PLEASE READ: Stepping Down   34 comments

Hi everyone,

I’m not quite sure how to write this blog post, it’s very hard so I’ll make it short. Close to three years ago I created this site and as it has grown it has become a big part of my life. However, over the past year and especially the last month, many things have happened in my personal life and the time has come for me to step down for a while. Right now my main focus is to take care of my family and loved ones. I don’t have the time to take care and maintain Thinking of Rob any longer. 

***ToR IS NOT SHUTTING DOWN***

The site is NOT shutting down. I’m leaving you in the good hands of DreamySim1, MyRobAddiction, SparksTP, Slowie, robmusement , DonnerSun & _blackrose26_. The girls will keep the site updated as they always have, they are some of the best so I know they will take good care of ToR while I’m gone. I will be back, I just don’t know when.

I want to take a moment to thank you all for everything you’ve helped us accomplish in the last years. You guys are amazing, never forget that.

I’ll still be on Twitter, those of you who know me know where to find me. 

FP

Posted January 20, 2012 by justfp in Robert Pattinson

34 responses to “PLEASE READ: Stepping Down

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  1. aww babe *bighugs*
    Take care of you and your family, and be back soon !
    We’ll always be there for you, be strong !
    Love ya !
    Letty

  2. I hope so much to see you again soon!!! the girls always make a huge good work and I’m sure they’ll keep on doing…but we’ll miss you ❤
    big hugs

  3. Thank you very much for everything that you’ve done. Glad to hear that the site will continue on, but I’m sure it won’t be the same! Good luck to you.

  4. In all these years you’ve grown to be one of my closest friends ever. I’ve been through loads of ups and downs with you and I’m proud of you that you’re taking this step. I’m gonna miss you here immensely and we’ll be doing our best to keep your baby something to be proud of. ToR won’t be the same without you. I hope you’ll be back soon because that would mean you and your loved ones will be okay again. Sending you all the love and strength in the world and thanking you for all the hard work, love, friendship and so much more: you’re an awesome friend and I’m blessed to have you in my life. I’ll always be here for you.

    Love you

    Sim

  5. Oh no. I will miss you. Thank you for all the work on TOR. Take care of you and your family. And I really hope you will come back soon.

  6. Take care. Thanks for what you’ve done for ToR. Love U.

  7. Good luck!!! and thanks for all!! everything will be ok. xxx

  8. Many thanks for your Blog! The Privately life may not suffer from it,so a lot of luck(happiness) and loyal fans will wait 🙂

  9. I love you M and I know how hard this decision must have been for you but it is the right thing to do, especially with everything that’s going on. I will miss you, we all will but those that really count know how to contact you even when you aren’t on twitter so we’ll be able to be sure you’re ok.

    You’ve got a tough few months ahead of you but I really hope to see you back on ToR again soon because that will mean things have settled down at home.

    *huge hugs* Sam ❤

  10. I wish you all the best and I hope everything will turn out ok for you.

  11. Your loved ones always come first. Take care of you and them and hope things will be ok very soon. Thanks for all your work here!

  12. Oh M! I hope things get better for you real, real soon. You will be missed

  13. Thanks for all the kind words everyone. They mean the world to me right now. ❤

  14. Sorry to hear you are having such a hard time at the moment. Wishing you all the best and hope to see you back again. Thanks for all your hard work. Stay strong and lots of positivity your way!! x

  15. Thanks for all your hard work, for being such a great friend and as everyone already said: We all will miss you and hope that you will come back soon, but you need all your strength for you and your family.
    Thanks for everything,
    love you! B.

  16. Wow, what a hard decision but I can understand. ToR is a class act and I know you have put so much time and love into it-I’m glad it isn’t going away, I would miss it in my TL. I’ve seen what the other girls have done with you and they love it just as much as you. Sending you hugs during this hard time. Always here cheering for you on the sidelines. Take care of you and see you over on twitter. xoxo
    ~Celeste

  17. Sad news indeed!! But you need to take care of yourself and your family first and foremost – So it’s understood.
    The amount of work and dedication you, M, have put into this blog is astonishing. I thank you for this and for keeping this blog clean and respectful, something which is highly needed in this fandom.
    I wish you all the best, and hope that you’ll keep showing up on Twitter, as I would miss you terribly, if you didn’t.
    Wish you all the best.
    Love you.
    xoxo Astrid

  18. I’m sorry you’re having hard time, I hope everything go well. We all going to miss you so much but I’m sure the girls are going to do great Job here. I know its hard to take a decision like this but whatever is happening now in your life deserve your whole atention. Take that step is what make you the wonderful human being you are. I will keep you in my prayers. Hope everything go well and you be all right. Hugs.

  19. I can only thank you for your time and for this site almost the main source of what I can get on my blog. I hope everything goes well, you can take care of your family and you’re back soon, I guess that will be a very good sign. Sorry for my English, helped me with the translator. A hug

  20. We are the one whose thanking you for putting up this kind of site…and we surely miss you. Hope everything will turn good at your end,,,God bless and thank youagain.

  21. You will be missed there is no doubt about that…Take care of you and your family..they are what’s most important. I’ll be sending my prayers every day. Your girls will take good care of everything of that I am sure. Sending my thanks and big hugs to you and yours.
    Carol

  22. ((HUGS)) Family has to come first and that is understandable, I wish you the best:) ~I am thrilled that ToR is not shutting down~ Thank you for all you have put into ToR !!!

  23. I’m sad to hear about your decision, but I understand, and it’s the right one. Take care of your loved ones and yourself, wishing you all the best. Thank you for all your hard work you have done. And I hope the hard times will pass soon. (many hugs)

    Love
    Megi

  24. You have done an amazing job with this site! Thank you so much for everything. We will all be thinking of you and I hope things get better for you soon.

  25. Thank you for creating this site. Please take all the time you need and center your energies. You are very wise.

    If, per chance, in the way time and life goes, you find you aren’t able to “come back” – please don’t feel guilty. Life brings us different things at different times. You have given fully to us here. We have been the recipients of your selflessness. Thank you for bringing us happiness.

  26. Well you about gave me a heart attack…..thought the site was closing down and it is absolutely my favorite Rob site out there!!!! Whew! Glad that is NOT happening.

    I am sorry to hear that you are leaving but I completely understand the need to step back and take care of your family. They should ALWAYS come FIRST. Do what you need to do for yourself, your family and whatever else in RL that you need to tend to! Love to see you back, at some point, if you can!

    Keye

  27. Thakes for all your hard work…take care

  28. You will be missed.

  29. sorry to be losing you, hope everything goes ok with you and your family. You have certainly earned some time off. Glad to hear the blog will continue and hope you will return in the future. Many Thanks to you!!!

  30. Thanks for all your hard work. Tend to your family and come back when you can.

  31. thank you for the site and I’m sure you’re leaving it in good hands. Look after your family, nothing is more important. Much love xx

  32. Just take care of you, sweetie. And I think I’m safe to speak for everyone when I say, thank you for creating the best Rob blog ever. xo

  33. Dear Marie, I’m very sorry to read this… 😦 We don’t know each other personaly, but I have enjoyed knowing you a little bit trough your wonderful blog, and you know all the good things I think of it. Reading what the people who do know you have written, you sure come across as an amazing and caring person… Thank you for everything, for your hard work and your sens of humour and your respect of Rob, and also for talking about books : I’ve read Hunger Games,Divergent and Shatter Me, many good hours of fun – and sleepless nights – 🙂 I hope that everything is going to turn ok for you and your loved ones, I too think that you are doing the right move, and I wish you all the courage and strength you need. Please take good care of you, and hopefully we will read you again on this blog. Also thank you for not shutting the site down and to all the girls who are keeping the good work. Mes meilleures pensées t’accompagnent, sincèrement et amicalement. * Hugs de Montréal *

  34. Marie,
    I’ve been in this world of fandom for a long time and it takes a strong person with a good heart to know when to back down and put family first. BELIEVE me I’ve seen people let their families go over celebrities they’ve barely met and surely do not know. It’s very sad.
    Your a good person and my thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Sending healing energy and strength your way.
    Be well.. take good care

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