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I'm Old-fashioned

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You're old-fashioned!
My children would snark it at me when they were growing up.
Usually, it was because I would not let them go to a party,
or wear something or watch a movie that, in my opinion, was inappropriate.
I've had it thrown at me at other times and places too.
At work, when I won't go out drinking.
or participate in casual flirting.
Other times I hear it 
when I insist on being honest even though it makes things harder.
I would be lying to say that it never bothers me.
It hurts.
But, when I'm honest with myself,
I am old-fashioned.
If by "old-fashioned" you mean that I will not live with a man that is not my husband,
then I am definitely old-fashioned.
If by "old-fashioned" you mean that I believe you can have fun without alcohol
then I am positively old fashioned.
If by "old-fashioned” you mean that I will not knowingly lie or cheat,
I am busted.
If you mean that I treat people fairly.  Convicted
If you mean that I believe that there is only one way …