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Lost in anger & negativity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sir Aug 19, 2015. 28 Replies

Hi everyone this is not a "feel sorry for me" article, instead this is a man asking for help with his challenges as a man, father & husband. I was like so many people before me brought up in an…Continue

What does it mean to be a man?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kenneth A. Evanchuck Jan 30, 2013. 8 Replies

I am struggling at this point in my life to see what it is to be a man in the modern world.I was raised by my grandfather who was an  old school man, and I have picked up his way of looking at the…Continue

Hiya Chaps!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Niles Jan 24, 2013. 1 Reply

My name is Benjamin and I live in the county of Norfolk, England. I stumbled on this forum a week or so go whilst finding tips on how to shape my beard. Thought it was an excellent way to converse…Continue

 

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Aug 24, 2015
Sir replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Could you say more about "trivium"?  I googled it and all I can find is classical education.  (I am eager for more tools for redirecting anger, for my own benefit.)"
Aug 19, 2015
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Aug 19, 2015
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Things have worked out great, I have been using the trivium as a self development tool. This coupled with having a small but very supportive family has pulled me through. I find that I am at times still getting angry with seemingly small things,…"
Aug 19, 2015
Sir replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"OP, I see you're been here recently (posted family pix).  How'd this issue turn out, a year and a half later?"
Aug 19, 2015
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Again JonEdanger great advice, thank you. "
Dec 27, 2013
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Thank you everyone for all the responses, I didn't expect to get one. I have plenty of new thoughts to try and use to move this forward.  It has really made me feel better, just being on AOM and getting to hear your thoughts.  Thank…"
Dec 27, 2013
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Rick Shelton Thank you for your response, it was a pretty crap start in life but I have a good life now, minus the issues mentioned. I have already had anger management etc, the ironic thing is that  the person doing it made me angry! He…"
Dec 27, 2013
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Damn straight I smack the $*£$ out of that thing everyday!!! It does help on a short term basis when I am close to losing the plot all together. "
Dec 27, 2013
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"John  No its never to obvious, sometimes we need to hear things from others in order to fully absorb the information.  Everything you have said is true, and I hadn't considered things like my guitar as a way to support me through…"
Dec 27, 2013
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Richard thank you for this, its a really nice way of looking at things. Same as what JonEdanger said, its a choice I need to make. "
Dec 27, 2013
Benjamin Rogers replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Thank you JonEdanger. You and everyone else have all made sense to me, it has denfinately helped me see that it isn't going to be hear with me forever.  I found out from my wife after a family member who I trust disclosed it to her one…"
Dec 27, 2013
Pale Horse replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
""Spare the rod, spoil the child."   I was a pretty well behaved kid because of my dad's belt.  He says that he gave me the butt-blistering of my life forcutting ip in church when I was four or so.  I only remember doing…"
Dec 27, 2013
Todd Serveto replied to Benjamin Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Here in Oklahoma, they actually had to pass a law to clarify what constitutes abuse as opposed to acceptable corporal punishment.  The lawmakers determined that parents can spank their kids--even use a paddle or a switch--but that they cannot…"
Dec 27, 2013

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