Howdy,So I had a thought: Do guys really need a man cave? Is it important to have a space all your own separated from your family? The reason I ask is a good friend of mine who is a father of 3 has…Continue
Howdy,I am the father of a newborn girl, my first child. She is awesome. My wife (her Mother) is also awesome. Right now she is in auto pilot mode of sleeping, eating and pooping and this part is…Continue
"Its worth a watch. The film touches on the idea of the darkness and evil that lurks in the mundane and boring world of middle class America and how we are all affected by it. Very good film and Frank Booth (the films bad guy) is one of those…"
"Of course I will throw in some cold shouldered indifference every now and then too: Ignore her when she speaks, make her open the door for ME, slowly control every aspect of her life and make her give up contact with friends and family...
"I agree. I think that the most important thing to do overall is to love her Mom and treat her like a queen so my kid can see the example.
That seems to be a very prevalent response in this thread and I am defiantly taking note. "
"Thats interesting. Yeah ultimately if she chooses it and her mom and I deem it acceptable media for our household we won't deny her (princess orientated films) but I figure I can limit access to it at least or as you mentioned, we can…"
"It must fill some psychological need.
Sort of like Rescue Bots, Doctor Who (I supervise this one closely), Transformers, Batman, &c. &c., fill one for my little boy. I wasn't a superhero type, but boy is he."
Sometimes a man feels he needs to express things visually that aren't all that attractive. Respect for our thoughts and ideas are hard to come by in our current "politically correct" world. No need to be polite here. Show us what you got. It could be a drawing, painting, political cartoon, caricature -- any kind of art -- by you or someone else.See More
"Forget the books. Set an example by being the kind of man you would want your sister to end up with. And set the expectations (politely) for the live-in about how he needs to act in the home. Some rent, yard work, clean the bathrooms, etc. Not try…"
"I live in the Land of 10,000 lakes and grew up here fishing a number of them. Unfortunately, geography and the type of fish you're looking to catch plays a large role into how to fish. I don't have any experience in Nevada, so…"
"I'm well aware that this dynamic can exist between two men as well, I just thought that most of the guys here wouldn't have any insight on that situation, which I found equally confusing. I've never wanted anything like a male-female…"
"Thank you for the insight. I'm realizing that I value traditionally masculine attributes much more than traditionally feminine attributes like being supportive and nurturing, which never even occurred to me as something to view positively…"
"Absolutely. But if the common ground is degrading to a woman, it's time to change tactics.
I once, while drunk, delivered a hypnotic slasher smile staredown to a guy during a similar incident at a bar. Ended fairly quickly. Did not get girls…"