I find that most self-help books are a lot more gender-neutral and based on market-orientated skills, such as: how to be confident, charismatic, and eliminate stress. I've had some trouble finding…Continue
"If you haven't read East of Eden, you should. It may not fall into the character development category, but it will leave a mark on you in some way. You will identify with a character and gain perspective on life, family and generations. "
"I agree that To Kill a Mockingbird describes some manly virtues and particularly, the character of Atticus Finch offers much to be commended and perhaps emulated. I also think Plato's Republic, and other Socratic dialogues, as well as the…"
"Lies My Teacher Told Me; Everything your American history textbook got wrong By James W Loewen. Made me go back all the way to review all I took as fact. Found out about histology and the methodology for fact finding in a very…"
"Oddly enough, it's not a self-help book. It's a college literature textbook, Man and His Measure. A bit dated now, but a wonderful exposition of a lot of very good writing. Otherwise, you can't go wrong starting…"
"To kill a mockingbird- Atticus Finch is one of the greatest examples of manhood. I reread the book yearly, and attempt to practice some of his character traits.
The Bible- Being a strong Christian, this one is obvious and shouldn't require…"
"I've heard good things about "Wild at Heart", by Eldridge ... geared toward Christian Men. I haven't read it yet, though.
Financial Peace and The Total Money Makeover, both by Ramsey, completely upended how I…"
"Even if it took me a long time to admit it, I am glad I did finally start coming out of the closet to people. At last I found out before I entered a relationship with a woman and ended up divorced as a result"
Anyone here ever read Biggles, by Cpt. WE Johns? I read the books more than any other books when I was a kid. Biggles taught me more about being a man than anyone else, real or fictional. Had about half of the 95 or so books that were written. Favorites were the WW1 ones, but they were all good.
"I wouldn't call it the gay lifestyle, since it's not like I had a bad experience with a woman and decided to be gay, I just knew but denied it because of when I grew up and I'm glad to be out of the closet. I'd say I was born…"