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Native Son replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"The big issues with the laundry in Native Son's household are the different techniques and practices used by Native Son and Mrs. Son.  "
May 13, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"That's exactly our arrangement. I so hate cooking."
May 12, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"I wish your headline was true. Some of the biggest slobs I know have been women. Men just naturally win out because, well, they generally smell worse."
May 12, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"Behavior can change, yes, and starting very young. Interesting findings on nature vs. nurture buried in this toy article on the NTY site. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/30/opinion/does-stripping-gender-from-toys-really-make-sense.html"
May 12, 2012
Brandon Michael replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"People do that with all behavior from everyone. Behavior can change, though, but not personality so compromise is still needed on both parties in a couple."
May 12, 2012
Will replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"I wouldn't call myself passive, but we do reverse a few things.  I'm more verbal than she is and more able to articulate.  I care more about what she wears than she does.  She's less into spending money than I am.…"
May 11, 2012
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"Hello My Dear how are you my name is Miss Rita i saw your profile today and become interested in you so here is my e-mail adderss (ritakoneh@hotmail.co.uk) Please try to send me E-mail so that I can give you my picture.for you to know whom…"
Mar 26, 2010
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Aug 30, 2009
Joseph L. Rogers replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"Fookin' A! This is great, dude, and thank you for posting it. I've been reading some stuff of the same nature here and there. A favorite author, John Ringo, delves into it in several of his books. Will, as far as seeing the laundry first,…"
Jun 13, 2009
Will replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"I'm all for recognizing gender differences, and honoring them. But I see the laundry pile up first in my marriage."
Jun 11, 2009
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How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up

G'Day fellow men,Came across this article by Naomi Wolf which provides an interesting spin on gender roles.Look forward to your thoughts and discussion...How the male brain can't see the laundry pile upNorth Americans of my generation grew up with the 1970s children's record Free to Be ... You and Me, on which Rosey Grier, an immense former gridiron star, sang It's All Right to Cry. The message: girls could be tough, and boys were allowed not to be.For almost 40 years, that era's Western…See More
Jun 11, 2009
Jenks replied to Brett McKay's discussion 30 Days to a Better Man Day 2: Shine Your Shoes in the group 30 Days to a Better Man 2009
"No shoes yourself? Go and find someone's shoes who do need shining. An elderly relative perhaps... Or sit down with your son or daughter and teach them how to shine their shoes."
Jun 1, 2009
Jenks replied to Brett McKay's discussion 30 Days to a Better Man Day 1: Define Your 5 Core Values in the group 30 Days to a Better Man 2009
"My Core Values: Integrity (honest, dependable, truthful, respectful) Clarity (of mind, commmunication, purpose) Balance (family, work, leisure, faith) Selflessness (giving > receiving) Wisdom (mindfulness, life-long learning)"
Jun 1, 2009
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May 24, 2009
Jenks replied to Tyler Wainright's discussion How can dads be manly? in the group Manly Dads
"G'day fellas. The ability to be 'manly' rests with giving it the priority it deserves. What I mean by that is that unless we give ourselves the time and headspace to focus on maintaining our masculinity, we wont be the best fathers,…"
May 22, 2009

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At 6:28am on April 14, 2009, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the Family Man group, Jenks. Cool Mark Twain quote.
 
 
 

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Native Son replied to Harry Mcgrath's discussion Finding a Taylor
"Not only does virtually every dry cleaner in my area do some tailoring, but last time I looked, mens wear stores, I'm thinking of Mens Wearhouse for one, have tailors on staff to alter clothing, especially pants to fit.   Oh, and please…"
55 minutes ago
Native Son replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"OK, I had a few snarky comments, but seriously, for your furniture you're going to want the crude, California Mission style stuff from back in the 1920s at the latest.  And it would tend to be stained very dark, almost black to look…"
1 hour ago
Native Son replied to Native Son's discussion Ukraine. in the group The Great Debate
"Apparently the routing was simply because it was a shorter distance, and therefore less expensive to fly.  I've seen reporting that the FAA prohibited that particular airway to US airlines back in April, on a "just in case" basis."
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Daniel Rodriguez replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Nothing wrong there, but yes, antique shops. Chests instead of Metal Footlockers, wooden tables out of planks than metal and glass, the like. Browns and reds come into mind as the primary colours. "
4 hours ago
Daniel Rodriguez replied to Jack Neulist's discussion Finding the "Old Ones": Who really settled North America first? in the group History Buffs
"For the sake of history, it's a footnote. Nothing special. The Current Europeans took Europe from the Indo Europeans who took it from the Nearanderthals. Europid peoples spread from North Africa to Siberia and now during the Ice Age populated…"
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Michael J. K. replied to Jon's discussion Friendships in the group Male Survivors
"Finding good male friends is not easy.   I have a few and they are like gold."
4 hours ago
Joshua Scheide replied to Jack M.'s discussion What book do you think is worth re-reading and why?.
"Funny - by coincidence the book you mentioned is next on my queue, and will indeed by a second read through. Looking forward to it."
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Thomas Patrick replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"So you want it to look very rustic?Lots of unfinished furniture and exposed wooden support beams I suppose."
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