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Forum-Info Acronyms
« on: April 18, 2010, 12:23:34 PM »
I am not a fan of acronyms, but sometimes they are helpful. What I dislike is when they are used in place of proper grammar or full conversation. I have compiled a brief list of common acronyms along with a few words and concept- phrases common to the topic Standing in the context of midlife crisis and infidelity. My personal preference is to write out most phrases, but use acronyms when they stand for something specific such as a person or single idea.

Marriage, MLC & Infidelity Specific
AlienatorA gender-free term for the affair partner
EAEmotional Affair
EMAExtramarital Affair
ICIndividual Counseling or Counselor
ILYI Love You
ILYBINILWYI Love You But I'm Not In Love With You
LBSLeft Behind Spouse
MCMarriage Counseling or Counselor
MLCMidlife Crisis
MLCerMidlife Crisis Spouse
MOMMarried Other Man
MOPMarried Other Person
MOWMarried Other Woman
OMOther Man
OPOther Person
OWOther Woman
PAPhysical Affair
SASexual Affair
STBXHSoon-To-Be-Ex Husband
STBXWSoon-To-Be-Ex Wife
WAHWalk Away Husband
WASWalk Away Spouse
WAWWalk Away Wife


ACOAAdult Child of an Alcoholic
D#Daughter, Age
FOOFamily Original Origin
S#Son, Age
SILSister-In-Law or Son-In-Law

Terms and Concepts
Cake-EatingTrying to have the best of two worlds--you and the alienator.
Dark, DimVarying levels of contact limitation
GALGet A Life, Who Are You? Find and become your Self.
HopeSomething that runs in the background, present, but suspended for attentiveness to the reality of Now.
MonsterThe nasty personality displayed by many MLCers, consists of venom spewing blame and hatred.
NCNo Contact, The strictest level of contact limitation
Paving the WayPaving a safe path--using the Unconditionals--to you for your spouse.
PMAPositive Mental Attitude
Mirror-WorkWhat you need to do for yourself.
The UnconditionalsGrace, Agape and Forgiveness

Common Shorthand
BTDTBeen There Done That
BTWBy The Way
FTRFor the Record
IMHOIn My Humble Opinion
IMOIn My Opinion
OMGOh My God
OTOHOn The Other Hand
PDAPublic Display of Affection
PMPrivate Message
POVPoint Of View
TMIToo Much Information
WTFWhat The F**k
WYSIWYGWhat You See Is What You Get
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