"I'd guess that the reason for this question of manhood is less your profession/interests, and more your lack of confidence in who you are. For example, you seemingly require your wife's input on the subject as the measurement of manhood.
"I have a 4 yr old. Soon to b 4. I don't know how to deal with anybody past this age, but with him I just do the things we both find to be fun. We go outside on adventures, launch rockets, colelct golf balls, spy on kids, make rocketships, throw…"
"i think your technique probably sucks.
i go with grain first pass, against second pass. I'm careful. Apply right pressure. Take my time.
Also using a brush to apply the proraso type cream has been great, with a simple disposable."
"I've made friendships with at least 3 pastors. I consider it my gift - befriending pastors. :) But, you are dead on. It's hard. Most either share too much or too little for the exact reasons you described.…"
"What's ery intersting about this thread is how the procrastinating OP has managed to involve the well-intentioned AoM community in enabling his procrastination.
To the OP: You need to drop all the social media stuff for a while. If…"
"While I am not in full-time ministry I am a minister and can relate to your position to some degree.
Ministry can be a long and lonely road to begin with. People expect a lot out of you. People often times want more than you can give and they…"