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  1. Thanks for posting about this important topic and sharing resources, DSO. I wanted to throw in a small tidbit related to this. Something I observed often from people in my circles (especially, but not only, from people of faith who believe suicide to be a sin) has been comments along the lines of: "How could they do this to their family?" or "If they could see how many lives they ruined, they wouldn't have done this." Understandably, when people are grieving they often experience anger. However, these kinds of shaming, judgmental comments can prevent people from asking for help. Having thoughts of suicide does not make you a bad person. It means something is wrong. It can be really hard if you're personally impacted by suicide, but try to keep this in mind when you talk about how it impacted you. You can talk about your own feelings without passing judgment on the person you lost. It could mean the difference between losing a friend or not.
  2. I think Baal's got the right of it with letting kids be themselves, though you might ask him to explain why he doesn't want to go to girls parties. Maybe he thinks girls are groady (that will pass) or maybe it's external influence that is affecting him, like something one of his friends said. But another way I think parents can hinder or help their children is just with words they use. Kids listen to everything you say, and make assumptions based on that. For example, if you say- "Someday you'll meet a beautiful wife and get married!" vs "Someday you'll meet an amazing person and get married!" you send a slightly different message. I think most of these comments are based on habits that are hard to break, but you shouldn't feel bad about that. It's good if you catch yourself and say- "Someday you'll meet a beautiful wife and get married- or husband or anyone who loves you! I just want you to be happy, you know that?" Catching and correcting yourself will make your child pay more attention to what you are saying. In society we tend to define a lot of things based on relationships, which makes sense because humans are naturally relational for survival. However, taking the pressure off relationship status and focusing on positive messages about your child and what you want for them is a good way to go. "I want you to always have people who love you as much as I do in your life." vs statements about marriage, and not asking constantly if your child has a boyfriend or girlfriend yet (you'll notice other people start doing this by late elementary school probably) but rather: "Who do you like to spend time with? Why do you like to spend time with them?" can be more positive. Lastly, I would caution you that if you speak negatively about yourself or other people for something, your child will assume the same holds true for them. If you say: "I love you even when you're not perfect!" but you constantly criticize yourself for not being perfect, or ask a lot of questions about why something isn't perfect, or criticize your co-workers or other people's kids (or whoever) for not being perfect, your child will assume you are lying. The inverse also holds true, so comments like: "I'm so happy that such and such are able to get married now. You can really see how much they love each other, and it makes me sad that it's still illegal for them to get married in some countries." or w/e will send a positive message to your child that it is okay for them to love who they love because you will support them.
  3. Hi Lizzie! Welcome to MadCast! I also am a big solo game player lately (Stardew Valley, Rimworld, Oxygen Not Included, Slime Rancher, etc), but I also play Heroes of the Storm, League, and even some Destiny 2 with friends. I am terrrrrrible at PvP, but I would join you for PvE stuff. I'm not super focused on efficient grinding, but I like running around shooting stuff and "helping". If you are interested in company while playing a single player game, a lot of people post up in the Other Games section in a Chill channel or something similar.
  4. MadCast: doublestufforeo has applied to become a RFM and successfully garnered the 75% vote required and has thus earned RFM status. Please join me in congratulating MadCast: doublestufforeo as our newest addition to the admin ranks. @MadCast: doublestufforeo, Please Grab Your Hammer and Make Your Way Here. Congratulations!
  5. Hi Hitori! Glad to see you apply for Full Membership! You'll have to post pictures of your cat in the pet thread over in On-Topic.
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  9. Hello!!! I spent a couple of hours leveling up my light level today, so I should catch you around at some of the D2 events coming up.
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  12. MadCast Town Halls are meetings where representatives from current games branches and general administration will be present to give reports and answer questions from the community. The next Town Hall will be in our Discord February 4, 2019 @ 9PM EST. In addition, senior admins will be available and opportunities will be given for FMs and candidates to ask questions or express input about MadCast's game offerings, administrative policy, and other matters of concern.