I've been reading Art of Manliness for awhile now, and just recently signed up for the community. This is the first thing I've ever posted in the forum, but I figure this is as good a place as any to…Continue
"my goodness brother, my heart breaks for you and your wife. My first child, a daughter is two weeks old tomorrow, and I'm choked up to even imagine. Three years ago my best friend lost a son this exact way. I know I don't have his…"
"Wounds take time to heal, whether or the body or of the heart. If not cared for they can become septic and even more dangerous than the original wound. You and your wife have been dealt a very serious wound. Take time to…"
"I just wanted to take a moment to let all of you know that I have read all of the words, thoughts, advice and condolences you've shared with me over this post. I greatly appreciate each of you who took the time to read and to add your own…"
"Thank you, Tyler, for such a heartfelt and well stated posting. I felt very touched by how you related your experience, and I hope that you have been able to find something of what you need from this site. -- Jay"
"I do not believe I can compose any words better than those that were written before mine. You have been offered some good advice and thoughtful words. As I read your post I am truly saddened by your family’s loss…
I am sorry for you and…"
"Oh, Tyler....what a HORRIBLE, tragic thing to have to go through. I feel your pain and grief as I read your post. While I've never gone through the grief of losing a child (pre-born or otherwise), I do know about grief and loss,…"
"Tyler, I know something of what you and your wife are feeling. My wife and I lost a daughter who was stillborn in her 38th week, just like your son. As if it couldn't be any worse, she was delivered on my wife's birthday!
It had been a…"
"I am sorry for your loss.
I think everyone who has posted so far has had some good things to say. I've never been in your position, but my mother has. I'm the eldest of 3 boys, but I was going to have an older brother. He ended up being…"
"Well said, Larry. While I truly believe God has a plan, there are times like this when people don't want to be encouraged or told about His plan. They just want you to listen and offer comfort, not advice or cute anecdotes. People are…"
"That's an interesting point. How do the race groups on campus feel about this kind of profiling? For years, they've been fighting against obnoxious "Arabs look like terrorists", "Hispanics look like…"
"Guilt or innocence is not determined by a college administration but by a jury of peers or judge in a court of law. The young man was determined guilty by reason of resemblance (not even a legal argument at all), and his freedom restricted by…"
"I'm sure the Jews in Germany didn't look at statistics the same way either afterwards. Nor do the girls that Boku Haram have kidnapped or the kidnapped journalist/aidworkers/tourists. I mean statistically they're in the…"
"He was talking about the policy, not the case. The policy that sets this kid free is generally applicable. We don't punish innocent people.
This is also not as completely out-of-the-blue as it sounds. There is a certain…"