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[Comments] (5) Attachment Disorder: Dalton has developed a sort of attachment disorder. He cries when Daddy leaves for work. Or when Kannagi goes home. Or the cleaning lady. Or the electrician. It's getting a little out of hand.

Attachment disorder reminds me of Mom who liberally applied the term to victims of divorce and naughty dogs.

We walked home from lunch with John today. Our driver has Fridays off and one of the auto drivers near the office thinks he has a monopoly on charging me too much. It only took about 20 minutes and Dalton enjoyed being outside. We didn't have any trouble, even crossing the busy street, until we were nearly home. A woman ran across the street toward us saying the four English words she knew. Hallo! Thank you! Jesus! She said Jesus over and over and then put coconut oil on our heads. If I'd know she was going to do that, I'd have just walked away. Ugh.

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Posted by Rachel at Fri Jan 14 2011 06:13

coconut oil is really good for your hair! x

Posted by Mom at Fri Jan 14 2011 08:15

Were you afraid she might harm any of you?

Posted by Mom at Fri Jan 14 2011 08:16

I think Dalton is a people person. Is that really called a detachment disorder?

Posted by John at Fri Jan 14 2011 18:20

We're bigger than about 90% of the population here, and the people overall appear to be quite passive and peaceful, so I've yet to feel scared about any of that kind of stuff.

Posted by Susie at Sat Jan 15 2011 05:12

I just didn't want coconut oil on my face, nor on the kids'. I wasn't afraid of her. She was a little old lady, plus the security of our apartment was within shouting distance.


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