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Meetup group for Britons!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liam Strain Jul 8, 2013. 2 Replies

Hey all,I have just started a group on meetup.com, aimed at gathering together a group of reliable people interested in general outdoorsmanship and intellectual activity. I have done this because…Continue

Fraternal organisations UK?

Started May 1, 2013 0 Replies

Hey guys, long time no see,Recently I've been thinking about joining a fraternal guild/members club here in the UK (specifically Edinburgh) but the choices are extremely narrow. Having done a bit of…Continue

Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Thomas Oct 13, 2012. 20 Replies

Just been dropped by my girlfriend of 7 months. Obviously I'm in a slump right now. Anyone got any tips on making it through this period? I can't remember being this depressed before. I don't feel…Continue

Standing for (university) office

Started this discussion. Last reply by D.J. Apr 2, 2012. 3 Replies

Election week at my university has just passed, and most of the campaigns I witnessed were poorly organised and poorly presented. Moreover, the key policies espoused really didn't seem to connect…Continue

 

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Liam Strain replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Meetup group for Britons!
Jul 8, 2013
Ali Opecancope replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Meetup group for Britons!
"changed URL to www.meetup.com/intrepids"
Jul 8, 2013
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Meetup group for Britons!

Hey all,I have just started a group on meetup.com, aimed at gathering together a group of reliable people interested in general outdoorsmanship and intellectual activity. I have done this because whilst I have many friends, they are rather unreliable when it comes to organising any event of actual substance (they would all rather just drink up which is a bore). Please have a look at the page:http://www.meetup.com/bodybrainadventure/If…See More
Jul 8, 2013
Ali Opecancope posted a discussion

Fraternal organisations UK?

Hey guys, long time no see,Recently I've been thinking about joining a fraternal guild/members club here in the UK (specifically Edinburgh) but the choices are extremely narrow. Having done a bit of research it seems there are dozens of options in the US, but here there are only 2/3 (Freemasons (no idea how to join them, invite only?), Royal Scots Club, Royal Oversees League).Anybody have any recommendations/advice? Or could anyone share their experience of fraternal lodges within the UK?Thanks…See More
May 1, 2013
John Thomas replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"" Best way to get over somebody is to get over someone else" Dont rememeber where I heard that on TV. Just get out there force yourself."
Oct 13, 2012
Justin Cook replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"i agree time will help that said this thought will speed it up. Looking back would you rather be in a negative relatoinship or be free to find a posstive one. You can view it as rejectoin or as simply being set free for better things."
Oct 13, 2012
Riaan Nel replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
Oct 13, 2012
Sam Williams replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"Did you do it? How'd the gym and pool go?"
Oct 9, 2012
Brian Splash replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"+1 ten fold , very good advice ."
Oct 9, 2012
Jack Bauer replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"Living well is the best revenge.   It will get easier, I guarantee it.  In the meantime, keep moving, and don't look back.  Find a new girl.  Find a new hobby.  Enjoy your independence.  Live it up. JB"
Oct 9, 2012
Philosopher King replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"Hey Ali, I feel for you man, and you're right about this being a classic issue, so I'll tell you what I tell all my guy friends going through this type of situation.  The quickest way to gain your confidence and pride back is not to…"
Oct 9, 2012
Rob replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"LShieldes, I understand why it might seem so. If you truly, truly love someone, you can CONTINUE to love someone even after she no longer (or worse, never did) loves you, without pain. In that case, your love and happiness does not depend on any…"
Oct 2, 2012
Steve Dallas replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"If you truly love someone and it doesn't hurt to the core when they leave you, I have to question if you really loved them or just the convenience of them. When it truly hurts, we know we truly loved. You can't have the one without the…"
Oct 2, 2012
Ali Opecancope replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
""This too, shall pass" is one of my go-to reads at times like this. Can you remember which post the second quote comes from?"
Oct 2, 2012
Ali Opecancope replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"Honestly guys, I can't thank you enough. Some really solid advice here from everyone; what I'm taking away is: Keep busy, do new things Spend lots of quality guy time Cut as much contact as possible Build a more self-reliant idea of…"
Oct 2, 2012
Rob replied to Ali Opecancope's discussion Classic issue: Dealing with being dumped
"Sorry to hear of your heartbreak. Yes, I've experienced that too. I understand. >>>I can't remember being this depressed before.I can't remember being this depressed before.<<<<br /> If you are literally…"
Oct 2, 2012

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