Elliot James
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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • United States
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Hello!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Salt Dragon Jan 28, 2016. 11 Replies

My name's Elliot, I'm from Phoenix, AZ, and I enjoy astronomy, writing, reading, coffee and tea, spending time with animals, and playing video games. I'm a trans guy and, since I was raised a girl…Continue

 

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Salt Dragon replied to Elliot James's discussion Hello!
"Whereas I have little knowledge or experience to relate to your identity as a trans guy, I have tremendous respect for you as a pioneer, and imagine that you have much wisdom and insight for others to learn from.  Good luck on your healing and…"
Jan 28, 2016
Elliot James replied to Chris Hopkins's discussion Finding a gal through the Internet
"My experience with dating sites is kind of eh, but mostly because it was my end of the relationship that made it not work out. Other than that, as long as you're respectful of their views and listen to what they have to say, then go for…"
Dec 6, 2015
Elliot James joined Andrew LaBrador's group
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Pipe & Co

A place to discuss the return of the pipe and the world of pipe smoking.See More
Dec 1, 2015
Elliot James joined Adam's group
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Classic American Steel

A place to show and discuss American made classic automobiles. Hot rods, rat rods, muscle cars....1920s to early 1970s.See More
Dec 1, 2015
Elliot James replied to Fabricante's discussion For The Gamers In Your Life
"I'd say a Steam gift card, or if they don't already have their own headset maybe splurge on a good wireless Logitech headset."
Nov 30, 2015
Elliot James replied to Clinton Staut's discussion Do I Want to Get Better?
"I have problems with this as well but I've yet to find a solution for it."
Nov 28, 2015
Elliot James added a discussion to the group Writers
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Poem I wrote the night before I overdosed in 2010. No title, just talks about heartbreak, suicide, and sadness.

Oh fair maidenDo you sing to the sea like I cry to the moonWith a heart of sorrow and tales of blueTears streaming like banners beneath a midnight skyAching pains which never die?Do you stare with eyes red like your flushed cheeksDo you whisper her name like I choke on yours for weeksDo you taste the thousand regrets and lies on your tongueLike whiskey burning with the fury of the sun? Does time fly past you like little birdsDoes nothing ever sparkle, even the prettiest of wordsDo you scratch…See More
Nov 26, 2015
Elliot James replied to Mongoose's discussion Glitter Beards, the New Trend!!!
"I am all for this actually."
Nov 24, 2015
Elliot James replied to Mongoose's discussion Thoughts on the Baltimore Ravens Cheerleader who Raped a 15 Year Old?
"This is gross and disgusting. She should be prosecuted fully, no question."
Nov 23, 2015
Elliot James replied to Clinton Staut's discussion Hello - Consistency in Self-Improvement
"I struggle with the same thing. I have bad thoughts to the point where I just sleep throughout my day so I don't have to deal with them or constantly be interrupted by a bad thought. On the days I force myself to put up with it, I end the day…"
Nov 22, 2015
Elliot James joined KermitKebab's group
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Depression (And Suicide)

This is something we all face in this life.  We get lonely.  We are disappointed.  We fail.  Sometimes others fail us.  What do you do when you are  truly depressed?  What if it goes on a long time?  Ever considered suicide?  It happens all the time.
Nov 22, 2015
Elliot James joined Ian Wilson's group
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Out to Build Bridges

This is a LGBTQ+ group.  All men are encouraged to join, including straight men.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate is expected, but this is for building up bridges not…See More
Nov 20, 2015
Elliot James joined Slacker's group
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Writers

A place for writers to discuss and critique projects.
Nov 16, 2015
Elliot James joined Damaged Boy's group
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Male Survivors

Men who have survived childhood abuseSee More
Nov 16, 2015
Elliot James joined Luke Rowland's group
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AoM Astronomers

For all those out there interested in, or learning about, astronomy and the sky above our heads.
Nov 16, 2015
Mongoose replied to Elliot James's discussion Hello!
"The research does show that it increases anxiety after the high wears off. Make sure you do serious research which has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals first. The side effects of such does indicate it changes the neuropathways,…"
Nov 16, 2015

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Interests
Video games, reading, astronomy, coffee, tea, boxing, writing, learning things, computers,
Books
Hatchet, To Kill a Mockingbird, Neuromancer, The Rogue's Handbook: A Concise Guide to Conduct For The Aspiring Gentleman Rogue, plan to expand this soon.
Movies
James Bond Movies, Wolf of Wall Street, MARVEL movies,
Music
Mumford & Sons, Peter Bjorn and John, Tegan and Sara, Phoenix, Two Door Cinema Club, Arctic Monkeys...too many to list.

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Shopping Woes

Posted on November 28, 2015 at 5:34am 0 Comments

So as some of you know I am trans. Unfortunately for me that means I'm a very, VERY petite man. And by petite I don't mean weight wise I'm talking like shoe size being a womans 5 (which I believe is either a 4 or 3 in mens), my hands are small as hell so I can't even hold a wine glass elegantly with one hand without dropping it, and clothes, of course, don't fit me right because I'm pre surgery. And on top of that, they don't really make mens clothes for the short fat guys. They do make mens… Continue

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Young man is calling out in search of good Ideas.. what to do with the Manliness/ where to Work next.

Hello all,I am 23 years young and have been thinking a lot about what to do with my life... I got to travel a lot in my last 10 years and have met and still contact with many beautiful young Woman, but I am not ready to settle down and get married. eventually I will get there in Maybe 10 years or so, but for now I just wanna do as many Manly Jobs as possible to get that all rounder experience so l will fit in any environment once I find that woman to settle down... I don't care where on this…See More
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crandles replied to Pale Horse's discussion Required Reading
"For East Asian classics, I'd start with the following Chinese books that were also seminal works for Korea and Japan: The Four Books (Analects, The Great Learning, The Mean, and Mencius) The middle two are always overlooked but were a standard…"
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