Originally Posted by JadeDoor
Marcus, I feel like maybe having not been in my situation, my question seemed too simplistic for you. So this was helpful to me, even if the question may have seemed confusing.
I am not a believer in the idea that someone has to have the exact experience being discussed in order to have a valid opinion. We have perfectly valid opinions about all sorts of things that we have never personally experienced.
For the record, I wasn't trying to run you down about your thread, I just couldn't identify what the point was but I was curious to find out.