"I would say no. If you get into a place where your masculinity gets defined by others behavior you are not acting in a independent or self reliant way, which isn't a manly virtue.
Furthermore, it also gets into a place where you are defining…"
"Numbers are mean are meaningless without narrative. Same with facts. Without a story attached to them they just sorta sit there. I agree though, we shouldn't make the facts fit the narrative we are comfortable with."
"Don't white knight it. Like any other human being, if you are in the situation just offer. But don't use it as an in to ask her out. If you like her, just ask her out. You are way to nervous and will never be…"
"Seriously, just ask her. If she says no, oh well, to bad. You will ask out many, many girls. You will get gunned down many times. This is not a bad or awkward thing to ask. Your asking her out on a date, not to be the…"
"Most men are neither in this world. They are a hero when it comes to risking their life to save a little kid or attractive woman from an oncoming car, but fat, mean, old Mrs. Wilkerson? Not so much. They won't cheat on their…"
"1. The "party" split, at least if you see the party as activist, donors, pols, staffers, actual party officials, and friendly media (which voters and political scientists do see them as.
2. Like it or not, any statewide candidate in a…"
"I think the "national hysteria" was the concern that Republican Congressman simply did not take rape, excuse me, "legitimate rape" seriously. The DNC didn't have to spin that any more than there was any need to spin…"
"Lots of things can affect a teachers ability to be a credible teacher. Perfectly legal things. The question isn't "Does having a past as a pornstar make her less effective as a teacher?" Of course it dsoes. The…"
"Evening Gentlemen Thank you for all of your insights and advice. First off, I have booked a doctor appointment to get my levels checked. Go figure it will be almost 3 weeks before I can get into the doctor. To answer some of the questions. I have…"
"As I continue to move to the Hanover area, I just bought a desk-size Pa. flag to keep in my room (here is Maryland) as part of my "hang in there, you're gonna completely retire and move to Pa. at the end of June 2018"…"
"Yep I'm in the same boat. I found that Brooks Brothers No Iron are actually no iron and I can get shirts that fit really well. So I wait for the sales and they tend to cost close to what a cheap shirt at fitting cost."
"You typically ask for permission before you give her the engagement ring. As it would be pointless to ask for permission for something you have already done.
As for timing, I asked my now wife for her hand about 3 days after I asked my FIL for…"