"Nothing like feeling the fresh tilled earth in your hands and watching the fruits of your labors grow almost daily. Nothing like not having to go to the grocery store to buy fresh fruits and vegetables for your family. Manliness=Creating…"
"Manly is about a set of values, about caring and providing for your family, about leaning out to help people less fortunate than yourself, giving and not reflecting on what returns to you. If you do all of that you are a man who can hold his head…"
"I think the perception is that something small and homey is feminine, and big projects are masculine.
Whatever you think about that... gardening can make a pretty big project. I'll add that there are plenty of things we do that…"
"That's a really weird answer.
If you need to ask whether its manly, its not. Clear enough. I don't know that I agree ... but I follow you.
But, not because gardening (or whatever you're asking about) is actually not…"
"I think if you feel the need to ask, the answer is no. Not because any particular thing is manly or not - but because you already have formed an opinion, and going against that can cause you to question yourself more than needed."
"Back to the original question 'Is Gardening Manly?
Interesting question because both men and women enjoy gardening. Usually women enjoy the lighter physical work and design and men the hard heavy work. Of course this a generalisation but the…"
"Self-sufficiency is manly.
Creating architecturally planned art (floral gardens) is manly.
Providing food for the table is manly.
Taking care of living things is definitely manly.
Having the patience to watch green stuff grow. Manly.
""I've thought of asking one out and dating too; I'm a lil bit scared to do that"
Asking a girl out is like winning the lottery: you can't win if you don't play, and the more you play the more chances you have of…"
""As for academic performance, if you and your new partner are serious about your education, you should have no worries. Dating time can be scheduled around study time."
Especially true if she is also a student. Since you both have the…"
You don't have to commit to anyone. You don't need to be in a relationship. You don't have to make any decisions. If you see someone you like, you can always go on a date (or a few). If it feels right, stick with it. If…"
"I've been working out on and off for around six years, but never with heavy weight. It's always been calisthenic work and smaller weights. This is my first time in a gym since my sophomore year of high school. My upper body has seemingly…"
I was offered a number of funding opportunities in the states that would have covered all of my tuition and given me some living money. but keep in mind that your personal expenses can be sort of high for a PhD and that can add up. Most…"