"I suggest a firm wall of niceness. Thingslike, we dint talk thqt way here. Add in some broken record, as in, Sorry you feel that way, but i dont let people insult my wife. thats interesting, but i dont let people insult my wife.…"
Why is it that nowadays, blue collar men are looked down upon by today's society? Blue collar men and work have played a prominent part in the formation of our society, only to now be viewed as "classless" in many places.. Why are white collar office jobs viewed as more successful than mill/factory jobs? I don't mean this to disrespect white collar professions, I just wonder why our culture has lost the elegant heroism of the rougher hewn vocations.. any thoughts?See More
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
"By the description you've given of the scenario I would say you were in the right. You let your mother know that what she said was not courteous of her to say. Unless you used foul language towards your mother or called her names, then I could…"
"As far as approaching the conversation, I think the most important thing is to focus on solutions and compromise. It sounds like from her perspective, you attacked her character by telling her that she meant to demean your wife's ability…"