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Should I talk to my (male) friend?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam S. Jul 19, 2013. 32 Replies

Hi all,There have been recent posts about male friendship, and I thought I might pose this question to you all. If you have a problem with your male friend (maybe he had hurt you, an argument, etc.),…Continue

Need advice on helping a friend.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Todd Serveto Feb 22, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi all,I am in need of some advice to help a buddy of mine. He dropped out of college, and for the past 10 years or so (we're 29, both guys) he's been working in construction. I stayed in school and…Continue

 

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Rick Shelton replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"How dare you say I don't have great consideration for friendship!  LOL and all that. I would think more that panties were in a twist in this situation with a good friend than with a casual friend.  After all a Good Friend should make…"
Jul 18, 2013
Penelope replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"A friend posted this elsewhere. It was so apropos, I thought I'd post it here. "Most of the inconveniences that make men swear or women cry are really sentimental or imaginative inconveniences - things altogether of the mind. For instance,…"
Jul 18, 2013
Rob replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Interesting topic and interesting opinions. From the article: The problem was not the wait. If I had to wait for an hour, I would practice multiplying multi-digit numbers in my head, or do body-weight exercises, or some other training I do…"
Jul 18, 2013
Vendetta5885 replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Hi David, That is definitely a less than ideal situation, but I wouldn't take it to heart.  *just for warning I am going to make some radical assumptions about that night, which may or may not be correct* You said yourself that you were…"
Jul 17, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Ok, I'm an callous unthinking person who has no real understanding of the word "loyalty". But in the end it doesn't matter a damn what we think it only matters what the OP and his friend think.  I gave a possible scenario;…"
Jul 17, 2013
Eugene replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Dave, I think you'll get a wide variety of opinions here, evident by the "more recent" conversations. I think these differences in opinions is largely due to how the men here consider friendship. If this were just a casual friend from…"
Jul 17, 2013
Russell Allan replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Well, without knowing specifics, we can't exactly say what happened. But my reading of what happened at the bachelor party was that Dave was there as a friend, and didn't drag the party down. The thing Dave said that bugged me the most…"
Jul 17, 2013
Jack Bauer replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"I'm also inclined to agree with Rick on this.  The writer was somewhere he didn't want to be ... and it showed enough to make the guest of honor uncomfortable that he wasn't having a good time.  It wasn't about your…"
Jul 17, 2013
Steve Dallas replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"I see nothing wrong in what Rick wrote. Went back and re-read the OP and I think Rick is on someting here. I know there were times when I was younger that I stuck around in situations that I wasn't comfortable in because I thought I had to…"
Jul 17, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Neither comment disagreed with the other, one was about fear of talking about emotions (response to a response) the other was a response to the OP.  I believe his friend was upset because he wanted some attention from his friend and his friend…"
Jul 17, 2013
Russell Allan replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"You're the one who earlier wrote "A lot of times it's not fear of talking it's not knowing how to say what you want to say.  The emotional language of, most, men is not all that deep after all.  We are emotional…"
Jul 17, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Ok you don't agree doesn't change my mind or my take on the matter."
Jul 17, 2013
Russell Allan replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"Wait, what? Someone agrees with me? Haha. :) Good for me. Dave, hopefully you and your friend will work things out."
Jul 17, 2013
Russell Allan replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"This is the most idiotic answer ever. Ignore Rick. I don't think anyone would say that you (Dave) screwed up, since you were the one being the friend and sticking around -- in fact, the only friend as you wrote. That makes you the better friend…"
Jul 17, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"You weren't having a good time and he noticed that (he's a good friend there).  He gave you the opportunity to leave and it would be 'ok'.  You didn't leave, you didn't have a good time at HIS bachelor party,…"
Jul 17, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to David's discussion Should I talk to my (male) friend?
"A lot of times it's not fear of talking it's not knowing how to say what you want to say.  The emotional language of, most, men is not all that deep after all.  We are emotional creatures but our emotions get entangled with…"
Jul 17, 2013

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