"One of the frustrating things I put up with, I lift weights with four other guys three times a week, private home, not a gym. Not one guy will go shirtless, they will not allow me to lift shirtless, I always wanted. to "
"Seeing other men shirtless, yes, that makes me want to be shirtless also...partly a subtle subconscious sense of competition or rivalry, to match or outdo, and part a sense of solidarity and brotherhood."
Hi there Bruce. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"Joshua..I wouldnt have said it as frankly as Michael, but i would SERIOUSLY consider getting a few buddies, in a group, to join up with one of the already existing fraternal societies, if you can find one that doesnt drive you…"
"I would stay away from the fab trend of anything having "bro" in the title. It sounds like candy ass, ambiguously gay suburbanites trying to reaquire some sense of their own masculinity by changing the oil in someones' car once a…"
"Boxer Carlos Monzón with his friend, Nicolino Locche. Monzon was Undisputed World Middleweight Championship for 7 years. Nicolino "The Untouchable" Loche became Light Welterweight World Champion in 1968."
"Actually, the "Bohemians" the club is named for were originally New York newspaper reporters. Pretty much an American construction based on appreciation of French counterculture of the 1840s. (It would appear the French though…"