Benevolent Misanthrope: No. You can blame your dad and his faulty sperm. If you're going to cite a study, at least impart what it actually said.
AdamK: or maybe it's your granddad's sperm... ew
ArcadianRefugee: So there is some truth to the old, "I'll slap you so hard your grandkids will feel it"?
llortcM_yllort: ArcadianRefugee: So there is some truth to the old, "I'll slap you so hard your grandkids will feel it"?Sort of. The effect is only observed on the direct offspring, so it should be "I'll slap you so hard your kids will feel it" instead.
NeuroticRocker: My mother came from a physically abusive household. My father was verbally and emotionally abused as a child with parents who told him repeatedly he was unwanted and unloved while his siblings got the Golden treatment. They are both irreparably horribly damaged people. Then they had me. I have a number of physical illnesses which are purely genetic, and I have crippling depression, Aspergers, anxiety disorder and a number of other fun things. But I've had a number of traumatic childhood experiences that have definitely forged my personality into what it is. For much of my life they did to me what was done to them. This study sounds right, as well as obvious.
GRCooper: /he actually mustered out Jan 1, so missed most of the winter at Valley Forge
Dwight_Yeast: GRCooper: /he actually mustered out Jan 1, so missed most of the winter at Valley ForgeHe missed the worst part of winter at Valley Forge; October, November and December can be pretty shiatty around here. I wouldn't want to camp out in the western suburbs after Thanksgiving.
styckx: I have a symptom of BPD. I tend to throw myself at a relationship, then once I know "I got her" start to systematically cut off emotional ties and ruin it via closing myself off./abandonment issues from parents who divorced young
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