"Due to my history of depression and other issues, I joined a 12-step group called Emotions Anonymous. One of the things we read is called the "Just for Today"s. One of these says "Just for today, I will try to be happy, realizing that…"
"Well as fun as it would be to jump on the bandwagon and just make fun of you, I think I'll try some constructive advice. There comes a time when you realize that even no friends is better then bad friends. The whole point of this site is help…"
"1. Quit your bitchin'. Ok, now that that's been said. Drop them off at some random table at the club/bar/whatever and head to the bar; sit at the bar and talk to the bartender your interested in (although don't monopolize…"
Since this could be a way of growing as a man, I thought this would be appropriate, but if you want to move it, be my guest...Here's the deal: Last Monday, while having lunch with a colleague, I met a waitress that knew my lunch partner very well. She said she was going to be working later in the week, and seemed to take an interest in me. Well, later that night I was talking to my best friend about it and he suggested that we go to the restaurant on Friday (tonight). I was up to that, and…See More
"Hey Marvin, First off, thanks for posting. Secondly, I'm right there with you. Low self-esteem since childhood, anger, paranoia, the list goes on. Last night, I had a text fight with my two closer friends, and all I could think of is how they…"
There are the "haves" and the "have nots" among us. You know who you are. If you've got your own Man Cave, then this is home sweet home for you. Join the rest of the men who've found true peace, in the AoM ManCave!See More
Manliness is often painted in serious tones but just as we relax our bodies after physical work, so too should we occasionally relax our minds.This group is for the discussion of things too trivial or inconsequential to merit a place elsewhere.See More
"I've spent some time with Heidegger, but find Gadamer superior for my purposes for several reasons.
1. Gadamer didn't go full Nazi. If virtue is not irrelevant to moral and philosophical inquiry, that matters.
I believe that boys should use their time primarily to prepare for manhood. This group is for young men, dads, and other men who have opinions they'd like to share on how boys should grow up or be raised.
"Oh, I agree that the Enlightenment is a large part of the problem. In this case, it impedes the development (or reclamation) of alternatives to moral relativism.
But you know my intellectual influences, MacIntyre and Gadamer in…"