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TV - Men of a Certain Age?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Native Son Nov 14, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi all, I'm wondering if you've seen the TV show "Men of a Certain Age" with Ray Romano and Scott Bakula? It's not on TV anymore, but it was on TNT I believe, and had great reviews. Basically, its a…Continue

Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Patterson Nov 9, 2012. 29 Replies

Hi all,I've made a few posts here and there (I'm still a newbie to AoM), but I really want to put my thoughts out here, in one post, coherently. Many of you seem to share my perspective about the…Continue

Love and marriage/relationships.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Nov 6, 2012. 7 Replies

Hi all,I'm wondering what your thoughts are regarding love in marriage (or relationships in general). Are you looking for "the one", for some ideal?I have also seen the movie, The Wedding Planner,…Continue

Buy bday present for best friend's girl?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Nov 4, 2012. 18 Replies

I should clarify the title of my post -- should I buy a birthday present for my best friend's fiance? They've been together for 5 years, and recently got engaged, and I'm best man at the wedding. I…Continue

 

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Native Son replied to Eugene's discussion TV - Men of a Certain Age?
"The show's friends consisted of three very broadly drawn stereotypes.  There's your caveat.  A lot of serious issues that real men deal with were fairly honestly dealt with.  Family, both their own and dealing with parents,…"
Nov 14, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Eugene's discussion TV - Men of a Certain Age?
"As a late-fortysomething I'll have to check it out. Maybe it's on Netflix by now. It would be interesting to see what it's like to have male lifelong friends."
Nov 14, 2012
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TV - Men of a Certain Age?

Hi all, I'm wondering if you've seen the TV show "Men of a Certain Age" with Ray Romano and Scott Bakula? It's not on TV anymore, but it was on TNT I believe, and had great reviews. Basically, its a show about a group of male friends in their 40's.I'm 29, but have recently started watching it. I'm wondering if it's a realistic portrayal of men in the 40's? I'm just curious. I do like the writing.Thanks,EugeneSee More
Nov 14, 2012
Aaron Patterson replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"That's a bit simplistic, Rick. Yes, while the more people you meet, the more chance you'll find a guy who can or will be great friends, just being "social" doesn't mean you're friends with someone. See other posts in…"
Nov 9, 2012
Rick Shelton replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"It's not nearly impossible you just haven't expended the effort to do it.  All mountains look impossible to climb at first but the only way to get there is one step at a time, but you have to take that step.  Get your ass out…"
Nov 9, 2012
Aaron Patterson replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"Hey, I know how you feel, man. I think talking to other guys, especially those we consider our friends, how much they mean to us is something that we're scared of doing, for all the reasons that other people have said. But I think it's…"
Nov 9, 2012
Victor Franklin replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"I have a horrible time making and keeping friends.  I don't at present have a good guy friend, but I'm hoping to change that soon.  So I know how you feel.  Even if it's different situations.  My approach to making…"
Nov 8, 2012
Eugene replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"Sorry, I was on my iPhone, and wasn't referencing you in particular! I read a few replies and thats the impression I get. I dunno, maybe I just didn't write clearly. But anyways, no worries. :) Thanks, though. While he and I can share most…"
Nov 8, 2012
Victor Franklin replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"I apologize, I did not mean for it to sound like you aren't open to his marriage.  I'm just talking about taking the differences between you and him, and use those to bond over.  You will work in academia, all your friends will…"
Nov 8, 2012
Eugene replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"Hi, it was nice to hear your story. Thanks for sharing. But I am puzzled by the suggestion that I'm not open to my friends marriage, that I don't want it to happen, or that I want thing to stay the same between us as is forever. I'm…"
Nov 8, 2012
Vytautas replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"You sound like a lot of academics that I've known. You could always try counseling if you think that will help you socialize better. Try going out with the girl. You don't have selfish motives other than you want a satisfying life, and…"
Nov 8, 2012
Victor Franklin replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"I struggle with the same thing.  I'm in a different situation, having just moved to a new city and not getting out and all.  You might find something helpful in…"
Nov 8, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"Me? Insecure? Nah! ha ha"
Nov 8, 2012
Will replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"Maybe they're picking up on your insecurities.  People are suggestible!"
Nov 8, 2012
Rick Shelton replied to Eugene's discussion Lone cowboy syndrome -- but not by choice.
"Why in the world would you think that the way things are is the way they will be forever?  You're going to be a professor at some institution of higher learning, I would suspect.  Wouldn't there be other faculty members there,…"
Nov 8, 2012

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