Podcast #128: We chat with Kent C Dodds about why he loves React and discuss what life was like in the dark days before Git. Listen now.

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Focus on what the charity work prevents you from doing. There is nothing wrong with seeking personal growth. You want a full time job, and you want a career. You want to acquire knowledge and experience that the charity work is not allowing you to pursue. Focus on the non-monetary aspects that the charity work cannot fulfill. Most importantly, for your ...


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Neeku, I totally understand your feelings. I have been basically in the same position as you (except I only have 1 sibling, an older brother). There seems to be two issues you mention: One is not getting a thank you about the presents you send to your nephew. The only "solution" is to actually be brave and politely ask either your brother or sister-in-law ...


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Rocky relationships with boyfriend/girlfriend parents can be quite an ordeal. I didn't experience them much first hand, but I have had relatives that did. First, these are your boyfriends parents, so you need to remember he loves them. If he still deals with them, and apparently you are going to spend holidays with them, he loves them. You may wonder how ...


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Alcoholics are not rational discussion partners This is a frame challenge answer. I do not believe the chances are high of the outcome you want if you confront the parents. Be careful what you expect as outcome of such a discussion. People are usually very defensive about their children and their relationship to them. Being a bad parent is probably the ...


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