"Sounds like you're overwhelming yourself man. But If it's so much that you put your fist through a wall, it sounds like you're going to need to seek some help outside of AoM. (talk to your wife, etc. and figure out a game plan to fix…"
"My Girlfriend just recently lost her Grandfather whom she was closer to than her own father. I simply just made sure that she knew I was going to be here for her and that I loved her.
Glad that you posted this btw Man! I'd been wanting to…"
"Right on. For whatever reasons, I feel a lot better with slow movements and really going for every inch of range of motion. I would compare the sensation with stretching or yoga. I try to really stretch the full range of motion on a lift. "
"We decide as a society which things are acceptable behavior. A consenting relationship between adults, is no business of mine or yours. And no reason to discriminate.
We draw lines legally surrounding issues of consent (and sometimes harm). A…"
"You are comparing laws and customs that yoked the lives of fellow human beings in involuntary solitude and chattel slavery, broke families, and put millions of people through hardships that you could never fucking fathom,
to the laws that say, hey,…"
"I'm torn on the issue. On the one hand, I consider sexuality in the same category as I do age, race, and sex - that is, things you are born with. Discriminating against someone because they are black, or a woman, or over 50, is pretty shitty.…"
"Opening up the door for legally obligated cake baking despite the baker's objections and convictions is similar to fundamentalist christian's efforts to "get god back in schools" or "teach the controversy", in that it…"
""So the problem with the self seems to be that it's whatever anyone says whenever anyone says, & it can changed endlessly."
I think God changes at near the same rate as the self, which, I suspect, is less swift and less endless…"