My girlfriend of 8 months and I just broke up. I don't post here often, but it's almost easier to type out thoughts to random people that can offer objective criticism and encouragement rather than…Continue
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"When I was 15 1/2 I got my first job at a local car wash. I'm not sure if it was manly or not, but I've always loved cars so being able to be inside of a variety of cars (especially the very nice ones) was a great…"
"Sounds like you know she wasn't right and while it was a tough thing to do, you did the right thing. So now comes a couple of weeks doubting yourself, but as the person who broke it off with her, you will bounce back quicker.
"I completely agree with everything Rob says here, and he makes a lot of good points regarding exchange of value and spending time with friends and family and focusing on yourself to find your happiness again.
The only thing I would change /…"
"You are probably feeling down from the breakup. Sorry bro.
Maybe you feel that way, but being someone who still has something to learn about making relationships work does not make you a terrible person. A terrible person would never have invested…"
"Beats me what it is. Without knowing you better I can't offer feedback on that.
You and your now ex-girlfriend sound similar to me and my recent ex-girlfriend. My ex and I didn't share many interests either and it was hard at times…"
My girlfriend of 8 months and I just broke up. I don't post here often, but it's almost easier to type out thoughts to random people that can offer objective criticism and encouragement rather than friends or family.Everything spiraled down hill quickly. We had planned on moving in together, and really just rushing everything. She lives out of town, and we both work in different cities. Out of those 8 months we got to see each other less than a hundred times. It really takes it's toll when…See More
"Your fingers will be quite sore at the beginning until you develop the calluses. Ultimate-guitar has a lot of lessons and tabs/chords for pretty much anything you'd like to learn ( http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/lessons ). …"
"If the situation were economically ideal then I could understand wanting the degree first then going to officer school. My roommate got his degree and had no clue what to do with it so he started talking to recruiters and is now a first…"
"Insanity is a really good cardio/toning workout if that's your end goal. Some people have mentioned P90X. I like combining both, along with going to the gym. I've memorized/written down most of the P90X upper body…"
"Bvlgari Man- my go to everyday cologne. My ex picked it out and I enjoy it. It's unique and has a woody/musky scent without being overpowering and last for quite a while applying it to pulse points on the wrists and…"
"I like your ideas here. I think for most guys they just do a cost-benefit analysis of time and effort vs. money. Money usually wins as the answer to their problem. Other times it's convenient. I learned how to…"
"If I want something sweet or a lady comes over and wants a drink but doesn't like normal beers or whiskey: Orange soda and vanilla rum. Tastes like a dreamsicle. It's also good with mango soda.
A bodega I used to…"
"I used to have a fear of being alone, but then I got used to it and now I embrace and it just feels better. I've met a lot of people because of it. I like nature and hiking and exploring, my best friends don't or are…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"I'm not a vegetarian, but have gone camping with a few. Some things we've eaten:
Split pea soup
Madras lentil soup (Trader Joe's, Costco, Amazon)
Mac & cheese (something more upscale than Kraft, spice it…"
"Some time back the organization, concerned I think about its finances, put forth an idea of restructuring, as I'm sure you've noticed. We were invited to comment on it.
They looked at similar orgs to see what worked. They…"
"I agree with you Carl, I have felt that since we change from New Warrior Network to MKP the dynamics have changed to more marketing / numbers / services - but that is what happens when you move from men sharing what they have found to be…"
"Tent camping - typically take a Coleman camp stove, cast iron skillet, and 1-2 dutch ovens. I'll prep food as much as I can before we leave (aka putting all the dry ingredients in pancake batter together, mixing spices, stuff like that)."