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Adam Burbey's Discussions

The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ricky Oct 2, 2013. 117 Replies

A group known as the "League of Tears" is growing and gaining speed. Their aim; to encourage men to cry....at almost ANYTHING.I understand that there are times for men to cry (every man has his own…Continue

Tags: men who cry

Spare the rod, spoil the child

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Gentile Mar 26, 2011. 135 Replies

My fiancé and I were debating how we would punish our children in the future for bad behavior. I said I'd punish in the same manner as I was punished, with the hand. My father spanked or swatted me.…Continue

Tags: spare the rod, spoil the child

Guys night!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl Monster Mar 18, 2011. 14 Replies

I'm sure this has been discussed, maybe I missed it.. Either way, what do you like to do on guy night? Everyone of us has had one, whethe it's just you at home, or you and your buddies going out and…Continue

Tags: guys night out, guys night in

Is it unmanly to go home sick?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Dec 13, 2010. 28 Replies

My father went 17 years without calling in sick. He set a company record. I use him as a bell standard for work ethic and dedication...however Ive had to call in sick. For a flu, explosive bowel…Continue

Tags: is it unmanly to call in sick

 

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Adam Burbey replied to Native Son's discussion Building/rebuilding fitness after illness. in the group Exercise
"The key is to find a decent work level, and add to it each time.if 10 minutes of running was just hard enough, add 1 minute to it, then add more next time. If 20 push ups was hard, try 22 next time, then 24.. Same with stretching, but stretch each…"
Dec 31, 2013
Adam Burbey replied to Native Son's discussion Building/rebuilding fitness after illness. in the group Exercise
"I'd start light with walking. Make it a point to walk 10-20 minutes at a time maybe 2 times a day, 3 if possible. Work up to it of course. Stretch for 10 minutes after you've completed each walk. Slowly build up to running and longer…"
Dec 31, 2013
Ricky replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I think it's interesting what brings the tears - I can certainly relate to crying over losing animals or family members - I have lost both my dad and my older brother. I have cried when a romantic relationship dissolved. Is it really…"
Oct 2, 2013
Andrew replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I remember that we had two cats growing up.  One of them died while I was away serving an LDS mission.  I felt quite distraught.  The second, we decided to euthanize when he started to show signs of a bladder infection.  My dad…"
Oct 2, 2013
Andrew replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"Personally I think that crying at anything might be taking it too far.  Being in touch with all of my feelings, sadness, anger, fear, and happiness is very healthy and makes me more well rounded.  All in all, there is a time for setting my…"
Oct 2, 2013
Cody replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I have personally witnessed groups of men weeping, snotting and wailing......it involved pepper spray."
Oct 2, 2013
Nate Thallas replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"Eh. I'm about 80/20 against/for this. I come from a family where all the men are very expressive- huggers, jokers, not afraid to show emotion if the situation calls for  it. To an extent, i can be that way (although my job and other life…"
Oct 1, 2013
Ricky replied to Adam Burbey's discussion The league of tears and the breakdown of the stoic
"I think I cry more than the average guy I think - Part of that is that I cry when I'm angry - I remember beating my brother head against the concrete with tears streaming down my face.  From then on if I ever started to cry my brother left…"
Oct 1, 2013
Adam Burbey is now friends with Daniel Bull and J MO
Jun 25, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Steven C.'s group Exercise
"Kettle bells are pretty cool. I do t use them myself, but the absolute strongest guy I have ever met ONLY used them and body weight workouts...this guy was 5'8" 145 lbs and could deadlift 400."
Mar 27, 2012
Adam Burbey and JP are now friends
Mar 27, 2012
Adam Burbey and Beauregard Sparticus are now friends
Mar 1, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Slacker's group Writers
"Good info and advice. So yo would day grow the audiece."
Feb 18, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Slacker's group Writers
"I don't see a problem with that. We write what we know. I've been an mma fighter and bjj player for about 5 yrs. Seeing such, I write heavy detail in combat scenes. Critiques have said my action is to detail heavy and doesn't seem…"
Feb 18, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Slacker's group Writers
"I think prime characters being killed is great. Especially if you flesh out tertiary characters, then the death has impact emotionally, an allows a side character to replace if desired."
Feb 17, 2012
Adam Burbey commented on Slacker's group Writers
"Thanks Peyton. Great advice.UVB appreciated. As for writers voice, I prefer omnipresent 3rd person. Essentially telling a tale. However 1st person present works great for mystery murder."
Feb 17, 2012

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Interests
Working out, drinking good beer in good bars or taverns, eating good food with good people, reading, and general manly activities.

I'm also very much into MMA, have been for about 4 years
Books
Anything by Christopher Moore
the Great Gatsby
Sherlock Holmes Novels

and I'm currently beginning the 100 books men need to read list
Movies
Any and all
Music
Flogging Molly
Dropkick Murphys

anything really
Quote
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.

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At 6:46pm on September 30, 2011, Davis said…

Adam, thanks for the friend add.

 

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At 2:30pm on August 28, 2011, Ray Baker said…
Hello Adam...  Thanks for joining the group...  Hope you will enjoy being a member of our group.
At 8:10pm on August 27, 2011, Rodrigo Guardia said…
thank you for adding to my friend list.
At 10:22am on January 25, 2011, Slacker said…

Cleaned up some comments from our disagreement on Moore to reduce clutter in the forum.

 

Didn't want you to think I was deleting posts for no reason.

 
 
 

Latest Activity

NYGayBear replied to Daniel's discussion Family in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"I'm going out on a limb here- stop apologizing for no longer believing in a superstition. If there was a catholic sister in a Protestant family? Or a Methodist brother in a group of Presbyterians- would that even deserve comment? Just go to…"
4 minutes ago
Daniel Rodriguez replied to Daniel's discussion Family in the group Gentlemen Atheists
"Don't attack them for their faith. It does nothing but make them more and more against you. I found that I would have days where I would want nothing more to burn a church down, bash down religion. But it's their life, and you have yours.…"
6 minutes ago
Daniel Rodriguez replied to Herb Munson's discussion Trusting in the Faithfulness of God in the group The Great Debate
"I follow a different path. That path brings me happiness. Why is your path better? Where is your god? Trouble not the world with such."
17 minutes ago
Daniel added a discussion to the group Gentlemen Atheists
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Family

Since losing the faith I find I have a difficult time maintaining close relationships with my parents and siblings who are strong believers. We don't fight, we all love each other, but there is a barrier that prevents anything too deep from happening. They are still faithfully waiting and expecting a prodigal son to return, so things seem to be a state of arrested development.I'd love to read about anybody's experience/success with bridging this divide in a healthy way, or of what potential…See More
18 minutes ago
Jacob Bauer replied to John Bravo's discussion I held out sex for love first....Why is it so hard to find a girl who's done the same?
"You're probably looking in the wrong place and at the wrong girls. Ignore these idiots who say you "shouldn't judge" or whatever. You laid our your criteria and you know exactly what you want in a woman. Find her and hope you…"
29 minutes ago
Jacob Bauer replied to Herb Munson's discussion Trusting in the Faithfulness of God in the group The Great Debate
""Silly" and "rigamarole" are hardly personal insults. Perhaps he does find your position silly. He was still respectful of the people supporting it, as far as I read. I think you're trying to find an excuse to avoid his…"
42 minutes ago
Rush replied to Rush's discussion Praying for Wife Material. Selfish Prayer? in the group Christian Men
"I agree that Faith without deeds is dead. God helps, but I have to work at it too. I don't think that praying out of money for your own ambitions that do not have God is good. For example I think its good to pray for success in Him through many…"
49 minutes ago
Nathanael replied to John Bravo's discussion I held out sex for love first....Why is it so hard to find a girl who's done the same?
"Reread what he wrote.  If he was interested in morals or values he'd be asking women about their beliefs and how they behave now, not whether they've ever had casual sex.  This is about his own psychological and sexual hang-ups,…"
1 hour ago

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