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***How did you find MA?*** #34844
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We have so many new members, I'm curious about how the word is getting out. Sharing your source will also help us with our marketing efforts.

I learned of MA through an email and then a phone call.

How did you discover MA?

Thanks,
Ace


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Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Ace] #34847
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Ace, I started a poll one time and bumbled it. You gimme the categories - the check boxes and I can put one up for you.

Larry


It's often the truth we hide from ourselves that causes the most damage in life.

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Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Larry] #34848
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From Lil...

In an email....
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" If you couldn't change your partner when you were together, you sure aren't going to now that you aren't together..." Words of the teacher of the court mandated parenting class...and the ONE thing that stuck out to me!!!
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Not2fun] #34854
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Sheesh, Lil must have been very busy.

I got discouraged with MB and stopped posting in July.

Then got an email from half way around the world about MA.

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: believer] #34857
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Originally Posted By: believer
Sheesh, Lil must have been very busy.

I got discouraged with MB and stopped posting in July.

Then got an email from half way around the world about MA.


Since we're apparently name-dropping, Lil emailed me, too. blush

ETA: Larry, I don't know what categories to give you or I would. I would not have thought of "private message from another board" as a category. Maybe we'll just let this evolve with short answers and see what we get. Thanks for the offer. I did not see where you started this. Sorry if it's a duplication.

Last edited by Ace; 12/13/10 04:40 AM. Reason: note to Larry....just saw your post above

We're overcoming decades of marital dysfunction including abuse, passive aggression, gas-lighting & infidelity (both of us).

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Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Not2fun] #34858
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Private message on another board. Not a direct recommendation, but enough to pique my interest.

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Marlowe] #34860
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It was posted directly on DB for me. I think it was Allen_A that put it on there, but I can't recall and it has been deleted, I am sure that was probably the banning for that poster. Like I said, I think it was him, but may have been someone else.

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Marlowe] #34864
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Originally Posted By: Marlowe
Private message on another board. Not a direct recommendation, but enough to pique my interest.


You have an interesting story BTW.

I do not know of a marriage forum that allows PM except for this one. Would you mind sharing which one it was? It is just fine to drop me a PM wink


It's often the truth we hide from ourselves that causes the most damage in life.

My old email address no longer works.
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Larry] #34866
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A friend sent me an email. I checked it out, liked what I saw and went to work.


It's often the truth we hide from ourselves that causes the most damage in life.

My old email address no longer works.
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Larry] #34873
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I'll PM you.

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Marlowe] #34898
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I heard about the conception from a few different sources, and on the day of its birth our house e-mailed me.

Then I told pretty much everyone I knew.


AKA Lildoggie

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Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Lil] #34913
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I was crying and searching about affairs and used google. I found the marriage builders site and lost it, googled again and found this site.

Last edited by tinkerbell; 12/13/10 08:08 AM.
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: ] #34948
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Originally Posted By: lildoggie
I heard about the conception from a few different sources, and on the day of its birth our house e-mailed me.


I know what you mean NOW Lil but when I first read this, I got a mental picture of your brand new house, growing arms and a keyboard out its windows and sending YOU and email. laugh1


Originally Posted By: tinkerbell
I was crying and searching about affairs and used google. I found the marriage builders site and lost it, googled again and found this site.


So, Tink....are you saying that when you found the marriage builders site and lost it that you 'lost it' as in you "lost your composure even more and cried harder so that you couldn't continue?" or that you lost "the MB site from your computer screen?" Either way, I'm glad you found MA...I think you may be the first who found us via a search engine.

This has been interesting so far.

What other ways did posters find Marriage Advocates?

Ace


We're overcoming decades of marital dysfunction including abuse, passive aggression, gas-lighting & infidelity (both of us).

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Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Ace] #34984
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I think Tinkerbell was the first person here who found us via search engine.

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: OurHouse] #35014
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The Castle Aaaggghh...
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a Lovely and Amazing person emailed me....

Who could it have been??

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: herfuturesbright] #35155
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I heard of a spark ............

then followed the light!


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There's nothing more powerful than a woman with an open heart ......
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Vittoria] #35176
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I found crumbs and followed them. I guess I was hungry.


"A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving." - Ayn Rand
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: pookie69] #35183
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Originally Posted By: pookie69
I found crumbs and followed them. I guess I was hungry.


I found crumbs too, but lost the trail. You must have eaten them. It wasn't till it was posted directly that I found it. I had even tried to google all the banned screen names to see what I could find at one point.

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: ShockedOne] #35262
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2long invited me.

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Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: still seeking] #35264
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I was explaining on the MB forum what I thought about the MB forum's policy and how I felt people who wanted something else could and should go build it. Curious emailed me. I've never known much else about Curious, other than that email and reading a few of Curious's posts.

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I was invited. I don't remember who but it was in a pm on Facebook.


Seeking to demonstrate true Princess-ness!
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: markos] #35810
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Originally Posted By: markos
I was explaining on the MB forum what I thought about the MB forum's policy and how I felt people who wanted something else could and should go build it. Curious emailed me. I've never known much else about Curious, other than that email and reading a few of Curious's posts.


well, I called that one wrong...... grin

I was betting on Mark telling ya....

Not


" If you couldn't change your partner when you were together, you sure aren't going to now that you aren't together..." Words of the teacher of the court mandated parenting class...and the ONE thing that stuck out to me!!!
Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: herfuturesbright] #35816
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Originally Posted By: heremainsfaithful
a Lovely and Amazing person emailed me....

Who could it have been??


LOL. I had a call from that Lovely and Amazing person. nod

For what it's worth, I found MB four and a half years ago by Googling "midlife crisis," believe it or not!

Re: ***How did you find MA?*** [Re: Not2fun] #35835
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Originally Posted By: Not2fun
Originally Posted By: markos
I was explaining on the MB forum what I thought about the MB forum's policy and how I felt people who wanted something else could and should go build it. Curious emailed me. I've never known much else about Curious, other than that email and reading a few of Curious's posts.


well, I called that one wrong...... grin

I was betting on Mark telling ya....

Not


Actually there was a surprisingly long period of time between Curious's email and me even noticing Mark was here.

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Dear friends filled me in.


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