My best friend just got engaged a few months ago, and of course I'm happy for him. Like other posters and their past experiences, I've already started hanging out less and less, which I understand…Continue
"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…"
"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…"
"Agree with all the replies above. It's not a right or wrong issue. It's very nice of you but not necessary. However, you'll definitely score points with the girl. She'll definitely appreciate his fiance having thoughtful friends…"
"I agree with you. If an event must be called off because of an un-expected circumstances it is up to the person who's been affected by those un-expected circumstances.
@James -- Will is right as well. This isn't an issue of right or…"
"Actually, James, can you be more specific? Like Rockeman said, it depends. If he said it was fine for you to hang out, and you offered -- that's extremely generous of you and that makes you a wonderful friend. My two cents."
I recently made a post awhile back, about how my best friend recently just got engaged too. I see where you're coming from. If I were you, I would have loved to hang out with him, but I also understand that he has other priorities. I…"
My best friend just got engaged a few months ago, and of course I'm happy for him. Like other posters and their past experiences, I've already started hanging out less and less, which I understand and am okay with.We had planned to do something, just us two guys, this weekend. But his fiance's brother (i.e., his future brother-in-law) is coming over from across the country to stay with his sister. Even though my friend and I had something planned, I told him that he should spend more time with…See More
"Here's my crackpot theory. I have no evidence for it except personal experience and that of my friends. I think the issue is larger than just what's happening with boys -- I don't think it's a gender issue. It…"
"Thanks for your perspective, Shane. It has a lot more weight because you've actually done this sort of thing. So far the absence of someone who's done it chiming in and telling me how much they loved it is very telling. …"
"Engage his male instinct for problem solving."
Boys and girls are different! Wow, what a novel thought. As much as some fool might wish that to not be true, and go through all manner of fallacious contortions to try to prove…"
"If the powers that be in Muslim nations feel Christianity or any other infidel faith to be ascendant, they will quash it with blood and fire as they've always done, and continue to do.
Bloody conquest is the only path for Christianity to…"