Hi all, My name is Chris and I am new to the AoM community. I am looking for a support team to back me up on my endeavors! First, a little bit of my story up until recently. While going to high…Continue
"Hey Chris looks like you are headed in the right direction but, you've got a full table there. Even without the external stuff, most people will struggle with just the job/school part. All I can say and, I'm in a tough spot too, a half…"
"You're not alone. Everyone has ups and downs, good times and bad; (platitude) it's not the ups and downs that define you it's how you handle them that counts (a country song if I EVER heard one). Your girlfriend leaving you was…"
"Read your blog; very inspiring.
Admire your enthusiasm! Wish I had it at your age. Wish I had it now, lol.
You look like you are well on your way; all you need to do is persevere as you beat fate into submission.
All the best."
Hi all, My name is Chris and I am new to the AoM community. I am looking for a support team to back me up on my endeavors! First, a little bit of my story up until recently. While going to high school and being an all around teenager, I suffered from depression. This led me to drop out of high school, work crummy jobs through my twenties, gain a lot of weight, and never finish college. When my Grandma passed away when I was 13, I never realized how much it had affected me. I had gone down a…See More
"I'm kind of hoping nobody will be open to ax-throwing.
Seriously, though, I don't think you're going to be able to find or create a fraternal order for archaic + enviro-friendly skill training, because
a) if you want…"
"Question is, why? Here's why I ask:
I am a bagpiper. Somewhere, WAY down my mongrel heritage, I have Scots blood. All that being said, when I first started playing the pipes, I thought wearing a kilt was cool. I wore one quite often, actually.…"
"I'm wondering whether any of the traditional, established fraternal groups would be into sponsoring or facilitating a "youth outreach" along the lines of what you're describing. They have resources and experience that might…"
"What leads you to believe there is little for young men in these organizations?
I'll tell you what led me to believe that, before I joined one (Knights of Columbus): ignorance of what they did. It wasn't entirely my fault.…"