered the kitchen. The kids giggled at the sight of the puddle and my startled reaction.
“Alright, you two,” I said, trying to maintain control of the situation, “sit at the table and wait while I figure this out.”
I exaggeratedly danced around the puddle, eliciting more giggles from Emma and Michel. As I reached the fridge, I noticed the water coming from there. I pointed it out to the kids, a look of mock horror on my face.
“Looks like our fridge decided to take a leak!” I exclaimed, trying to keep the mood light.
The kids laughed, their earlier concerns momentarily forgotten, and I couldn’t help but join them in their amusement. With the power out, I quickly opened the door, grabbed cheese and meat from the fridge, and closed the door with a huff.
The kids seemed to enjoy my theatrics, so I continued stalking over to the pantry.
Continuing my theatrical performance, I dove into the pantry and triumphantly pulled out a bag of bagels. The kids’ eyes widened with excitement at the sight of them. Looking at the bag, I realized it was the sweet blueberry one. Shrugging, I said, “First time for everything.”
Striding over to the toaster, I tried to toast the bagels but remembered that the power was out. Not to be deterred, I grabbed a skillet and used the gas stove to toast the bagels for the kids and myself. The scent of toasting bagels filled the kitchen, adding to the cozy atmosphere.
Meanwhile, the kids started babbling to each other about something, their earlier worries seemingly forgotten. Relaxing, I said a quick prayer for my family, Derrick, and Mr. and Mrs. Allen. I focused on finishing breakfast, placing the toasted bagels on plates, and adding cheese and deli meat slices.
With a flourish, I grabbed the kids’ attention and delivered the plates to the table, and the kids clapped and cheered, excited for their breakfast. Their enthusiasm was contagious, and I couldn’t help but smile as I sat down to join them in the impromptu feast.
Out of nowhere, Michel’s face suddenly took on a worried expression. “When will Mom and Dad be home?” he asked, his tiny voice tinged with concern.
I didn’t want to let them spiral into worry, so I quickly thought of a way to distract them. “I’m not sure, sweetie, but you know what? Cooking these bagels on the skillet reminds me of when I would visit my grandmother. She lived in a tiny town in the middle of nowhere in Mexico. They didn’t have much electricity, and gas was more expensive than wood, so they would cook on an outdoor wood stove most of the time. Do you know those old cowboy cartoons you like? It was kind of like that!”
The eyes of the kids shifted from worry to wonder as they listened to my story, their imaginations taking over. My deflection and distraction seemed to be working again. I breathed a quiet sigh of relief but couldn’t help feeling a pang of concern for my family and the Allens. I hoped they would be home soon, safe and sound.
In my heart, I also longed to be with my own children, praying that everything would turn out alright.
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2023.05.30 12:39 Pathalen Which are Your SSS Staples?

Just saw there was a new one about two days ago - Sloma Processing Platform, I believe. Went on it since more modules, and I actually managed to clear it without deaths, blindly, just going with ye olde reliable squad. Got me thinking of how good these picks are, cause it wasn't me being the tactician carrying the run, it was the units. :D
But that also made me think how not really too many of them were on any meta lists, which sure, I don't agree with most of those, but there's no denying they usually have at least a fair point.
So, it made me think, what of you mates? What are your staples in SSS, what are your aces that carry you and that you take in every squad because they, well, do a damn fine job. What about them you feel makes them so well in this mode?
These are mine with short descriptions:
Vanguards: -The flag bearers - I mean, the meta list say it, Elysium, Saileach and Myrtle just let you set up your team and cycle buffs much faster. And the Vanguard buff itself is grand. -Bagpipe and Reed - Cheap early lane holders to cycle the vanguard buff later.
Specialists: -Manticore and Specter - the strongest duo. So many of these maps are single lane, and these two lock a lane with their combined 84% AOE slow. -Weedy and Gladia - Great stall from both, and can be used to bounce back needed operatos I needed to drop early or for buffs. -Phantom, Red and Texas - Have stall skills - far less efficient and lasting than Gladia and Weedy, but they can bounce back at a significantly cheaper cost.
Supporters: -Stainless - Used him for the first time and aside from useful operator draw as a ground unit, with the help of cycle buffs, he effectively guarantees 100% up time on many, very potent skills. -Angelina - one of the best DPS in the game. Carries runs with 4 castevanguard, 1 sniper buffs. Her passive heal also is a great side sustain when one doesn't use medics, and enables things like spamming Ifrit's 3rd skill without her dying from the 2nd cast. -Sora, Podenco, Deepcolor, Mayer, Glaucus, Roberta - Operator draw utility at cheap prices coupled with solid stall and support skill.
Casters: -Carnelian - Another of my core carries with Angelina, melts everything with 3rd skill and the coveted 4 caster, 1 sniper buff combo. Can be a reliable ranged tank as well, like she was vs Tytus. -Goldenglow - Another of my core carries - high magic damage is king, and no one rules that better than Goldenglow. She is by far the strongest unit for me in this mode and makes about every run work smoothly. -Ifrit - Very solid damage dealer on the Ifrit lanes, destroys last map of 1st area, especially with Specter and Manticore. A bit expensive caster buff cycle on maps where she isn't too relevant. -Indigo - Solid staller and caster buff cycler. -Mostima - SP battery for 3 of the strongest units in this mode. Has great stall and good AOE in her 2nd and 3rd skills.
Defenders: -Blemishine - Can cycle 1 or 2 defender +block buffs into specter, can AOE heal when rarely needed, can stall pretty solidly with spammable sleep. -Saria - Huge area slow and damage amp for main damage dealers, incredibly good with 5 vanguard buffs. -Blitz - Great stall and quite tanky while cycling tank buffs into Specter.
Guards (Take none or only 1-2 in starting squad, and generally skip taking any most runs): -Surtr - High AOE Arts damage for short instances, mostly a panic button that works well with being bounced back by a specialist. If she hits 0 hp, her passive auto-retreats her after X seconds, she doesn't get stunned on the ground like others when defeated, so pay mind to that. -Ch'en - SP battery and can inflict stun in several ways, or pass on guard buff, but overall weaker end due to extremely armored foes. Big advantage that you can now use both versions at once. -Nearl - Another panic button with a bit of CC, 3rd skill can do a bit, but it's really the ability to deploy her ignore unit cap that makes her such a reliable panic button. -Cutter - With enough damage and SP buffs, can throw more knives than Dio could dream. Does reliable damage even against the extreme armor, but still far too squishy, and vastly outdone by the casters and Angelina. -Frostleaf - Reliable stall against big things, but between guard buff being weaker and large groups of tough foes being a lot more common than single boss level foes, she falls behind in efficiency.
Snipers: -Ch'en - Damage is good, especially early on, if not on par with the casters, and the AOE slow on 2nd and 3rd skill is very significant. 5 castevanguard buffs is the dream. -Rosa - Ignores most armor and is very reliable stall that can cycle very fast with enough castevanguard buffs. -Archetto and April - Very cheap to cycle sniper buff, and can dish out fair damage early on, against squishier targets at least, before being cycled out for Goldenglow, Mostima, Angelina or Carnelian. -Shwarz - Does enough damage to practically ignore the boosted armor, but can only single target damage, has to choose 2nd skill over 3rd most of the time - which is strong, but not on par with 3rd's raw damage - and is a bit more expensive of a sniper buff cycle at twice Archetto and April's cost, without having Ch'en or Rosa's stall or AOE capabilities.
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2023.05.30 12:39 Dizzy-Recognition191 I broke my no fap streak after 21 days but i am very happy about it

I am 18 years old i started fapping at 13 always failed on no fap excuses after excuses. I use to overthink alot about no fap i use to think it was use less and had no benefits but i was extremely wrong guys. Whatever kind of benefits you have heard about no fap. I experienced all of it in just 21 days from confidence to women attraction to strength in the gym to higher testosterone to morning wood coming back you name it. I am happy cuz it is now confirmed that this practice is going to be a part of my life because its legit and work 100 percent. One simple advice that i would give is that donot edge while being on no fap block porn on iphone block nsfw content on reddit stay away from any kind of stimulation. I would just conclude by saying that donot end the streak this practice is 100 percent legit and effective
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2023.05.30 12:38 akojaondati Has anyone else experienced side effects after a month of PEP?

I just finished taking PEP a week ago and got really nasty bloating. According to google bloating seems to be one of the side effects of PEP. I always knew that side effects while taking PEP were possible but not after being done. It’s been like this for a week and because of holidays I couldn’t go to my doctor until today so I thought I’d ask here if anyone else has had similar experiences
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2023.05.30 12:38 TinyDayDreamer0 A lot to do but unable to do.

Hello I am 23 year old student. Currently I am studying for an entrance exam. I am studying after a 2 year break. I have 3 textbooks and around 6 months to cover.
The problem is a lack of motivation, no proper study plan, fear and anxiety of failure, and disappointment as my friends are on full time job.
How to have an effective study plan, how not to overthink and get an maximum output ?
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2023.05.30 12:37 KnightOFJiggz Squareduder

As said in the earliest scriptures in BAE (Before Awesomeness Era), specifically before AAE (After Awesomeness Era), like around 199 BAE, the earliest scripture was said about Squareduder, described as a darker shade of purple then the rest of the Triatagkonas (that's their official name) or the nearby humans who exist there (mostly a bit purple or sorts), and having a suspicious blue lightning effect and red eyes. It's said that he was a soldier accidentally murdered by his soldiers, and then he made the deal with Ostonõ, The God of Death and Foolishness, he resurrected... only to be killed, once he was a ruler of the then country, Ilius Empire. After the second death, he wanted another resurrection, but Ostonõ really was tired (since it gives off 3/4 of his energy so...), so he decided to do the unthinkable and make him invincible and immortal, however, as he ressurrected, he was banished to Cape Nemo; stuck there, and is feral, levitates and more... That's why Cape Nemo is called that, aside from the low amounts of animals but... It's a legend... right?
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2023.05.30 12:37 trustvion i (m16) am possibly being led on by a guy (m16)

hello my name is xayvion (xay for short) and i am a 16 year old trans male. i'm going to yet straight into it so be prepared if you're reading this. back in january of 2023 i got into a relationship with my now ex girlfriend, after the breakup i felt like i had to do whatever i could to get back with her because i felt lost without her. i loved her but she ended up losing feelings, and those feelings i still had for her would not go away. we broke up sometime during april, which isn't necessarily to long ago. a bit after the breakup i'm going to say the beginning of may i had met a boy, he and i started chatting and eventually it led to him having romantic feelings for me. at first i thought i was only interested in him because he reminded me of my ex, but then i realised how different they were and i realised i did like him for him. my ex is in a new relationship, so i figured maybe it's time i move on as well. me and this guy have a strong connection, we're both romantically interested as well. but there is an issue, he was previously straight prior to meeting me. and as a trans dude that's a major red flag because that means he sees me as a woman, he did misgender me at the beginning. and told me how my transition would effect him, but because of my feelings for him i brushed those clear red flags aside and he told me he'd work on his problematic thinking because he wanted to be with me. which i thought was genuine. but lately he's been really playing with my feelings. i struggle with mental illness, he doesn't have much relationship experience and doesn't know much about the lgbtq or mental health. he said it was stressing him out and told me how he isn't good for me ect, but then came back the next day saying the opposite and writing me paragraphs about how he thinks we'd be perfect. he keeps going back and forth as if he doesn't know what he wants, and i think we both know how it ends but are in denial. and it hurts. he and i just had an argument over this and he asked me to let him sleep on it, i think later we're going to end whatever we have going on. but it's so hard to accept because i really do like him. this probably sounds like some shitty teenage romance but i do not feel anything for people as easy as that, i thought i was using him as a rebound but figured out whatever i was feeling is genuine. but now he's unsure and it's so stressful, i feel nauseous thinking about it. he tells me i make him a better person but then comes back saying that i make him feel sick, its ridiculous. i just don't know what to do, it'll hurt me more to cut him off but it'll destroy me if i don't.
(i'm sorry for any typos its 6 in the morning as i'm typing this and i haven't slept.)
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2023.05.30 12:36 Ready-Host-5172 Did I get scammed?

Did I get scammed?
I bought something off of Facebook Marketplace - probably the first major red flag 🤦‍♂️ - and welp, I never got the product. It cost me around $110, and I sent him the money through bank transfer. His account seemed pretty legit, most of the items he was selling seemed to have their photo taken in the same location. After sorting something out, we agreed on $90 for the product, and $20 for "overnight shipping". Three days later, nothing. I ask him for an update, or even just a tracking number and he fails to give me anything. I do not want to share what I bought as it is embarrassing how dumb I am.
Anyways, I just wanted to clarify something to really put the nail in the coffin. If you are sending something with NZPost, do you always get a tracking number?
little text exchange with him
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2023.05.30 12:34 Fit-Comfortable-6031 Apps to Catch a Cheater Without Their Phone//Which are the best Spy apps to catch Cheating Wife? How to catch your cheating girlfriend?

Are you suspecting your partner of cheating on you? Do you want to catch them red-handed but do not have access to their phone? If yes, then you have come to the right place. In this article, we will discuss the top Apps to Catch a Cheater Without Their Phone.
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2023.05.30 12:34 cloudfyinc What are common B2B ecommerce problems? Let us discuss it!

Business-to-business ecommerce, often known as B2B ecommerce, refers to online transactions and interactions between firms. It entails the purchase and sale of products and services between businesses via electronic channels, which are often supported by an e-commerce platform or website.
Companies function as both buyers and sellers in B2B ecommerce, participating in commercial transactions with other companies. Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, and service providers are all examples of this. Rather than fulfilling the demands of individual customers, as in B2C (business-to-consumer) ecommerce, the major focus is on satisfying the needs of other companies.
A number of frequent issues can develop in B2B (business-to-business) ecommerce. Here are a few examples:
  1. Integration: B2B ecommerce frequently requires the integration of many systems and processes, such as inventory management, order fulfilment, and customer relationship management. Integrating various systems smoothly might be difficult, resulting in data discrepancies, delays, and mistakes.
Personalised price and quotation: In B2B transactions, price and quotation are usually negotiated depending on criteria such as volume discounts, contract conditions, or customer-specific agreements. Implementing a system capable of effectively handling personalised pricing and quoting can be difficult, especially when working with enormous catalogues or various price systems. 3. Multiple Catalogues and Product Variations: B2B companies frequently provide a diverse selection of items with several variations, such as various sizes, colours, or combinations. It can be difficult to handle and exhibit these differences effectively in an e-commerce platform, especially when dealing with sophisticated pricing regulations and inventory management. 4. Order and Inventory Management: Large order volumes and sophisticated inventory management systems are common in B2B operations. Keeping track of inventory levels, managing backorders, handling incomplete shipments, and assuring real-time stock availability may be difficult jobs, especially when dealing with high order volumes and different warehouse locations. 5. Customization and Configuration: B2B clients frequently demand the ability to customise or modify items to meet their individual requirements. Putting in place a system capable of handling product configurators, dynamic price computations, and delivering correct quotations for customized products can be a significant technical challenge. 6. B2B transactions require sensitive business information such as price agreements, client data, and financial details. For B2B e-commerce platforms, ensuring effective security measures, securing client data, and complying with appropriate data privacy rules are key issues. 7. B2B purchasing frequently requires several stakeholders, tiered approval procedures, and unique workflows. It can be difficult to provide a streamlined and efficient buying experience that addresses these complexity, especially when combining with existing procurement systems or ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions. 8. After-Sales Support: Business-to-business clients frequently require continuing assistance, such as warranty administration, product service, or restocking. It might be difficult to provide efficient post-sales support and manage customer enquiries and service requests, which necessitates integration with customer support systems and the provision of self-help choices.
These are just some of the common challenges faced in B2B ecommerce. Overcoming these issues often requires a combination of technology solutions, process optimization, and effective communication with customers and suppliers.
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2023.05.30 12:34 DifficultIncrease845 Am I(24M) overreacting and being possessive in my relationship?

This is long so please bear with me.
A bit of background. I (an extreme introvert) and my gf(23F, an extreme extrovert) have been dating for the past 5 months. We were kinda best friends and I confessed last December. She first rejected saying relationships are like "mental torture", "it won't work out", "it will be a problem in her home" etc after a week of ignoring each other we spoke again. She tried to convince me to stay friends and I asked her to think about it and that we can't go back to being normal. She was crying and hurting so I backed off. But on New yr Eve I asked her one last time and she said yes. The next day she found out I was from a different caste so after 3 days of crying she broke up with me(Let's call this " the caste breakup"). We didn't speak to each other for 2-3 weeks but unfortunately used to work at the same place so it was awkward, I said let's at least cut social media contact for now. Then she said she didn't mean that break up and she was trying to think of a plan to manage her family. She felt so guilty that she tried to hurt herself on the hand. She said she only broke up with me for the time being but we talked about not taking these kinds of decisions alone and finally got back together.
We both have different texting habits. Whenever she's out with her friends or goes to her hometown she texts me at the end of the day to tell me everything abt her day but I'm always texting her to the point where people complain abt me always being on the phone. But no complaints from my side. I know I need to give her space.
Now this is where the actual problem starts, Timeline is of 3 days -
Friday night(the day before she goes to her hometown) - she cried a lot and said "She's not correct for me", "she's not treating me right", "She doesn't behave properly" and talked about how she's losing interest in herself and life, talked about self-harm and asked me to leave her repeatedly. I reassured her about our relationship and made her reluctantly promise that she will tell me whenever she has these thoughts again. I said let's talk properly about this when u r back. She said ok.
Saturday - She went home and slept the whole day and I was also out with my friend so we didn't talk much. But She was ok till Saturday evening. There was no msg on Saturday night, slept early ig.
Sunday - single-word reply to Saturday's msg and that's it. I said "Good morning" but there was no reply. She kept sending snaps and uploading stories throughout the day but nothing on my chat. Only a "good evening" in the evening and "abt to sleep" msg at night. Thats it. No usual "update abt her day" at night. I thought she was completely ignoring me.
Monday - She came back to the city in the morning. Didnt tell me when she came back. The way I found out was through a snap she sent me in the afternoon. I thght she was going to break up with me for my own good. I got flashbacks from "the caste breakup"(because she does the "I'm doing this for ur own sake" thing). So I didn't text her. we didn't speak the whole day.
Later that night she asked me if I was upset that she didn't reply on Sunday. She kept telling me about how her relatives came and she was busy with them etc. I said I understand all of that but is your behavior over the past 3 days normal? she got irritated and said "UK I give late replies when I'm at home right?" and straight up just said "ok sorry for spending time with my family". I said, "after what happened on Friday, how can u not text me properly for 2-3 days. What should I make of this situation?" and she said "what do u mean "what should i make of this situation?" what did u think?". I asked her to stop and analyze what happened over the last 3 days and look at it from my perspective. She didn't answer that. She repeatedly kept saying she was busy so didn't text but I didn't text her even though I was free. she got irritated and brushed it off saying she'll text me next time. Then I said I thought u were going to break up with me. Ur behavior on Sunday was not usual and on top of that with what happened on Friday it was very worrisome. She apologized but asked why is sunday not "usual behavior", I said its not, because we never went a whole day with only 3 msgs. She kept saying she was busy with her relatives and went to a movie. Plz try to understand. etc. I said I would have texted her "I'm watching a movie" before or in interval or after the movie. She said just after the movie she was supposed to meet her friend so she called and told her that she can't. This is the reason she didn't text me(didn't make any sense to me). Whenever I ask her about something like this she compares me with her frnds saying she's like this with everyone(Should I not expect some sort of special treatment from her?). She just wasn't having any of this. She said her behavior on Sunday was absolutely normal. So I just said ok I think I'm being too clingy, obsessive, and possessive about u. I'll back off a little. I'll also text u only when I'm free. I won't bother u when u r busy. she said ok fine.
Did I cave in or am I the actual problem? I'm very confused. Please let me know.
TL; DR - GF said she was not correct for me, talked about self-harm, and asked me to leave her. Then she didn't speak properly with me for 3 days. thought she was going to break up and when I asked about it she acted like I was overreacting. Am i the problem in this relationship?
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