Benjamin Maxwell Rogers
  • Male
  • Norfolk
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter

Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's Groups

Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's Discussions

Lost in anger & negativity

Started this discussion. Last reply by JonEdanger Dec 27, 2013. 25 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

 

Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's Page

Latest Activity

Benjamin Maxwell Rogers replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Again JonEdanger great advice, thank you. "
Dec 27, 2013
Benjamin Maxwell Rogers replied to Benjamin Maxwell 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 Maxwell Rogers replied to Benjamin Maxwell 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 Maxwell Rogers replied to Benjamin Maxwell 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 Maxwell Rogers replied to Benjamin Maxwell 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 Maxwell Rogers replied to Benjamin Maxwell 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 Maxwell Rogers replied to Benjamin Maxwell 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 Maxwell 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 Maxwell 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
Rick Shelton replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"The sending the child to get a switch accomplished two things.  It allowed time for the child to think about the infraction and it allowed the parent time to cool down.  You really don't want to punish a child while angry."
Dec 27, 2013
Richard replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"ATTITUDE   The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.  Attitude, to me, is more important than facts.  It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than…"
Dec 27, 2013
N. Vest replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"To me the difference between harsh punishment and abuse is intent. Even punishments like a switch were meant to make a point not actually cause harm. The fact that you had to go out and cut the switch showed that the parent in question was in…"
Dec 27, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Benjamin, I am REALLY sorry you had to live through such a rough childhood, it just kills me to hear about things like what you portray; no child should have to live through that crap. I think you've made a good start but you…"
Dec 27, 2013
N. Vest replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"Mother was abusive physically/verbally but never put-in-the-hospital abusive. I hesitate to suggest that I had it that bad when I know there are those that had it much worse than me."
Dec 27, 2013
N. Vest replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"As some one who came from an semi-abusive home, some times you have to let the anger out. Workout, get a punching bag go on long walks/runs. Do something to work the the stress off. It will help a lot with keep the anger to a manageable level."
Dec 27, 2013
John replied to Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's discussion Lost in anger & negativity
"a few thoughts...not prescriptive but what I might do trying to imagine myself in your situation: first, i think reaching out to other friends is a big help. You have recognized that you need a support network out there. If you can also get some…"
Dec 27, 2013

Profile Information

Interests
Rugby, Pike Wrangling, Reading, Carpentry, Boxing, Delta Blues, and Family Man
Books
Call of the Wild, To Kill a Mocking Bird, The Flashman Series, The Boudica Series, Boxing Autobiographies, Greek Mythology, The Long Walk, The Giver, and many more...
Movies
Rear Window, Zulu, Angel's With Dirty Faces, True Grit, There Will be Blood, My Left Foot, Once Were Warriors, The Warriors, O Brother Where Art Thou, and many more...
Music
Blind Willie Johnson, Seasick Steve, Skip James, Lightening Hopkins, Howling Wolf, James Morrison, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Ben Harper, and many more...
Quote
"As long as you're loved what else matters."
-Philip J Cheatle

Benjamin Maxwell Rogers's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!

Join Art of Manliness

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Latest Activity

John White replied to Will's discussion The red pill
"this is about men who take great pleasure in bashing men thinking all men are the same. "
32 minutes ago
Bryan Maloney replied to TheCommishGordon's discussion Serious questions from a Christian in the group Christian Men
"God can meet you as far as you can go. There is a Jewish story of a man who wrote to his father saying that he could not make it all the way to him. His father replied that the son should go as far as he could, and his father would meet him there."
38 minutes ago
Bryan Maloney replied to Liam's discussion Advice on which translation of The Bible to read in the group Christian Men
"Read more than one. Avoid paraphrases, though. Most paraphrases do note what they are. Each translation is a product of people with some agenda or another."
42 minutes ago
Native Son replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"Actually, before Tony Wolf and I diverted ourselves about the word "Bohemian", what you are describing is a sort of gentlemen's (or not quite gentlemen) club. a social gathering group for people with a common set of interests.…"
45 minutes ago
Edward Longshanks commented on Ian Wilson's group Out to Build Bridges
"Physically I feel a lot better having ,finally found the courage to come out of the closet to people. First night on AofM I outed myself in my status, and I am glad I finally outed myself to my best friend and my high school classmates"
1 hour ago
Nathanael replied to Will's discussion The red pill
"Poor Will, with his illusions of being happily married."
2 hours ago
Jeremy posted a photo
3 hours ago
Michael D. Denny replied to Joshua Wolf's discussion Fraternal orders for young men?
"boy scouts, 4H, FFA, Orderof Demolay, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc,"
3 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service